Read the September 2016 Digital Edition

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as Top Shops, configuring VMC cells and close-tolerance composite machining.


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

Our Tops Shops benchmarking survey aims to cover everything from A to Z identifying machine shop operational excellence and best practices. The goal is to provide shops with intelligence they can use to more effectively pave a path to success. Read the full story on page 78.

Also in this issue:

  • When part volumes are high, and success is measured in pennies and seconds, moving away from horizontal machines requires creative thinking about robotics, cutting tools, workholding and more;
  • A shop machining critical aircraft parts in both metal and composites describes the key features of the machine it bought with an eye toward CFRP; and
  • the Gear Production supplement.

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