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Published: 7/21/2017

Workholding System Suits Five-Axis Machining by Clamping Underneath
The clearance is an added benefit of the quick-change system, potentially facilitating five-axis as an automation tool.

Published: 7/6/2017

HMC Skiving Consolidates Gear Machining
A rigid machine platform and the right CNC promise to reduce stackup error and cycle times for both established gear-making operations and new players.

Published: 6/30/2017

Hiring, Training and Supporting the Workforce in School and on the Job
Virginia’s Rolls-Royce Crosspointe plant shares its strategies for attracting, hiring and supporting its workers, while Danville Community College excels with its integrated machining education model.

Published: 6/23/2017

Amerimold: Moldmaking's Biggest Show Captures Current Metalworking Technology
Many of the emerging developments and key trends in metalworking technology were represented at this show, making it a revealing cross-section of current advances.

Published: 6/19/2017

Improvement Versus Reinvention: Impressions from Virginia
A three-day journey through Virginia shows advanced manufacturing’s concern with pursuing lean principles when facing challenges rooted in the past and arriving on the horizon.

Published: 6/16/2017

Manufacturing News of Note: June 2017
Sandvik Coromant and Zimmerman appoint new presidents, DeVry University launches advanced manufacturing classes, and more industry news.

Published: 6/6/2017

Buying a VMC: Considering Toolchanger, Coolant Delivery and Chip Removal
Among characteristics like structure and spindle quality, here are a few factors to consider when buying a vertical machining center.

Published: 5/30/2017

Hot Temperatures (and Technologies) at Eastec 2017
Eastec’s peculiar Massachusetts venue offered the chance to sample a broad variety of advanced manufacturing technologies. Here is a slideshow and some impressions from the trade show.

Published: 5/24/2017

Making Connections at Innovation Days
Among other highlights, this year’s iteration of DMG MORI’s annual open house event showcased the company’s latest efforts to connect traditionally disparate machining operations, both in the physical sense and the virtual sense.

Published: 5/22/2017

Buying a VMC: The Basics of Spindle Speeds and Tapers
What’s the difference between CAT, BT and HSK tapers? These and other questions are important when considering a new vertical machining center.