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Video: Blisk Milling

The process seen here uses trochoidal tool paths and cryogenic cooling

Video: Electron Beam Direct Manufacturing

Lockheed Martin expects to reduce titanium part-production costs for the F-35 fighter by applying this additive manufacturing technology in place of forging.

Video: Five-Axis Machining at Padgett Machine

A job shop owner talks about five-axis machining and feature-based programming.

Video: Milling Inconel 718 with Cermic Inserts

Metal removal rate is high and the cut is dry. See other basic tips for milling with ceramics.

Video: Cryogenic Machining of Titanium

Through-tool liquid nitrogen turns the tool into a heat sink, extending tool life.

Video: Machining Long Parts Through a Small Machining Center

Video from Chiron America demonstrates the company’s Multi-Profile System, which combines a machining center with in-feed and out-feed accessories so that the compact machine can mill and drill long parts.

Video: Plunge Roughing in Aluminum

Even in aluminum, plunge roughing can be an effective way to realize high productivity.

Video: High Feed Milling in Aluminum

Footage shows roughing at 48 cubic inch per minute on a standard-speed machining center.

Video: High Speed Milling—900 ipm

Demonstation illustrates the kind of metal removal rate that is possible in aluminum at dynamically stable speeds.

Video: Milling Inconel 718 Efficiently Without a Heavy Machine

This video of machining Inconel at a fast metal removal rate shows the effect of constant-engagement-angle milling.

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