Read the May 2016 Digital Edition

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers multitasking for medical, simplifying setups, quick-change workholding and market trends.


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Even though profit margins are good for high-volume implants, they’re much tighter for the tools surgeons need to apply them. Alpha Manufacturing & Design’s turn-mill enabled it to decrease setup and cycle times to compensate and maintain competitiveness. Turn to page 74 to read the full story.

Also in this issue:

  • Learn how one shop uses a software tool to tailor the machining program to the location and orientation of each contoured part instead of creating precise holding fixtures for every part number;
  • Read how optimum workholding increases output; and
  • Learn about what has happened since the peak in machine tool consumption.

Access this and more in the May 2016 digital edition.