A composite parts manufacturer in Nebraska recently installed a combined five-axis waterjet/milling machine to position itself to win large-scale aerospace work it sees on the horizon.
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The engineering of this line of small end mills brings out both the challenges and opportunities in milling hard-to-machine materials on a micro scale.
The capacity to build 3D metal forms is a retrofittable option for subtractive CNC machine tools.
By replacing a three-jaw chuck and dead-center workholding model with a flange-mounted, mechanically compensating face driver from Riten Industries, Tuthill Corp. cut machining cycle time by about 39 percent.
We may not be able to measure with certainty the level of happiness in a workplace, but it is an undeniable factor in personal and corporate productivity.
This was the fifth month in a row that the index has increased compared with 1 year ago.