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Marlon Blandon

Innovative Thread Milling

October 27, 2021
Materials that require threads to be milled rather than tapped are usually very complex alloys created for components or parts designed for long-term use.
Marlon Blandon
By Marlon Blandon Product Manager for Thread Milling, Emuge-Franken
Northeast Arkansas Career and Technical Center students show off a part for the NASA HUNCH program that they submitted for The Phillips Machinist Student Competition. The component will be used in a three-axis, steerable camera mount for the International Space Station.

Community of Manufacturing Builds Better Outcomes

October 27, 2021
Phillips Corp. aims to provide young people with the tools to create meaningful manufacturing careers.
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Sandvik Coromant’s OptiThreading™ software module for thread turning helps overcome the risk of chip jams and associated downtime.

Sandvik Coromant Reveals a New Form of Chip Control

October 26, 2021
Sandvik Coromant launches new software module for controlled chip breaking.
By Sandvik Coromant
The panther, which is about 20" 500mm in length, was machined from an aluminum block in just under 13 hours.

Machining a Metal Panther

October 25, 2021
OPEN MIND Technologies & HAIMER Collaborate To Machine a Sleek Panther Figure from a single aluminum block.
By Open Mind Technologies Press Release
Developed with Oak Ridge National Lab, MSC’s MillMax service can reportedly triple the material removal rate of existing equipment by analyzing the vibration characteristics of each setup.

Chasing Gold in A&D Manufacturing

October 25, 2021
ORNL has partnered with MSC Industrial Supply to deliver a service that improves the material removal rate of existing equipment by a factor of three, on average, by correctly using cutting conditions based on measurements.
Ed Sinkora
By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
Matthew Gifford

Machining Outlook Takes Flight Again in the Aerospace Market

October 21, 2021
Suppliers need to conduct inquiries now about how to improve machining, processes and operations so they are ready for the flight out of the pandemic pit.
Matthew Gifford
By Matthew Gifford National Sales Manager, Mitsui Seiki USA Inc.
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