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Published: 6/18/2014

The Costs and Benefits of Horizontal Machining
The shift from vertical to horizontal machining was even more expensive than this shop anticipated. It was also more valuable. Most of the shop’s machining centers are HMCs now—here’s why.

Published: 5/16/2014

Retired Yet Inspired to Learn Machining
A retired engineer with no prior machining experience is learning how to be a machinist. His quickly increasing skillset demonstrates how new machining technology is becoming more capable and easier to pick up and apply.

Published: 3/21/2014

Automate Programming with CAM
Even for those shops still manually programming their simple parts on Swiss machines, there are compelling reasons to automate the programming process now.

Published: 9/19/2013

Efficient High-Speed Roughing
The Vortex roughing strategy produces tool paths with a controlled engagement angle for the complete operation.

Published: 8/23/2013

Webinar: Unlocking Productivity Potential from Existing Design Tools, CNC Machines and Tooling.
A free webinar sponsored by SolidCAM on Wednesday, August 28, will feature a live machining demo and showcase techniques for increasing CNC machine throughput, reducing cycle time, extending tool life and simplifying CNC programming techniques.

Published: 5/30/2013

Webinar: How High Speed Machining Can Improve Your Bottom Line
Learn how proven high speed machining GibbsCAM strategies, technologies and methodologies can have a significant impact on your shop’s profitability and bottom line.

Published: 4/19/2013

Full Programming for Traditional and Multi-Axis Turning
Many shops that have long operated with traditional turning centers are now rapidly supplementing their processes with multi-axis machines that have the ability to produce complex parts unattended.

Published: 3/27/2013

Webinar: Strategy for Integrated Parts Manufacturing
This free webinar explains to suppliers and designers how an integrated part-manufacturing software platform can increase the return on their machine tool investments.

Published: 2/25/2013

Adapting to Aerospace Change
The changing demands of aerospace companies have prompted machine shops such as this one to evolve their processes and equipment to become more competitive.

Published: 2/14/2013

A Primer for Working with 3D Engineering Data
Automation takes many forms in the metalworking shop and one of them is incorporating 3D engineering data into the production process.

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