The shop’s team members “need to understand their responsibility to our stakeholders to be productive in an extremely competitive global market,” he says. Distractions such as headphones work against this, because our brains cannot really multitask.
Modern Machine Shop employees tour Publishers Press and draw connections between the challenges of manufacturing and print.
The manufacturers who have begun to succeed with 3D printing as a means of production are beginning to see what the ultimate impact of additive manufacturing (AM) might be. In this video, Additive Manufacturing editor-in-chief Peter Zelinski discusses five ideas that were not clear at first, but are now becoming apparent.
In addition to raw computing power, new microfocus source designs and intuitive software make this technology ready for the production line.
State legislators produced this video promoting the Wisconsin high school shop program run as a for-profit business. See the shop for yourself at an open house May 18.
Another type of tool engages comparatively more of the work to facilitate larger stepovers for improved efficiency and surface finish in five-axis finishing operations.
A video from Pratt & Whitney illustrates the steps needed to additively manufacture an aerospace component.
“This is so much more than a ticket through college—this is your life,” says a student quoted in the news network’s report on CNC machining apprenticeships.
Learn how a dot matrix code on the body of a toolholder enables critical information about the cutting tool to be captured, moved about the factory safely and updated promptly on a central database.
A panel discussion captured on video addresses this question.