The February 2014 edition of Manufacturing Engineering is now available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are available on www.MfgEngMedia.com.
Technology Goes Deep on Land and SubseaHorizontal drilling multiplies demand for machined components, accessories.Metrology Takes FlightLook for more integration between metrology data, sensors and automation as aircraft manufacturing enters era of unprecedented growth.CMCs Make the LEAP to ProductionGE Aviation’s ceramic composite material is, after decades of development, ready for use in the LEAP airliner engine.Quick-Change Five-Axis Workholding Systems Keep Spindles TurningReducing setup time, giving the spindle clearance and making job changes simple and accurate are focus of five-axis workholding systems.
On the Ball at Beaver AerospaceMove toward electromechanical actuator systems is just one trend benefiting innovative aerospace and defense supplier.
UPFRONTEnergy Revolution Here to Stay
QUALITY SCANSelecting Next-Generation Laser-Scanning Technology
SME SPEAKSMaking an Impact with Words
NEWSDESKUS Auto Sales: Best Since 2007
SOFTWARE UPDATEWith New CAM Solutions, Autodesk Adds Final Piece in Design-for-Manufacturing Puzzle
TECH FRONTNanotube Soldering Process Creates Tiny Electrical PathwaysSHOP SOLUTIONSSubsea Control Depends on Accurate MachiningHigh-Tech Turning Wins Race, Parts BusinessPerfect Holes Made Easy in Hard MaterialFOCUS ON THE WORKFORCEPreparing Future Engineers for Day One on the JobVIEWPOINTSExploring Manufacturing's 3D Future
Fighting for the American DreamRead about the turnaround at Elliott Group, which has invested $110 million in its Jeannette, PA, energy manufacturing plant.
On the Cover: Elliott Group’s Dan McCullough dresses an impeller used in energy-generating rotating equipment. The maker of compressors and sea turbines has expanded and invested in a factory that was once slated for closure. Photo by Steve Dietz, courtesy of USW.