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Cutting Tool Webinar: Automated Tool Transfers Enable High CNC Machine Utilization

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New live webinar series by Fastems and TDM Systems:

Digital tool management gives a productivity boost to automated machining

Cutting tool management that extends beyond the production planning on the shop floor is an essential success factor for flexible and highly productive machining. Knowing which tool you need, where and when – and managing all of this with minimum effort – is the theme of three live webinars hosted by Fastems and TDM Systems in January and February 2023. The webinar series presents how closely integrated systems enable a seamless tool and production data exchange, and empower automated CNC machining:

  • Optimized processes & more efficient operations
  • Less machine downtime
  • Shorter set-up & lead times
  • Cost & time savings
  • Higher transparency

The LIVE webinars will demonstrate how the cutting tool solutions by TDM Systems and Fastems work together for a seamless, digital cutting tool organization both in the planning and manufacturing level, and how this boosts the shop floor productivity. Participants will have an opportunity ask questions in the live Q&A in the end of each webinar. To provide a suitable timing and language for as many manufacturers as possible, each webinar will be run in two languages and in various time zones. Register in the full webinar series here!

3rd Live Webinar:

“Fully Automated Transfers of Tools for High MC Utilization”

The final live webinar on February 14th, 2023 focuses on integrating the customer’s factory-wide ERP/MES systems with TDM and Fastems systems, resulting in predictive and intelligent tool automation in metal-cutting production.

This webinar presents how MMS (1) efficiently receives production orders from the customer’s ERP, (2) manages production resources such as NC programs, part data, tools, pallets, and fixtures based on production orders; and (3) schedules production for months in advance. In those cases where the tool demand is high, the physical tool deliveries to CNC machines can also be automated – lowering the need for sister tools and allowing for long unmanned machining periods even with short machining cycles. The integration with the customer’s ERP allows for efficient tool procurement in the TDM system.

Learn in under 60 minutes…

  • How you can implement end-to-end tool management for both flexible and highly productive machining production through the perfect interaction of the tool management system and the Manufacturing Management Software (MMS).
  • How you can optimize tool use and thereby reduce costs thanks to tool management and tool automation.
  • How tool automation efficiently supports you in unmanned production.
  • How to ensure just-in-time delivery of tools to the machine tool magazine.
  • How to increase machine utilization because every tool can be used in every machine.

Ready to join?

Register in the first webinar on February 14, 2023 for free:

Register: 8.30 CET in English Register: 10.00 CET in German Register: 10 AM EST in English

Register in the Full Webinar Series

1st Live Webinar 17th January 2023

“Increase Your Manufacturing Efficiency with Digital Cutting Tool Data Management + Flexible CNC Automation

English:
8.30 CET
German:
10.00 CET
English:
10 AM EST (16.00 CET)
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2nd Live Webinar:   31st January 2023

“First Time Right in Cutting Tool & NC Program Planning Ensuring Error-Free and Highly Productive CNC Machining”

English:
8.30 CET
German:
10.00 CET
English:
10 AM EST (16.00 CET)
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3rd  Live Webinar:   14th February 2023

“Fully Automated Transfers of Cutting Tools Enable High Machine Tool Utilization

English:
8.30 CET
German:
10.00 CET
English:
10 AM EST (16.00 CET)
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The Experts

 

Robert Auer

Director of Global Business Development
TDM Systems GmbH

 

Robert Auer has worked at TDM Systems since 2016 where he started as Director of Sales Asia Pacific/Global Partner Sales and was appointed Director of Global Business Development three years later. His focus lays in securing and expanding new markets around the world, particularly the American market. He comes from the field of process automation, cutting tool management and tool lifecycle management, and prior to that he was employed as Head of Sales and Marketing at EffCom AG. Robert Auer also brought with him a wealth of expertise in sales, key accounts and marketing, not to mention international experience, from his earlier role at Zoller Inc. (USA), Zoller GmbH and QUIAGEN.

 

Volker Schwegler

Solution Architect
Fastems

 

Volker Schwegler works as a solution architect at Fastems, designing optimal automation systems for our customers with CNC metal-cutting processes. Mr. Schwegler has been working in the digital CNC production environment for more than 25 years and he has an extensive experience also in cutting tool focused business. Throughout his career as a software and interface designer and developer, project and product manager, and consultant in engineering at various companies, including 10 years at Fastems, he has acquired the relevant know-how for software solutions in manufacturing. He uses this experience to increase the profitably of Fastems customers by helping them utilize digital and automated manufacturing technologies.

TDM Systems

TDM Systems GmbH is the leading developer of software for tool data management, ranging from comprehensive solutions for data and graphics management, the provision of specific tool data for NC programming, the organization of tool logistics (circulation, inventories), through support for tool assembly and presetting, to tool provision at the machine and tool procurement.

A special feature of the TDM software is its high integration capability in existing system landscapes of metal-cutting production as a decisive basis for a complete tool lifecycle management.

Fastems

As a CNC automation company with 40 years of experience and over 5,000 delivered systems, Fastems offers the most comprehensive and powerful solutions for planning, executing, and monitoring automated metal-cutting production. One of the particular strengths of Fastems is their production control software MMS (Manufacturing Management Software) that includes central, order-based tool management features for automated production, including adaptive, in-advance tool scheduling and real-time tool service life monitoring.