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Micromachining

Machining tiny parts and features with small tools and precision machines.

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A Big-Picture View of Micromachining


 Matrix Tooling makes injection molds for components that have features you cannot see.

Ask the Expert: Micromachining


Initiate a dialogue with some of the industry's most respected experts. Ask John Bradford a question related to micromachining.

How Micromachining Patience Speeds Prototype Production


A molder of tiny, silicone components for the medical industry explains how a patient, conservative approach to micromachining enables it to deliver prototypes faster.

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.



Events Highlight New EDMs, Micromachining Technology

By: Matt Danford
Back-to-back events drew hundreds to Makino’s Auburn Hills, Michigan tech center last week for technical presentations, machine demos, networking and more.

Machining Center for Small Workpieces

By: Chris Felix
Here’s a different approach to a micromachining center--a machining strategy developed around interpolation, allowing machining operations to benefit from the dynamic control of the worktable while reducing the number of tools needed.

Purpose Built Micromachining Center

By: Chris Koepfer (editor)
In metalworking, it is rare to find new approaches to well-established technologies; usually new developments are major or minor upgrades to known elements. This micromachining center is rewriting the rulebook.

Small Machines for Micromachining

By: Chris Felix
Proper tooling and machining options are critical in developing an optimized plan for micromachining.

Accuracy Helps Swiss Watches Keep Perfect Time

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
Production engineering solutions required by many Swiss watchmakers are already installed in their CNC machines when they buy them.


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