As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
PLM App Remedies Data Management Growing Pains
PLM software improved data management at a growing aerospace and defense manufacturer, but it was expensive and difficult to use. An app reduced the system’s cost and made it easier to use.
Pushbutton Die Making
High speed milling let this automotive forging company reverse a decades-old practice and bring die making back in house.
Extending CAD/CAM Associativity To Suppliers
Many product manufacturers today are asking for suppliers' help in cutting costs and shortening the product development cycle. These companies know that someone intricately familiar with the machining process can evaluate a product design to minimize manufacturing costs in ways that a designer may not. In return, the supplier benefits from more business, greater profits and a competitive edge.
Race To The Rocket
Integrated CAD/CAM software helped this custom-car shop bring five-axis machining in-house to create a one-off concept racer.
Six Keys To Success In Single Piece Production
The seventh key is that the profits often come later.
Solid Models Make Molds Faster
Solid modeling technology has enabled this piston manufacturer to design prototype casting molds in a fraction of the time it once took. Here's their entire design-to-manufacturing process.