Software tools such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD) reveal geometries that can only be realized through 3D printing. HP and Siemens share an example in an episode of The Cool Parts Show: an air duct.
Expansion of the Metalworking Index slowed in April, falling slightly to 62.2. Every component reported expanding activity, with the exception of exports.
Teknics has released the Zerolox XP 80Z Zero Point workholding automation console, which is designed for improved repeatability and high clamping force.
Shops that can’t respond quickly to RFQs may be spending hours quoting jobs that are already gone. It’s wasted time and lost opportunity. Here’s what you can do about it.
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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.
Motion Industries awarded NSK as 2020 Supplier of the Year, based on its product and service offerings plus ratings based on Motion’s Supplier Stratification formula.
In this digital demo, Jeong Hoon highlights many of the benefits the D2-5AX provides when machining complex shapes and parts. You will also learn how to maximize productivity during this inside look into Hwacheon’s automatic workpiece changer, the perfect solution for mass production.
J.W. Winco Inc. has added a new cross spirit level, GN 2276, and screw-on spirit level, GN 2283, to its offerings. Both come in two sensitivity ratings.
UK-based LK Metrology, fully independent after a change of leadership in 2018, finds success in its 58th year of operation.
At its core, this highly successful contract manufacturer is a tool and die shop. Its founder, who has the heart and soul (and mind) of a tool maker, imbued his company with the values and the versatility of a tool room. This is his lasting legacy.
Benchmarking data reveal how elite manufacturers make the most of more axes of motion.
Nick Shelton, owner of Shelton Machinery, was named benefactor for new engineering lab at Cathedral High School after making a significant donation.
Dial indicators provide useful readings about tolerance ranges at a glance — but new users need to know how to set up these indicators before using them.
Walter released the W-1011-P/WL25 Copy Turn system, with positive locking technology for enhanced stability, longer tool life and reduced vibrations, according to the company.
Jim VandeHei joins the L. S. Starrett Co. as director of sales, Starrett Metrology Systems.
Research has shown that coating soft, gummy metals with certain media can locally embrittle the material, providing a range of machining benefits.
Haimer’s Inductive Shrink Fit technology provides efficiency benefits over side-lock and collet holders, with Boulevard Machine & Gear seeing its feed rates more than double on certain materials.
Siemens has introduced new servo motors for its S210 single-cable servo drive system: Simotics S-1FS2, S-1FK2 and S-1FT2.
Machining job shops offer lessons in supply chain resiliency. Also, goodbye and best wishes to a longtime teammate making a change.
The FBX drill from Kennametal is designed for flat-bottom drilling for structural aerospace parts, combining advantages from a flat-bottom drill and a Z-axis plunge mill.