Emily Probst

Emily Probst Senior Editor

Is This Mold Making Money?

By: Emily Probst

The May 2018 digital edition of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as the booming manufacturing industry, shop management and machinist health.

The Self-Programming Shop

By: Emily Probst

The March 2018 digital edition of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as software automation, tool monitoring and robotic inspection.

Why Tie Payroll Hours to Machine Hours?

By: Emily Probst

The February 2018 digital edition of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as machine monitoring, holemaking and tooling technology.

Bypass Casting by Machining from Solid

By: Emily Probst

The January 2018 digital edition of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as shop efficiency, robotic loading and the manufacturing supply chain.

Vertical Machining Centers

VMC Helps Manufacturer Bring Product to Market Three Years Ahead of Schedule

By: Emily Probst

Outsourcing molds to make a new boat would’ve been expensive and slow, so Hudson Boat Works acquired a Datron MLCube VMC capable of machining large molds in house to slash time from its projected product launch.

The 10 Most Popular Posts of 2017

By: Emily Probst

Here is our traditional look back at the posts that intrigued you the most throughout the year, and a look ahead at what we’re planning in 2018.

Quality Control Drives Machining Strategies

By: Emily Probst

The December 2017 digital edition of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as coordinate measuring machines and scanning, the Capital Spending Forecast and dry grinding.

Holemaking Tools

A Vertical Bridge Mill Provides Big Opportunities

By: Emily Probst

Seeing your company as a boring-mill shop is a problem when only 20 percent of your jobs are actually boring-mill related. It’s also a problem to have the space and potential to produce large parts when you only win 6 to 14 percent of the large-part jobs you quote.
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CAD/CAM

The Value of Double-Checking Your Programs

By: Emily Probst

Using simulation software to validate CNC programs for large, expensive precision parts helped one manufacturer reach a delicate balance of speed and accuracy.

A Machinist’s View of Watchmaking: November 2017 Digital Edition

By: Emily Probst

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as Swiss-type machining, five-axis automation and machine monitoring.

CAD/CAM

Delayed Equipment Purchase Exposes Company to Nesting Software Possibilities

By: Emily Probst

By delaying the purchase of new punching machines with nesting software, a manufacturer discovered alternative nesting systems.

Holemaking Tools

Changing Cutting Tools Solves Three Problems in Hard-Turning Application

By: Emily Probst

By switching to a new boring bar, a contract shop that specializes in precision Swiss turning and machining reduced one part’s cycle time by more than seven minutes.