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Methods Tech Center Open House

Methods Machine Tools Inc. will be holding an open house at its Tempe, Ariz., Technology Center on November 13 and 14, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Manufacturing professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend.


Mazak Event Targets Aerospace, Medical

While in the area for EASTEC last month, I attended Mazak Corporation’s “Discover More with Mazak” event at its Northeast Technology Center in Windsor Locks, Conn. The 3-day event highlighted a lineup of the company’s manufacturing systems.


What Parts Make Sense for Multitasking?

One of the striking things about Mazak’s new knowledge center on multitasking is how few of the part examples included within it are round.


Merging Turning and Automation

Hardinge Inc. recently demonstrated automated production of hydraulic spool valve housings on its T51 MSY SP Super-Precision turning center.


Video: Multitasking Production at Straitline

Straitline Components recently automated the production of its newest product using a machine that is arguably the most versatile in the shop so far—a Doosan nine-axis multitasking turning center.


Doing More with a Live-Tool Lathe

A tool design improved the milling capability of a CNC turning center.


Steady as She Goes

Machine shops are inventive operations. Learn how one uses a steady rest in a different way on one of its two-turret CNC lathes.


Center Rock and Setups

Just because a machine can run a part in one setup, that doesn’t mean it should.


The Other Face of EMCO Maier

Just classroom training machines? No way! Visiting machine tool builder EMCO Maier in Austria, its home country, showed MMS Editor Mark Albert that the company is an important producer of advanced turn-mill machines and CNC precision lathes for both...


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