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Published: 6/23/2017

Amerimold: Moldmaking's Largest Show Is A Microcosm of 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: 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: 5/10/2017

Manufacturing News of Note: May 2017
AME opens an engineering training department, Kapp Niles launches a new metrology business and more industry news.

Published: 5/9/2017

The Larger the Part, the Larger the Need for Volumetric Compensation
To optimize the production of large, high-precision parts, it is important to capture a machine tool’s volumetric deviations and then compensate for them.

Published: 5/2/2017

One Setup Unrolls Six Linear Errors
Consisting of only two components, this linear axis calibration device measures error in all six degrees of freedom—including roll—directly and in real time.

Published: 4/24/2017

Manufacturing News of Note: April 2017
Sandvik Coromant opens a special automotive engineering project and training site, Stratasys launches an additive manufacturing consulting service, and other industry news.

Published: 4/12/2017

Video: Pez Dispensers and Porcupines
Automation takes work. In this case, the challenge was ensuring zero-defect production without slowing the two-part-per-second through-feed grinding process.

Published: 4/10/2017

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.

Published: 3/20/2017

March 2017 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Measurement and Inspection
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of CMMs and other gages.