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Along Came a Spider

Visitors to the Hermle Open House saw the production of a large version of Delcam's Boris.


Video: How to Machine Soft Jaws

Haas Automation produced this excellent video on how to cut soft jaws for turning operations. These fundamentals aren’t just for first-timers: Even those who are so experienced that they practice 80 percent of fundamentals can still benefit from a r...


VF-1: Then and Now

To commemorate its 30-year anniversary, Haas Automation compares the VF-1 machining center of 1988 with the same model today, illustrating how far the technology has come.


Replacing Broaching with Milling

Trochoidal milling is a toolpath technique generally applied to increase tool life or material removal rate in hard metals. Manufacturing solutions provider Iruba also relies on this approach to make a shaped milling tool effective.


Hyundai WIA Partners with Michael Waltrip Racing

The rules for the 2013 racing season are undergoing significant changes and Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) has partnered with Hyundai WIA to rapidly respond to the NASCAR Sprint Series changes for 2013.


Just a Touch More Capacity

“Automated” does not have to mean utterly unattended. What many shops need is to find just a little more productive capacity with their existing staff and equipment.


90 Cubic Inches Per Minute in Titanium

Mag says its XTi super profiler is designed to remove metal at impressive rates. Its first two machines are are being used for aerospace applications.


Keeping an Eye on Five

Five-axis machining is becoming more popular. Here’s an online source for five-axis machining articles and video.


Setup Time Savings from a Long X Axis

Bertsche Engineering developed the X-Flex Center to replace three standard-size machining centers.


Video: Linear Motor Machines at Die Tech

Machines with linear motors instead of ballscrews have increased productivity for one die maker.


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