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Published: 10/9/2017

Manufacturing News of Note: October 2017
Industry technology partnerships, a management buyout, and other industry news.

Published: 10/5/2017

Buying an HMC: Tooling and Workholding Considerations
Is it time to move up to an HMC? Let’s look at tooling- and workholding-related concerns that those interested in acquiring an HMC will want to keep in mind.

Published: 9/12/2017

Using Hybrid Additive Manufacturing, GE Leverages Turbine Blade Repair into Efficiency Improvement
An engineering modification that would have been impractical or cost-prohibitive in the past is realized on a machine tool performing metal 3D printing and machining in the same cycle.

Published: 9/8/2017

Buying an HMC: What Makes Horizontal Machining Centers Different
Is it time to move up to a horizontal machining center? Let’s consider some of the structural, application and design factors that differentiate HMCs from vertical machines.

Published: 8/31/2017

Optimized Milling Strategy for Five-Axis Titanium Blisk Machining
A new finishing strategy using specially designed barrel cutters is said to reduce five-axis titanium blisk machining times by 50 percent.

Published: 8/17/2017

DMG MORI Opens New Tech Center and Showroom in Southwest Ohio
Site to provide customer support and training for technologies such as five-axis machining and multifunction turning centers.

Published: 8/10/2017

Case Study: Manufacturing the Tools for Tattoos
Dan Kubin’s artistry isn’t just skin deep. He’s found a way to channel his creativity into another part of the tattooing process—designing and developing the machines that apply tattoos.

Published: 7/21/2017

Workholding System Suits Five-Axis Machining by Clamping Underneath
The clearance is an added benefit of the quick-change system, potentially facilitating five-axis as an automation tool.

Published: 7/6/2017

HMC Skiving Consolidates Gear Machining
A rigid machine platform and the right CNC promise to reduce stackup error and cycle times for both established gear-making operations and new players.

Published: 6/30/2017

Hiring, Training and Supporting the Workforce in School and on the Job
Virginia’s Rolls-Royce Crosspointe plant shares its strategies for attracting, hiring and supporting its workers, while Danville Community College excels with its integrated machining education model.