11/21/2018

News of Note: November 2018

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Study highlights benefits of machining brass, Hirschmann appoints a new president/CEO, and other industry news. 

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U.S. machine shops with current or pending investments in machine tool upgrades can ramp up production speeds on brass parts with no loss of workpiece quality or tool life. These findings come from a recent study commissioned by the Copper Development Association Inc., which also found that current handbook values dramatically underestimate brass machining speeds and feeds. The study, “High Speed Machining Advantages of Brass vs. Steel,” was carried out by Techsolve. Read More. 

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