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Published: 1/13/2017

What a Machining Center Really Costs: Total Lifecycle ROI
A white paper explains why it’s important to look at the entire lifecycle of a machine to determine its true costs and benefits.

Published: 12/28/2016

Video: High-Torque Titanium Hogging
Judging from the results of this machining test, the T-Rex horizontal boring machine (HBM) spindle is aptly named.

Published: 12/19/2016

December 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of machining centers.

Published: 12/5/2016

Video: The Impact of a Horizontal Machining Center
A small shop describes the efficiency gains it is seeing now that it has a horizontal machining center instead of solely verticals. One of the shop’s leaders talks through processing of parts then and now.

Published: 11/16/2016

Why Forming a Machine-Tool Buying Committee Is a Good Idea
With a decision as heavy as buying a new machine tool, it’s important to consider how such a purchase will touch all the relevant departments of the shop.

Published: 10/17/2016

Why Was This Machine Chosen for Composites?
General Tool adds a metalcutting machining center with the expectation that this machine is likely to perform a significant amount of machining of CFRP.

Published: 10/12/2016

Before You Buy That New Machine Tool, Consider the Workpiece
Among the many important questions to answer before purchasing a new machine tool is what size and sort of workpiece it will be machining.

Published: 9/22/2016

Video: What the Heck Is “Dengeling?”
Turns out it is a process that enables a five-axis machine to finish turbine blades after milling. Watch the video.

Published: 9/19/2016

So You’re in the Market for a Machine Tool—Start by Asking “Why?”
There’s nothing worse than buying a new machine that ends up neglected in the corner because it’s the wrong one for the job. Some key questions at the beginning of your search can help you avoid that.

Published: 8/10/2016

Making Machine Tool Research Accessible
With a decision as weighty as acquiring a new machine tool, it helps to have as much data as possible close at hand.