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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.
Ultrasonic Technology Poised for Advance into General Machining
Formerly applied only to exotic materials such as ceramics and gemstones, ultrasonic machining has been adapted to more general manufacturing. Titanium and CFRP are two workpiece materials in which the counterintuitive technology shows promise.
Manufacturing News of Note: March 2017
Siemens launches a workforce development program, a new capacity-sharing platform gets funded by GE and other industry news.
Tool Manufacturer Commits to Marketing-Free Model for Product Training Seminars
Responding to feedback from its customers, Dapra Corp. changed its seminar model to focus less on marketing, and more on technical training.
Applications Advance for Solid Ceramic End Mills
All they need is speed! Tools for roughing nickel-based alloys can be used in the same processes as carbide tools, just with high rpm and no coolant.
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.
Video: Custom Workholding for Tool Regrinding
This shop uses a simple toolholding device on a machine meant for unattended tool production to regrind tools that already have their precision geometry.
Manufacturing News of Note: February 2017
F. Zimmerman expands U.S. presence, Ganesh appoints new president and other industry news.
Custom Cutters Quicker
An online quoting service is said to speed and simplify quoting and purchasing of custom cutting tools.
Hollow Workpiece? Try Hollow Barstock
A video from Sandvik Materials Technology demonstrates the benefits of turning oilfield parts out of near-net-shape rather than solid barstock.