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With Retention Knobs, Shop Sets Sight on Aerospace Machining

15 Aug 2018 09:00

Mitch and Brian Olson didn’t know much about CNC machining when they started their machine shop, but they learned that if they wanted to pursue high-accuracy aerospace work, they would need to overcome a flaw inherent in V-flange tooling.

Putting Cutting Tool Vibration Control to the Test

14 Aug 2018 09:00

Uncontrolled vibration can cause a variety of problems in metalcutting operations. Taking the passive/dynamic approach, discover how the Steadyline system from Seco Tools absorbs and controls cutting tool vibration.

Manufacturing News of Note: August 2018

13 Aug 2018 09:00

Shop tours during IMTS, a pre-show tool grinding contest and other industry news. 

The International Manufacturing Technology Show Is for Job Shops

12 Aug 2018 09:00

A visit to this show is the gateway to comprehensive renewal.

CMM Inspection Aided by 3D-Printed Fixtures

11 Aug 2018 09:00

Cincinnati Inc. has found that 3D-printed fixtures save money and effort in the inspection process for intermediate to complex machined parts.

Omax Celebrates Anniversary, New Products at Open House

10 Aug 2018 09:00

The manufacturer of waterjet cutting solutions marked its 25 years in business with demonstrations of its products, including new additions that have enabled the company to expand its reach.

Surface Grinder Improves Machine Tool Components

9 Aug 2018 09:00

Moore Tool replaced its dated surface grinder with a new model from Okamoto, which included features and options that have helped the company improve accuracies and surface finishes on components of its jig grinders and diamond-turning equipment.

For Many Machining Facilities, the Mindset Now Must Be “Radical Automation”

8 Aug 2018 09:00

What if there will never, ever be enough talent in your local labor pool to meet the still-growing demand for skilled manufacturing employees? The real challenge might lie in our expectations about how much skilled labor we need. Let IMTS 2018 be the beginning of facing this challenge.

Three Ways to Increase Spindle Utilization with Vertical Machining Centers

7 Aug 2018 09:00

Getting more hours a day out of your spindle can be a matter of automation, but there are other aspects of machine design that also have an impact. Here are a few ways to get more out of a vertical machining center.

Discover Your Path to Success at IMTS 2018

6 Aug 2018 09:00

The August digital edition previews the International Manufacturing Technology Show.

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