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Making HMCs Nimble Enough for Small Jobs

January 14, 2021
Horizontal machine tools (HMCs) have typically been used for longer run production jobs. But as lot sizes decrease, machine builders and their partners have introduced new technologies that speed setups and generally make HMCs nimbler. So much so that one should probably rethink the role HMCs serve.
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By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
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