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Information on machining aircraft components and other aerospace-related parts.

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Pallet System Software Boosts Cell Flexibility

By: Mark Albert
The software running this shop’s newest FMS from Fastems adds a layer of automation that enhances the inherent flexibility, productivity and effectiveness of lights-out operation. Dynamic job scheduling is the key.

People are Part of the Process for Machining Inconel

By: Peter Zelinski
A Tacoma shop describes its winning strategy for efficient machining of Inconel. That strategy includes careful choices of cutting tools and cutting parameters. It also includes a healthy breakfast.

additive-manufactured housing

FAA Clears First Additive Manufactured Part for Flight in a GE Commercial Jet Engine

By: Peter Zelinski
A cobalt-chrome temperature sensor housing is being retrofit to GE90 engines used by Boeing.

Making Sure MTConnect Is a Good Fit

By: Mark Albert
An MTConnect-enabled machine monitoring system gives shopfloor managers information that is driving up utilization rates and improving workforce communication for this manufacturer of high-pressure aerospace fittings.

Will Additive Manufacturing Play a Major Role in Aircraft Production?

By: Peter Zelinski
One answer: It already does. Lockheed Martin discusses the challenges and promise of producing parts through 3D printing.


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