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See The Tool's Value Instead Of Its Cost

This company is embracing high-performance tooling on its turning centers. The "sticker shock" is no reason not to do this. In one case, though, the shop found a way to limit the cost of the tool and increase productivity at the same time.

Bringing Anodizing In-House

What’s it going to cost? How much space do I need? What environmental hassles will I encounter? How steep is the learning curve? Exactly what is anodizing? Here are answers to preliminary questions shops have about bringing anodizing in-house. 

A 'HOLE' New Ballgame With Multi-Spindle Honing Systems

Automating the honing process is key to high-volume precision bore production with sub-micron accuracy.

Get Better Before You Get Bigger

Rather than making a major new machine tool purchase just yet, this shop is finding additional capacity on the equipment it already has. What once was a vertical machining center will become a flexible automated production center for unattended mach...

Successfully Feeding The Medical Market

This medical shop has adopted five-axis, bar-fed machining technology to adapt to compressed delivery schedules and increasingly complex part geometries.

A Quick Look At PEEK Machining

The use of PEEK polymer for medical implant devices is on the rise. A supplier of this material offers cutting tool tips for shops that may soon add PEEK machining to their list of capabilities.

Machining For Air

This shop makes the oral devices that helped the shop owner and members of his family. Unattended machining is the key to making this therapy more accessible.

Boning Up On Thread Whirling's Advantages

Thread whirling attachments installed on this bone screw maker's Swiss screw machines prove to be just the right prescription for the company's mix of screw sizes and run quantities.

Korea Shows It Can

Machine tool builders in Korea have been playing a catch-up game for the past decade. A review of current developments in machine tool technology indicates that Korea is rapidly pulling up with manufacturers in Japan, Europe and the United States. ...

Strong Medicine For Growth

A New Jersey shop that specializes in medical work combines the latest hardware with innovative software to gain a competitive edge.

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