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Published: 8/1/2017

Milling Machine Control System Leaves a Mark on Tattoo-Machine Developer
When the prototyping process wasn't able to keep pace with creativity, applying Heidenhain's Acu-Rite MillPwr G2 control on this tattoo machine designer's Webb milling machine enabled faster prototyping.

Published: 8/1/2017

Measuring Components Help Job Shop Triple Capacity
Magnolia Tooling's older, less-accurate machines required time-consuming manual setup procedures. Purchasing new machines from Makino and accessories from Blum-Novotest streamlined setup and optimized production.

Published: 8/1/2017

Overcoming Toolholder Deformation with High-Torque Retention Knobs
At Hansen Engineering Co., toolholder expansion reduced spindle contact, causing a variety of production issues. High-torque retention knobs from JM Performance Products increased productivity and reduced downtime.

Published: 4/3/2017

Complete Machining of Large Aerospace Parts
Machine Specialties Inc. needed to produce large parts with a constantly increasing degree of complexity. The M120 Millturn from WFL enables the shop to process large components in only one clamping.

Published: 3/1/2017

Shop Management System Streamlines Aerospace Latch Production
For Sealth Aero Marine, jobs were hard to track and production information was hard to access. ProShop, from Adion Systems made these processes easier and improved sales and on-time deliveries.

Published: 3/1/2017

Honing System Eliminates a Gun Barrel Lapping Operation
Pac-Nor Barreling Inc.'s manual lapping of gun barrels was tedious and time-consuming. Sunnen's HTE honing machine eliminated manual pre-lapping and improved barrel consistency.

Published: 1/1/2017

Precision Profiler Opens Chances for Larger Aerospace Parts
Fort Walton Machining could only process smaller aerospace parts without investing in large, expensive-to-operate equipment. Mazak's Vortex 160 horizontal profiler increased the shop's part size capabilities.

Published: 12/1/2016

New Workholding Setup Enable Lights-Out Production
For Idex Health and Science, manufacturing glass components was time-consuming on a VMC. Switching to an HMC with a Cluster Tower vise with DoveLock jaws from Kurt Manufacturing enabled more stable, lights-out machining.

Published: 11/1/2016

Automotive Manufacturer Grows through Automation
Gil-Mar Manufacturing met growing application demands on their average machines by partnering with Methods Machine Tools to automate and integrate them.

Published: 9/1/2016

Five-Axis Machine Produces Medical Parts without Wasted Capabilities
.decimal Inc. needed to efficiently manufacture medical devices. Mazak's VCU 400A 5X machines met the company's need to precisely and reliably make devices quickly.

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