When using a five-axis machining center for 3 + 2 (positional) machining, the programmed tool path must be checked carefully to avoid collisions and optimize results. This video shows how Delcam PowerMill’s new Dynamic Machining Control improves this process.
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“We thought we knew what our utilization was, but now we know for sure.
The 2014 World Machine Tool Output and Consumption Survey shows that the U.S. machine tool market has outpaced the rest of the world two of the last three years and is forecasted to grow faster in 2014.
Mechanical rotary indexers like these can be installed on a machine quickly and take up less table real estate of motorized indexers.
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills awarded industry-recognized credentials to a record number of people last year. This is a welcome trend.
With a reading of 55.9, Gardner’s metalworking business index showed that conditions in the industry expanded in March for the third straight month and the fourth time in five months. This was the fastest rate of growth since March 2012.