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Optimization Module Tackles Tough Materials

March 8, 2019
Most anyone who’s worked in a machine shop for any length of time has at some point attended a trade show or machine tool distributor’s open house. There they see canned demonstrations of CNC machines busily carving up chunks of brass, mild steel, or aluminum into business card holders and tic-tac-toe games.
Gene Granata
By Gene Granata VERICUT Product Manager, CGTech Inc.
Swiss Machining Made Simpler

Swiss Machining Made Simpler

January 30, 2019
Swiss-style machine tools can be a good choice for making complex parts. On the downside, however, Swiss machining itself has a reputation of being complex—and, therefore, more difficult to master than standard machining.
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Murata Machinery USA demonstrated its turning, fiber laser, punch press and automated storage technologies Sept. 18-20 at its biennial North American technology showcase.

Murata Machinery USA Highlights New Technology at Showcase Event

October 16, 2019
In a broad-ranging display of high-precision manufacturing proficiencies, Murata Machinery USA demonstrated its turning, fiber laser, punch press and automated storage technologies Sept. 18-20 at its biennial North American technology showcase.
Geoff Giordano
By Geoff Giordano Contributing Editor, SME Media

Dual-Spindle Technology a Boon to Automakers

October 7, 2019
Over its 140-year history, automotive manufacturing technology has evolved in parallel with progress in the vehicles themselves. Early automakers custom made individual “horseless carriages.” Later, standardized parts and moving assembly lines delivered mass-produced cars. Development of integrated transfer lines enabled part runs to extend for years.
By Max Paulet Business Development Manager, PCI / Absolute Machine Tools Inc.

Putting Machinery on a Strong Fitness Plan Starts with Real-Time Monitoring

August 16, 2019
Having a plan for maintaining and improving the performance and reliability of every machine on a shop floor is vital to manufacturing operations.
Louis Columbus
By Louis Columbus IQMS
By Michael Buchli Dassault Systèmes
Optimization Module Tackles Tough Materials

Optimization Module Tackles Tough Materials

March 8, 2019
Most anyone who’s worked in a machine shop for any length of time has at some point attended a trade show or machine tool distributor’s open house. There they see canned demonstrations of CNC machines busily carving up chunks of brass, mild steel, or aluminum into business card holders and tic-tac-toe games.
Gene Granata
By Gene Granata VERICUT Product Manager, CGTech Inc.
Swiss Machining Made Simpler

Swiss Machining Made Simpler

January 30, 2019
Swiss-style machine tools can be a good choice for making complex parts. On the downside, however, Swiss machining itself has a reputation of being complex—and, therefore, more difficult to master than standard machining.
By ME Staff Report
New Approaches to Making Parts for the Oil Patch

New Approaches to Making Parts for the Oil Patch

January 28, 2019
Rod Zimmerman of cutting tool manufacturer Iscar Metals lives in a pleasant green zone in a Fort Worth suburb. Yet within a half mile of his home, an oil company has sunk a vertical hole 7,500′ (2,286 m) deep, from which it has splayed nine lateral lines, each going about half a mile.
Ed Sinkora
By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
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