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Read about "mini-cells," among other stories, in the October issue of Modern Machine Shop.


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The cover story for our October 2015 issue tells the story of East Branch Engineering, a company that uses live-tool turning centers to complete complex parts in one setup. However, it also leverages a flexible and reconfigurable “mini-cell” strategy to enable a single operator to tend two machines at once, essentially gaining “free” machining time by overlapping operations. Read more here.

Also in this issue:

  • A practical approach to milling titanium;
  • How a multitasking machine enabled a small shop to bid competitively against larger operations;
  • A look at "Titan Season 2;"
  • How testing measures the impact of toolholder interface rigidity;
  • A look at some of the products that will be on display at Fabtech.

Read the full issue here.