Automation In the Workzone: November 2016 Digital Edition

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as incentives and automation, horizontal machining and laser cutting for aerospace.


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Read the November digital edition by clicking on the photo above. 

Read how one shop doesn’t emphasize lights-out production so much as leveraging automation while the lights are still on. One key to this is a wage and compensation plan that rewards employees for maximizing automation’s impact. Read the full story on page 76.

Also in this issue:

  • A stone-cutting equipment manufacturer replaced its old horizontal boring mill with a dual-pallet HMC with a quill spindle to provide W-axis extension to reach past weldment obstructions;
  • Technology that fuses water and light to virtually eliminates the traditional drawbacks of laser cutting without compromising the benefits; and
  • A look at the trends and technology we spotted during the International Manufacturing Technology Show.

Access these stories and more in our November 2016 digital edition.