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Thomas Alaniva inspects a spiral bevel gear

Closing the Loop

By: Russ Willcutt
Gathering information is a worthwhile endeavor, but only if it’s put to practical use. Applying measurement data to streamline the manufacturing of spiral bevel gears makes clear the true value of the closed-loop process.

Automotive IMTS 2014

By: MMSOnline.com
This video, which first appeared in the Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) during the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) was designed to address answer some quick questions about the automotive industry.

Manufacturing Trends 2014: Automotive 2025

By: MMSOnline.com
Established fuel economy values, which raise the standards to an equivalent 54.5 mpg by 2025 is going to require the transformation of cars and trucks.

Cashing in Your Chips

By: Russ Willcutt
By installing a new chip processing and coolant filtration system, this aerospace manufacturer raised the value of its scrap, slashed new coolant costs and mitigated its environmental impact, shielding itself against potential fluid disposal liabilities.

Build the Machine around the Workpiece

By: Stephanie Hendrixson
Rather than fitting a part into an existing machine, modular machining units enable building a custom machine particularly suited for that workpiece. This approach is best for large production runs of specialized parts.


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