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When to use Split-Laser, On-Machine Tool Measurement Probes

There is value in using compact, on-machine laser probes to automatically measure cutting tools and detect broken tools. However, for some applications, a larger split-laser system is needed.
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Indexable Milling Tools for Driven Tool Stations on CNC Turning Centers

As the milling capabilities of CNC turning centers improve, so too must the cutting tools. Here’s how to get more out of the live tooling on your turning equipment.  

Automotive / Grinding

Evolution of Performance Camshaft Grinding, Finishing

Comp Cams has made numerous improvements to its CNC camshaft grinding process. The company has also implemented what it calls its “Micro Surface Enhancement” finishing technology, which works in tandem with its enhanced grinding process to further improve camshaft longevity and durability.

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

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May Issue

Metalworking Index Sustains Growth Rate Entering the Second Quarter

Metalworking’s April reading remained unchanged from the prior month.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

Machine Monitoring Enhances Human Resource Functions

Decisions about manufacturing processes are not the only business factors that can be improved by the insights derived from data collected by a machine-monitoring system. For this shop, using this information to strengthen and fine-tune its employee incentive program is a significant benefit, among many others.

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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 Questions about Automation in Manufacturing

Productive uses of automation often involve people and technology working in parallel to complement one another.

The Value Proposition of Five-Axis Machining

Moving to five-axis machining is a big commitment. What exactly are the concrete benefits of five-axis machines compared to three-axis machines?