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Published on 2/1/2015
A unique vise-within-a-vise system using Kurt workholding enables Peterson Machining Inc. to cost effectively use five-axis manufacturing for complex parts.
Published on 4/25/2020
Through patient research and smart investing, this job shop has slowly grown its capabilities and is moving toward lights-out manufacturing for prototype work.
Published on 2/3/2005
To stay competitive on the street and the strip, this aftermarket motorcycle parts manufacturer takes advantage of CAD/CAM software to develop customized racing parts that it would otherwise not be able to produce.
Published on 3/1/1996
At the end of December a little publicized event passed that in fact was a major milestone for the American machine tool industry: Larry and David de Caussin retired. While that milestone may be good cause for a moment of sentiment on the part of the de Caussins' close friends and associates, if Steve Peterson has his way, it will pass virtually unnoticed by everyone else.
Published on 11/16/2009
Introduced at IMTS 2008, this communications protocol for CNC machines and other manufacturing equipment is already helping shops and plants implement effective machine monitoring systems. Although these "early adopters" are motivated by the long-term promise of enterprise-wide efficiency gains, their experience with pilot projects shows that benefits derived in the short term are substantial and worthwhile.
Published on 12/1/2012
When management at Transfer Tool Products needed a way to track inventory levels and tool use, they relied on the CAP Vending Unit from MSC Industrial Supply. The vending machine has improved training, increased profits and freed floor space.
Published on 12/15/2000
A chuck/fixture combo enables a gage maker to drill perfectly aligned holes in dial indicator housings.
Published on 10/1/1995
This manufacturer found that its new CAM system was difficult to use, and although they had invested time and money in training, their highly skilled programmer consistently outperformed the system using his own skills, a calculator, and a pad of paper.
Published on 11/3/2017
The event will highlight Tsugami Swiss-type lathes and presentations by Esprit and Edge Technologies.
Published on 12/3/2013
Cardinal Manufacturing, a high school manufacturing program, raised more than $10,000 in a recent open house.