The M. Eugene Merchant Technology Development Center at TechSolve is a well-equipped machining lab dedicated to developing advanced machining processes and conducting machining-related research. The current projects in the lab reflect critical issues facing metalworking manufacturers, as I learned at a recent open house.
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Gaging systems that consist of reconfigurable modules promise flexibility for high-precision inspection of short-run shaft production.
In some cases, thick-walled, seamless tubes make more sense than solid barstock for certain stainless cylindrical parts.
By implementing its own shop management software, Lynar Corporation was able to increase productivity by 15 percent.
We might be getting poorer while we imagine we’re getting richer.
With a reading of 48.5, the MBI showed that the metalworking industry contracted slightly in April after growing in March. Since the noticeable contraction in the second half of 2012, the industry has been virtually flat.