Emily Probst

Emily Probst Senior Editor

How to Hard Turn: October 2017 Digital Edition

By: Emily Probst

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as hard turning, finishing 3D-printed parts and setup consolidation.

Automation

Two-Man Startup Automates Eyewear Production

By: Emily Probst

Lowercase Eyewear needed a cost-effective way to produce eyewear in the United States. A Robotiq gripper on a UR5 collaborative robot arm enabled repeatable, consistent production so employees could work on more labor-intensive projects.

Process Control: What to Do with All That Data – September 2017 Digital Edition

By: Emily Probst

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as interpreting machine data, getting into aerospace and machining composites.

Toolholders

Making Tooling More Cost Effective

By: Emily Probst

Something as simple as trading standard retention knobs for a longer version could help eliminate bulge in V-flange tooling and the problems associated with it.

Vertical Machining Centers

Case Study: Manufacturing the Tools for Tattoos

By: Emily Probst

Dan Kubin’s artistry isn’t just skin deep. He’s found a way to channel his creativity into another part of the tattooing process—designing and developing the machines that apply tattoos.

Grow Your Business: August 2017 Digital Edition

By: Emily Probst

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as Top Shops 2017, design for manufacturability and a review of Amerimold.

CAD/CAM

Case Study: In-House Gear Production Leads to Improved Quality, Speed

By: Emily Probst

Advanced Design Technologies LLC’s subcontracted work led to quality issues, among other problems. Vero Software’s Surfcam 2017 R1 increased overall efficiency and quality.

Cycle Starting a New Career: July 2017 Digital Edition

By: Emily Probst

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as skills training and community, lean for job shops and upgrading toolholding.

Shop Management Software

Case Study: What Is the Cost of Lost Information?

By: Emily Probst

Making sure all employees are using up-to-date information that is communicated effectively between departments helps save companies both time and money.

Turning Takes a New Direction: June 2017 Digital Edition

By: Emily Probst

The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop covers topics such as turning in two directions, machining versus fabricating, and machining stainless steel molds.

Measurement

With Larger Parts, Larger Need for Volumetric Compensation

By: Emily Probst

To optimize the production of large, high-precision parts, it is important to capture a machine tool’s volumetric deviations and then compensate for them.

CAD/CAM

CAM Software Plays Large Role in Reshoring Success

By: Emily Probst

Three specific software features of Edgecam by Vero Software have helped GSC Power Division successfully bring camshaft production in house.