While much focus is placed on the machinery that moves parts, the features most important for automating five-axis machining are arguably found in the machine tool itself.
Mazak’s All-Axes Live teleconference provides shop owners with the opportunity to have as close to a hands-on experience as social distancing will allow.
A focus on repeatability, geometric capabilities and speed led this manufacturer of fine-blanking machines and components to embrace hard milling as its go-to finishing process, eliminating hand grinding.
Mass Finishing Inc. has developed high-energy barrel finishers that automate the process of deburring complex parts, saving time and eliminating the need to deburr parts by hand.
When this Indiana toolmaker saw an order for cutting tools to make ventilators for coronavirus patients, his workers started grinding before the customer officially hired them.
DiscoverE encourages manufacturers to take part in Girl Day, a day for introducing school-aged girls to engineering careers through hands-on activities.