An app to assist machinists in finish boring was the beginning. Now, servo control allows the app’s adjustments to be made automatically, allowing the process to run unattended.
SW North America opens a new facility to strengthen its automotive presence, Walter and Starrag focus on aviation and power turbines, and other manufacturing news.
Learn about the tactics a small shop and a large one use to develop and retain their employees.
Although the Gardner Business Index for November 2017 moved lower, its average for the year is still at a five-year high.
Don’t assume your gage is correct just because it has a calibration sticker. If it hasn’t been in frequent use, follow a measurement checklist to make sure.
Metal 3D-printed parts require machining to remove them from the build plate. A module that integrates a band saw and milling spindle automates this process.
The December 2017 digital edition of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as coordinate measuring machines and scanning, the Capital Spending Forecast and dry grinding.
This technology offers an alternative to traditional liquid coolants by providing a clean stream of air as cold as -30°F to cool cutters and workpieces during machining.
Laser cutting and welding capability can make Swiss-type lathes an ideal complement to equipment that hasn’t traditionally shared space with production machinery.
Attendees saw the U.S. premier of two five-axis machining centers. They also saw vertical machining centers and the company’s advanced machine tool factory.