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Manufacturing Engineering: October 2022

The October 2022 edition of Manufacturing Engineering is available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are below.
Programming a robot is not as difficult as some perceive, particularly for the younger generation that grew up with video games and using controllers.

Now Hiring: Robot Welders

October 24, 2022
Automation is becoming more advanced, but human partners are critical for success.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
Norton’s new Abrasive Process Solutions (APS) program draws upon the knowledge of the Norton team and access to 30 different machines and a robotic automation cell to determine the optimal grinding or finishing solutions for customers.

Grinding Toward Industry 4.0

October 25, 2022
Machines are designed for ease of use and versatility to fill the gap from the shortage of experienced operators.
Jim Lorincz
By Jim Lorincz Contributing Editor, SME Media
The Flow Mach 500’saccuracy, quickness and speed make it Flow Waterjet’s most productive solution.

Not Your Father's Waterjet

October 26, 2022
Advancements in waterjet technology lead to new uses, industries.
By Brad Marley Contributing Editor
Visitors to this year's IMTS got a glimpse of FANUC's new RoboCut c-CiC series, which was introduced about one year ago.

Thinking Outside the EDM Box

October 27, 2022
With FABTECH 2022 in Atlanta fast approaching, it might be time to rethink electrical discharge machining’s traditional roles.
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Marubeni Citizen-Cincom offers a host of options for customers that want to bring their laser processing in-house. The MCC L2000 Laser system is shown here in action, with sparks flying, but without coolant running for the photo.

Laser Processing Is Having Its Moment

October 28, 2022
Improvements in efficiency and scaling make laser processing a preferred choice for manufacturers.
By Brad Marley Contributing Editor

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