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Online Education for Metal Cutting

A new e-learning program from Sandvik Coromant provides novice and experienced machine tool operators alike with an online approach to bolstering their metal cutting skills.

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Seven Things to Know about the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0

When everything is connected to everything else, manufacturing will have a very different face.

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Shop Applies App to Adopt CNC Technology Faster

A custom machine-operating and automatic program-generating app has helped racing parts maker Moser Engineering quickly reap the benefits of CNC machining even though nobody there had any prior experience with it.


Hobbing Bevel Gears on a Turn-Mill Center

After deciding to manufacture bevel gears for its own purposes in-house, Index developed a “gear hobbing package” that transforms its R200 and R300 turn-mill centers into gear cutting machines.

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Total MoldMaking Business Index for June 2015: 47.9

With a reading of 47.9, the Gardner Business Index showed that the moldmaking industry contracted for the second time in three months. June’s index was the lowest since October 2014 and the second-lowest since December 2013. The index has trended down consistently since this past February.

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