As CNC machine tools displaced conventional, manually operated machines, computerized systems were taking over other manufacturing functions. This story is part of our 90th anniversary series.
Why would anyone want to use additive manufacturing?
One article in the 50th anniversary issue recapped the emerging technologies covered in years past, but another predicted how the digital computer and automation might impact our industry in the future. This story is part of our 90th anniversary series.
Faced with chronic pain, a machinist developed a system for relieving work-related strains on the body.
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on electrical discharge machines (EDMs) tailored to a variety of industries.
The hopes and dreams we have today provide a good clue for what tomorrow might be like.
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Stories about whether to adopt numerical control reveal the value of careful consideration over wholehearted embrace or outright dismissal of new disruptive technologies. This story is part of our 90th anniversary series.
Numerical control was first mentioned in the pages of Modern Machine Shop in the mid-1950s. It proved to be the biggest disruptive machining technology of that era—maybe even the biggest disruptive technology ever. This story is part of our 90th anniversary series.
What has changed in roller bearing manufacturing? The Timken Company and Modern Machine Shop reunite to explore the topic we covered 75 years ago. This story is part of our 90th anniversary series.