A Benefit of Additive Manufacturing: No Tooling Is Required

Manufacturers need to understand the cost curves in regard to “conventional” manufacturing practices and those of additive manufacturing.


Rough Faster with Constant Cutting Force Machining

With rough cutting, it’s not all about high speed. Boost roughing efficiency and tool life by keeping the cutter forces constant as you clear material from the workpiece.


The Value of PVD Coatings for Medical Devices

Applying a PVD coating to medical devices can offer both aesthetic and functional advantages. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

Modern Machine Shop
March Issue

The Self-Programming Shop

Metalworking Index Extends Upward Breakout

All components of the Gardner Business Index: Metalworking sustained continued expansion in February.

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

CAD/CAM / CAM for Production

Job Shop Automates Quoting and Programming

From quoting and design analysis to the application of tool paths, software automation facilitates custom-machined parts on demand and without middlemen.


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.

Video: 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Additive Manufacturing

Manufacturers now succeeding with additive manufacturing are beginning to see what its ultimate impact might be. Here are ideas about the reach that AM will have, and the kinds of changes and advances it will enable.

So You’re in the Market for a Machine Tool—Start by Asking “Why?”

There’s nothing worse than buying a new machine that ends up neglected in the corner because it’s the wrong one for the job. Some key questions at the beginning of your search can help you avoid that.