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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.
Wire EDM Offers More Than Just Precision
Among other benefits, these two shops have saved significant production time by using wire EDM for part-cutoff operations previously conducted on bandsaws.
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.
Manufacturing News of Note: January 2017
Okuma showcases IIoT-enabled technologies, a large welding machine is getting developed for lightweighting R&D, and other industry news.
Why Forming a Machine-Tool Buying Committee Is a Good Idea
With a decision as heavy as buying a new machine tool, it’s important to consider how such a purchase will touch all the relevant departments of the shop.
Before You Buy That New Machine Tool, Consider the Workpiece
Among the many important questions to answer before purchasing a new machine tool is what size and sort of workpiece it will be machining.
So You’re in the Market for a Machine Tool—Start Your Search by Asking “Why”
There’s nothing worse than buying a new machine that ends up neglected in the corner because it’s the wrong one for the job. Some key questions at the beginning of your search can help you avoid that.
Making Machine Tool Research Accessible
With a decision as weighty as acquiring a new machine tool, it helps to have as much data as possible close at hand.
EDM Control Features Benefit Complex Machining
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on EDM machines and related equipment.
EDM’s Key Technologies Today
A representative of machine maker Chmer lists some of the features and capabilities that hold the most promise for EDM users now.