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Published: 8/10/2017

Case Study: Manufacturing the Tools for Tattoos
Dan Kubin’s artistry isn’t just skin deep. He’s found a way to channel his creativity into another part of the tattooing process—designing and developing the machines that apply tattoos.

Published: 6/30/2017

Hiring, Training and Supporting the Workforce in School and on the Job
Virginia’s Rolls-Royce Crosspointe plant shares its strategies for attracting, hiring and supporting its workers, while Danville Community College excels with its integrated machining education model.

Published: 6/23/2017

Amerimold: Moldmaking's Biggest Show Captures 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: 6/16/2017

Manufacturing News of Note: June 2017
Sandvik Coromant and Zimmerman appoint new presidents, DeVry University launches advanced manufacturing classes, and more industry news.

Published: 6/6/2017

Buying a VMC: Considering Toolchanger, Coolant Delivery and Chip Removal
Among characteristics like structure and spindle quality, here are a few factors to consider when buying a vertical machining center.

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: 5/22/2017

Buying a VMC: The Basics of Spindle Speeds and Tapers
What’s the difference between CAT, BT and HSK tapers? These and other questions are important when considering a new vertical machining center.

Published: 4/3/2017

Buying a VMC: Considering Structure and Stability
Design and construction govern a vertical machining center’s ability to machine parts to tight tolerances with accuracy and repeatability.

Published: 2/22/2017

February 2017 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of milling and multitasking machines.

Published: 2/13/2017

In Machine Tool Research, Learn to Compare and Contrast
A frequent Techspex user shares how the database enables him to more easily gather competitive quotes for machine tool acquisitions.

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