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Manufacturing News of Note: April 2017
Sandvik Coromant opens a special automotive engineering project and training site, Stratasys launches an additive manufacturing consulting service, and other industry news.
Probing Alternatives for EDM: April 2017 Digital Edition
The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop breaks down part probing options for different kinds of EDM equipment, investigates why the automotive market is so strong and more.
After Additive Manufacturing Comes Machining: March 2017 Digital Edition
The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers a shop proving that additive belongs alongside subtractive machining, guidance on data-driven manufacturing and the efforts of a toolmaker to increase the usable cutting edges of its tool products.
Parts Cleaning Expo Coming to Columbus in April
Join us at PCx for sessions presented by leading parts cleaning experts from around the world on the latest parts cleaning technologies, chemistries, and equipment during PMTS this spring.
When It Comes to Machine Tool Research, Learn to Compare and Contrast
A frequent Techspex user shares how the database enables him to more easily gather competitive quotes for machine tool acquisitions.
Pairing Additive Manufacturing with Topology Optimization for Diesel Engine Support Redesign
Topology optimization tends to increase geometric complexity. This isn't a challenge for additive manufacturing.
Carl Bass Comments at Recent Autodesk Event
The software company CEO spoke at Autodesk University on topics including challenges to the automotive industry and the coming of generative design.
Using an App to Adopt CNC Technology Faster
Learn about a company that made the leap into CNC technology thanks to a custom machine-operating/program-generating app that enabled its inexperienced people to effectively run its new CNC turning center.
Build the Machine around the Workpiece
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.
Video: Racing Engine Oil Pump Gear Produced through Additive Manufacturing
High complexity and low quantity made this critical part a candidate for 3D printing.