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A More Affordable Approach to 5-Axis Large Part Machining

Shops that machine large aluminum parts don’t have to pay millions of dollars for a machining center just to get the work envelope they need. There is a more affordable alternative, and it’s manufactured in the USA.

Video: Succession Planning, Stewardship and Generation Change in Machine Shops

Leaders of Indiana Precision Grinding describe lessons learned related to succession planning and how the upcoming generation found its commitment to the business.
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Grinding

Lessons from a COVID-19 Shutdown and Reopening

Weldon Solutions, a manufacturer of CNC cylindrical grinders and robotic automation systems, had to close its doors for two months due to COVID-19. Now allowed to reopen, the company is taking stock of the lessons learned and a path forward during the pandemic.
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Rough Faster With Better Tool Life in Difficult Materials

Optimized roughing, also called high-efficiency milling, is an effective way to improve material removal rates and tool life for titanium and hard-to-machine alloys, but knowing when to use it is as important as knowing how.
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Medical

An Unusual Machine for an Unusual Time: Mazak Helps AquiSense Fight COVID-19 with PearlSurface

When a company that specializes in rendering viruses and pathogens harmless via UV light looked to produce a portable disinfection device, it turned to its neighbor Mazak to move from design into production.
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Adjusting Supply Chains in U.S. Manufacturing

As the novel coronavirus presents challenges for manufacturers and new opportunities for suppliers, manufacturers should not miss the chance to strengthen their supply chains.

Additive Manufacturing

Drone Manufacturer Applies 3D Printing for More Efficient Engines

Cobra Aero's metal 3D printer has been running "practically non-stop" since it was purchased last year. Two major wins for this process.

Five-Axis

Video: Hurco Machining Center Adapted Into N95 Mask Production System

CNC machines can do more than we think. They are automation platforms for insourcing.

Die/Mold

Video: The Importance of Reshoring Mold and Die Manufacturing

The die and mold tooling sector controls a manufacturing market more than 10 times larger than the market this tooling is used in. Experts discuss why the price savings of offshoring tooling misses the total cost of sending tooling work away.
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Die/Mold

Modern Machine Shop Talks Die Machining, Moldmaking and Leadtime Leaders

Emily Probst, senior editor of Modern Machine Shop magazine talks with Christina Fuges, executive director of MoldMaking Technology magazine, about 2020 Leadtime Leader Award winner Precise Tooling Solutions and the lessons this moldmaker can teach CNC machine shops.