Why Use Solid-State Additive Manufacturing?

New opportunities are coming thanks to 3D printing processes where the metal doesn't melt. 

Optical Technology Improves Accuracy of Visual Measurements

Quality-inspection tech marries the speed of visual inspection to the accuracy needed for maintaining tight tolerances of complex parts and deep pockets.

Cutting Tools / Turning

Modulated CNC Turning: How a Reversal in the Tool Path Can Deliver Greater Cutting Speed

UNCC researchers introduce modulation into the tool path. Chip breaking was the goal, but higher metal removal rate is an intriguing secondary effect.

Most Recent


NTMA Appoints New President

Roger Atkins has been part of the association since the 1970s and has served in every NTMA officer position both locally and nationally. 


United Grinding Appoints President, CEO

Markus Stolmar has worked more than 20 years with the company in executive positions for its Walter and Ewag brands. 


Internal Grinder Features Hydrostatic Ways

The Voumard 1000 universal internal grinding machine, available from Hardinge, offers five CNC-controlled axes with positioning accuracy in the nanom...


Compact Cylindrical Grinder Capable of 600 rpm

Supertec Machinery’s Mini Genie cylindrical grinder is designed for shops with limited floor space.

Modern Machine Shop
January Issue

Adapting and Advancing Vision for 2020

Metalworking Index Improves, Led by Supplier Deliveries

All components end 2019 reporting higher readings than the previous month.

Additive Manufacturing

Can This Metal 3D Printing System Make Production Additive Manufacturing Common in Machine Shops?

A new metal AM system for batches of end-use parts was designed to permit productivity and machine pricing comparable to a CNC machine tool.

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

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.

What’s Telling About This Year’s Top Shops

Here, the 2019 Honors Program winners explain strategies they’ve used to help them become successful U.S. machining businesses. Plus, you can learn more about them by attending next month’s Top Shops Conference.

Increasing Employee Output Through Automation: Here is What We Found in 7 Recent Shop Visits

Modern Machine Shop editors routinely visit machining facilities to report on shops that are succeeding. Here is what our editors found on seven recent shop visits, all related to using labor more efficiently.