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Exploring the: Micromachining Zone


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Beyond Milling or Grinding

Ultrasonic machining opens new possibilities for NASA engineers using previously unmachinable materials.


Micromachining Powder Metal on a VMC

By refining its micromachining process for powder metal tool steels, this shop has reduced production costs, lead times and secondary bench work for complex tooling components.


How Do You Equip a Startup Micromachining Shop?

A response to a reader’s question includes a checklist for launching a small shop focused on micromachining.


CAM Software Considerations for Bar-Fed Mills

Time will tell, but increasingly, there is evidence that points to the fact that bar-fed mills could well represent the future of complex, small parts manufacturing.


Controlling Burr Formation within Small Intersecting Holes

A reader struggles with burrs between intersecting holes 1 mm and less in diameter. MMS Online’s micromachining expert offers advice.


What is the Best Process for Machining a Small, Precise Hole in Aluminum?

This small hole is actually large enough that any of three different processes might be used.


The Importance of Float During Micro Reaming

Micro reamers require a floating holder to compensate for any machine positioning inaccuracies.


New Waterjet Technology Offers Micromachining Alternative

Micro Waterjet LLC offers a machine that overcomes the lack of positioning accuracy and limited cutting stream control that have historically barred waterjet from work at the micro scale.


Micro Measuring

Making micro sized parts is one thing; measuring them is another.


When to Mill Keeps Changing

Technology improvements steadily expand the range of tool and die parts that justify high speed machining.


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