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Published: 12/3/2012

Webinar: Engineering Changes Made Easy
A free webinar on Wednesday, December 12 highlights tools to help shops master the process of engineering change orders.

Published: 8/28/2012

Video: CT Scanning for Injection Molding
A mold maker discusses its experience with computed tomography scanning for inside and outside inspection of delicate molded parts.

Published: 5/15/2012

Molten Spray Moldmaking
Rapid solidification creates mold and die tooling that is harder than heat treated components, within build times that are faster than machining.

Published: 5/5/2012

High-Frequency Production
The additive process that grew out of ultrasonic welding provides an efficient way to produce complex work, including parts with embedded components and even parts made from dissimilar metals.

Published: 3/13/2012

Auto EDM Wire Changers Compete at the High End
Automatic EDM wire-change capability can improve efficiency and reduce costs for high-end tool and die work, especially parts with small internal radii.

Published: 2/10/2012

A Big-Picture View of Micromachining
 Matrix Tooling makes injection molds for components that have features you cannot see.

Published: 1/19/2012

Redefining Plastics Manufacturing
When this company was solely an injection molder, job quantities had to be large. Now, with additive manufacturing, any quantity is right. The company's role and its range of customers have both expanded.

Published: 10/12/2011

How Micromachining Patience Speeds Prototype Production
A molder of tiny, silicone components for the medical industry explains how a patient, conservative approach to micromachining enables it to deliver prototypes faster.

Published: 4/14/2011

Micromachining Powder Metal on a VMC
By refining its micromachining process for powder metal tool steels, this shop has reduced production costs, lead times and secondary bench work for complex tooling components.

Published: 2/10/2011

How Cameras Improve Capacity
Web cameras provide an inexpensive way to bring remote processes together, and to improve timing and confidence in unattended machining.