GROB Systems to host medical technology event

March 29, 2024 - 07:30am
Grob medical event

GROB Systems Inc., a developer of manufacturing systems and machine tools, has announced it will be hosting a Medical Technology event, together with industry partners Open Mind Technologies, Seco, Third Wave Systems and Ecoclean.

The event will be held at GROB’s North America headquarters and production facility in Bluffton, Ohio, on April 30, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.

The special one-day event will feature live machining demonstrations on the high precision GROB G150 5-Axis Universal Machining Center featuring medical applications such as a titanium bone plate and cobalt chrome knee femoral.

Open Mind Technologies will provide advanced hyperMILL CAM programming strategies, and Seco will utilize and demonstrate a range of high-performance end mills designed for cutting tough materials and complex parts.

Third Wave Systems will participate in the event by analyzing tool paths via its machining modeling solution.

Also, Ecoclean will highlight its medical equipment cleaning process and capabilities. In addition, a live interactive “Technical Talk” will be held where attendees can discuss unique medical application manufacturing challenges with engineers and product specialists from GROB, Open Mind Technologies, Seco, Third Wave Systems, and Ecoclean.

A tour will also be offered of the GROB 400,000 sq. ft. facility which features the vertically integrated manufacturing of machining centers and automation. The event is complementary and manufacturing professionals are encouraged to attend. 

Registration is required. For more details, and to register, click here.

Related Glossary Terms

  • centers


    Cone-shaped pins that support a workpiece by one or two ends during machining. The centers fit into holes drilled in the workpiece ends. Centers that turn with the workpiece are called “live” centers; those that do not are called “dead” centers.

  • computer-aided manufacturing ( CAM)

    computer-aided manufacturing ( CAM)

    Use of computers to control machining and manufacturing processes.

  • machining center

    machining center

    CNC machine tool capable of drilling, reaming, tapping, milling and boring. Normally comes with an automatic toolchanger. See automatic toolchanger.


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