A pattern maker demonstrates is patternless approach to casting.
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An MTConnect-enabled machine monitoring system gives shopfloor managers information that is driving up utilization rates and improving workforce communication for this manufacturer of high-pressure aerospace fittings.
The low-cost 3D printer in this shop supports machining by simplifying prototyping and producing usable hardware—including vise jaws.
This shop found that a quick-change jaw system reduced 80-minute change-over times to just 8 minutes.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is initiating a project to demonstrate how a standardized 3D model of a product can integrate and streamline production from initial design through final inspection in a continuous, coherent data-driven process.
The Metalworking Business Index (MBI) has been growing for that past 15 consecutive months.