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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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Sponsored

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.

CNC & Machine Controls

Video: What Will 5G Mean for Machining?

Faster wireless data transfer could bring new possibilities to machining processes. Modern Machine Shop’s "Data Matters" columnist Matt Danford talks about the manufacturing role for 5G.

Metalworking Activity Contracts Further as Coronavirus Disruption Continues

Index sets back-to-back all-time lows stemming from extended COVID-19 turbulence.
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Additive Manufacturing

For 3D Printed Implant Maker, CNC Machining Is Capacity Constraint

Additive manufacturing is realizing its promise for scale production during the coronavirus period, but machining is an essential downstream capacity need that has to be expanded to keep up.
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Additive Manufacturing

The Cool Parts Show Reveals 3D Printing Reality and Potential

Now in its second season, the YouTube series from Additive Manufacturing uses cool parts to explore the capabilities of industrial 3D printing. 
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