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Manufacturing Engineering: March 2023

The March 2023 edition of Manufacturing Engineering is available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are below.
Process control begins at product simulation and understanding the manufacturability of the part. Measurements along the way ensure near real-time control of both design and quality, reducing the overall costs across the entire development project.

The Soup to Nuts of Dies and Molds

February 24, 2023
Success with precision toolmaking requires the right CNC machinery, cutting tools, and manufacturing software.
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Anca iBalance software shows the operator where to add weight to the wheel set to correct for any imbalance.

It's Time to Get Serious About Tool Balancing

February 27, 2023
Balancing is no act, with tangible benefits for any size shop.
Ed Sinkora
By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
Brian Hilton, senior research engineer at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, N.Y.), reviews plans with a co-worker for a low-cost, sustainable office chair designed by RIT students.

Remanufacturing: Value Redux

March 1, 2023
From furniture to medical-imaging equipment, remanufacturing makes a big impact with a small footprint.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
Insert drills feature multilayer exchangeable carbide tips that are material specific for carbon and alloy steels and cast iron with holder lengths of 3xD, 5xD, and 8xD.

The Hole Story: A Deep Dive on Drilling

March 3, 2023
It’s important to get to the bottom of the hole to know what you’re dealing with.
Jim Lorincz
By Jim Lorincz Contributing Editor, SME Media

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