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Cutting Edge Control Speeds Cross-Hole Deburring

As opposed to springs or other mechanical means of driving tool inserts into hole intersections, leveraging pneumatic or hydraulic pressure provides a means of process control beyond feed and speed adjustments.

Cutting Tools / Fluids

Coolant’s Impact on Face Milling Aluminum

Testing shows that understanding the interplay among cutting speed, tool wear and cutting power can lead to more informed evaluation of metalworking fluids and more predictable machining.

Five Axis / Machining Centers

The Key to Success with Flexible Machining Cells Is People

This aerospace component manufacturer is committed to flexible machining cells for producing complex parts for the latest commercial airliner programs. Its newest cell adds both capacity and capability—and takes the company to a new level of commitment.

Modern Machine Shop
May Issue

It's not just the cells, it's the skills

GBI: Metalworking January 2017 – 53.8

The metalworking industry expands for the first time in almost two years.

Siemens Answers with the Most Innovative CNC Solutions for Machine Tool Technology

Next Generation

Contingent Staffing for the Machining Job Shop

Hiring additional staff is an option to increase capacity, but if the fluctuation in demand is unpredictable and of short duration, you can quickly end up with excess capacity and a fixed expense that is too large for a lower level of business.
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Knowledge Centers

Knowledge Centers are well organized collections of practical information on specific topics. This is the place to go to get grounded on technologies and best practice.


So You’re in the Market for a Machine Tool—Start Your Search by Asking “Why”

There’s nothing worse than buying a new machine that ends up neglected in the corner because it’s the wrong one for the job. Some key questions at the beginning of your search can help you avoid that.

Video: 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Additive Manufacturing

Manufacturers now succeeding with additive manufacturing are beginning to see what its ultimate impact might be. Here are ideas about the reach that AM will have, and the kinds of changes and advances it will enable.