With the barrier to entry for machine shops so low, competitive advantage is not necessarily tied to the ability to machine parts. Increasingly, it is a shop’s ability to document and streamline digital processes that sets it apart from competition.
Hamar Laser Instruments has released its wireless A-1700 Roll-Leveling Kit, an electronic level which provides high-accuracy wireless data to Hamar’s R-1357-2.4ZB PDA Display.
A new three-fluted drill designed for high production can improve the speed of drilling holes in steel by 50% while improving roundness and accuracy.
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The Gardner Business Intelligence and Modern Machine Shop Top Shops Program is both an honor for the shops chosen annually, and a benchmarking tool for all who participate. See how your business stacks up.
The latest cleaning trends point toward environmentally friendly ways to clean effectively, involving the replacement of harmful chemical solvents within a cleaning process or switching to a mostly aqueous method.
Mate Precision Technologies plans to launch a new line of 52/96 modular workholding technologies in January 2021 for three-, four- and five-axis machining centers.
voxeljet's success continues for its industrial VJET X 3D printers, fulfilling a follow-up order for three printers for a leading German car manufacturer.
Renishaw and Pacific Antenna Systems have teamed up, using Resolute encoders to provide robust, accurate and versatile RF antennas.
Glebar Company’s Automatic Work Wheel Balancing System reduces the balancing time for grinding wheels and ensures higher-quality surface finishes.
Dillon Manufacturing offers a full line of chucks to meet manufacturers’ needs for a variety of workholding applications.
MachineWorks’ Polygonica 3.0 includes a plethora of upgrades to mesh fitting and creation, wrapping and curve creation.
Toolroom problem-solving yields high-production profit when a sheet metal fabricating business accepts a difficult machining contract.
The VDMA and VDW have developed OPC UA specifications for Machinery and Machine Tools. These open communication standards are free on the VDMA’s website.
EXAIR’s 3/8 NPT FullStream Liquid Nozzle provides up to 250 PSIG liquid pressure in a conic shape at up to 800°F.
BIG KAISER has introduced Sphinx’s Nirox high-performance drill, which specializes in use cases with low cutting speeds in unstable environments.
High QA’s Inspection manager 5.1 update brings a host of workflow upgrades to the software, including Manufacturing Key Sets and AQL-based sample planning.
With the help of TechSolve Inc., Nolte Precise Manufacturing Inc. optimized a brass part and saved $22,000 while opening up significant extra production time.
Doosan Machine Tools has introduced a multi-level RPS for the NHP Series of horizontal machining centers, which cuts setup time and adds capacity.
Beckett Packaging’s new Protective Tool Cover series can stretch to fit a wide variety of imperial and metric tool sizes.
The NASF’s Technology Advisory Committee seeks speakers with finishing industry experience to give exclusive, informative, non-commercial presentations for SUR/FIN 2021.
API has introduced their vProbe tactile measurement sensor designed for accurate measuring directly on the production floor.
Gardner Business Media and other leaders in manufacturing have established the Manufacturing Cleaning Association to establish standards and spread knowledge.
The GBI: Metalworking has reported its first month of expansion since the COVID-19 pandemic began restricting economic activity in America.