OSG Sponsors Engineering Teams at Purdue University and the University of Michigan
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Did you know that some college students design and
manufacture mini-baja vehicles and submarines? Not only do these students take engineering
classes, but also they get to implement their knowledge by designing, machining
parts and assembling a vehicle. We at OSG believe that such opportunities to
actually manufacture a complete vehicle will inspire these future manufacturers
and will develop their skills and creativity.
To help these students in their efforts to manufacture
these vehicles, OSG donated over $30,000 in new cutting tools to the Society of
Automotive Engineers (SAE) Mini-Baja Racing Team at Purdue University and the
Human Powered Submarine Team at the University of Michigan.
“Through our tooling donations to the Purdue
University’s Mini-Baja Racing Team and the University of Michigan’s Human
Powered Submarine Team, we hope to help these engineers better understand metal
cutting through the use and applications of OSG’s advanced and innovative
cutting tools,” said Mike Cotton, Marketing Manager at OSG.
The SAE Mini-Baja Racing Team at Purdue University
designs, manufactures and races a one-person off-road vehicle. The team participates in three regional
competitions annually. The Human Powered Submarine Team at the University of
Michigan also designs and fabricates their submarines to participate in
national and international competitions.
Students of the Mini-Baja Racing Team and the Human
Powered Submarine Team received the tooling donations last week, and they are
getting ready to install the tools in their machines.
“These end mills are very high quality, and we are
excited to put them to good use,” said Tasha Gillum, a student from the
University of Michigan’s Human Powered Submarine Team.
We were glad to see the students open the boxes of new tooling
with big smiles on their faces. Seeing them excited to use our tools made us
realize how important it is for us to be a part of educating manufacturing
students. We continue to actively work with technical colleges and universities
to demonstrate our commitment to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.
Scott Daggett to Present at AeroDef
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Our very own, Scott Daggett, better known as an OSG
aerospace expert, will be presenting “Milling High Speed vs. Surface Finish in
Composites” at AeroDef in Long Beach, California on Wednesday, February 10th.
AeroDef is the most recognized trade show in the aerospace industry where
numerous aerospace innovations are presented.
During Scott’s presentation, he will compare various
common and commercially available end mills and routers for composites. By
examining various geometries, attendees will learn which style of end mills and
routers are the best for achieving high feed rates, superior surface finish and
lower cutting temperature. Scott’s presentation will assist you in choosing
right the geometries for machining specific types of composites.
Scott has been with OSG for 16 years and has diverse
experience providing customer support, training and developing products. He has
previously spoken at AeroDef, AeroCon, Boeing Symposium and IMTS. Currently as
a National Aerospace Specialist, he will be hosting OSG’s 2016 Aerospace
Seminars which cover composites and high temp alloys.
Scott’s AeroDef presentation will begin at 3PM on
Wednesday, February 10th in room S-7 during the Machining &
Drilling of Composites session. Be sure to also stop by OSG’s booth #237 to
speak with our industry experts and learn about our latest innovations!
OSG USA, INC. Acquires Assets and Manufacturing Technology for IMU Dies
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OSG USA, INC. announced that it has
acquired the assets and proprietary manufacturing technology of IMU Dies.
Effective immediately, OSG is the exclusive source for IMU branded dies
“IMU has produced and sold dies for almost 40
years, so we are excited to now be able to sell them as an OSG brand and
manufacture them at our fastener products plant in Parma, Ohio,” said Mike
Grantham, President of OSG USA.
Customers can order IMU branded dies by contacting
OSG USA at the following:
OSG USA, INC.
12502 Plaza Drive
Parma, OH 44130
Phone: (216) 267-1300
FAX: (216) 267-3356