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Retelling the Story of Manufacturing


Metrology holds a clue to how the story of manufacturing can be retold along bold new lines, says Ole Rollén, president and CEO of Hexagon. In his keynote address at the recent HxGN Live event, he made the point that, in manufacturing, dimensional measurement data have to be part of the total process narrative—from beginning to end.

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ZONE: Die/Mold » Inspection

Where Probing Is a Measure of Progress


Measuring on machining centers is no substitute for this mold manufacturer's CMM. Rather, the goal of on-machine probing is to minimize downtime at individual workstations and to maximize overall throughput.

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ZONE: Fluids

Recycling System Cuts New Coolant Use in Half


Nebraska Machine Products was buying new coolant every month, racking up expenses. Eriez' HydroFlow coolant recycling system reduced new coolant costs.

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ZONE: VMCs

Of Music and Machining


A custom-designed five-axis dual process CNC router allows a piano builder to machine a critical part more quickly, retaining the quality of tone for which it is known.

Gardner Business Index

GBI: Metalworking May 2016 – 45.3


Capital spending plans continue to outpace year-ago numbers.

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