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.
One episode of the Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made” focuses on the manufacture of industrial cutting tools.
Machining videos are more common than ever, and that includes increasing numbers of promotional videos self-produced by shops. This durable, portable camera is ideal for manufacturing environments.
This shop developed a Web- and video-based training program tailored to its own specific practices that enables new hires to progress in stages from trainee to senior process engineer after demonstrating a clear understanding of each new skill they’ve acquired.