Why Machine a Part on a Lathe: February 2017 Digital Edition

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as milling on a turning center, risk management and machine monitoring with DNC.


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

Versatile machining has turned on options and creativity for one shop that has long thrived on its ability to mill boxy parts on a turning platform. Today, newer technology and techniques enable saying “yes” to more work than ever before. Read the full story on page 68.

Also in this issue:

  • The new ISO 9001:2015 standard places greater emphasis on risk management, yet medical shops with ISO 13485 certification already manage this.
  • A growth path for DNC, the network for distributing part programs to CNC machines, could be to use it as a springboard for machine monitoring and data collection.
  • How a one-hand, quick-change vise maximizes freedom for soft jaws.
  • A product spotlight on machining centers.

Access these stories and more in our February 2017 digital edition.