CAD/CAM Enables Rapid Turnaround for a Racing Part Rush

CAM software enables quick design and manufacture of a custom racing part.

5 Ways Automated On-Machine Probing Improves Productivity

Using automated inspection tools in CNC machining provides numerous benefits that improve productivity and reduce scrap.

Cutting Tools

Add Punch Tapping to the List of Thread-Machining Options

Emuge has introduced the Punch Tap, a new class of tool for rapidly threading holes in aluminum.

Modern Machine Shop
February Issue

The Power of Generative Design: A New Way to Explore Machining Options

Metalworking Index Starts 2019 with Growth

The Gardner Business Index: Metalworking moves back to former growth levels from earlier in business cycle.

Siemens Answers with the Most Innovative CNC Solutions for Machine Tool Technology

Automotive / Turning

Out-Of-Round Turning of Polygon Couplings

Out-of-round turning is an efficient alternative to profile milling and grinding for polygon couplings that could replace traditional spline and shrink-fit connections in automotive transmissions. 


Knowledge Centers

Knowledge Centers are well organized collections of practical information on specific topics. This is the place to go to get grounded on technologies and best practice.

We Belong Here: Women in Manufacturing Share Their Stories

Three women—a young welder, an experienced machinist/setup person and a shop owner—share what it is like to be a woman in a manufacturing career and illustrate that a more inclusive workforce helps our manufacturing industry thrive.

For This Mold Shop, the Key to Closing the Skills Gap is Emotional Intelligence

Thanks to a culture change founded on a commitment to emotional intelligence, this mold supplier solved its skilled labor problem and increased throughput per employee.