VIDEO

The Winning Advantage: Lessons from the Stewart-Haas Racing CNC Shop

A panel discussion featuring racing legend Tony Stewart, a machining manager from Stewart-Haas Racing, and a lubrication expert from ExxonMobil sheds light on challenges machining parts for a race team and the value of establishing close company relationships.

Sponsored

HP Showcasing the Future of 3D Mass Production at IMTS

The era of 3D mass production is here. Will you be part of it? Join HP’s President of 3D Printing, Stephen Nigro, on September 11 at 9 a.m. CDT for the opening keynote of the Additive Manufacturing Conference at IMTS.

CNC & Machine Controls

Will Voice Recognition Enable a Transformational HMI for Machine Tools? (See Video)

A new digital assistant for machining brings voice control to various CNC types and voice-actuated access to machine-tool-related information. Given its promise to free shopfloor personnel to work more effectively, one machine tool builder sees it as a potentially game-changing development.

Automotive

Video: 3D Printing at Local Motors

The car manufacturer uses extra-large 3D printers all the way down to desktop machines at its Knoxville, Tennessee, factory.

Cutting Tools

Five Grades Added to Turning Insert Range

IMTS 2018: YG-1’s range of turning inserts has added five grades, on display with the company’s full lineup of cutting tools. 

Turning Machines

What Is Single-Lobe Peeling?

A manufacturer of large turn-mill machines has developed a bar-peeling process to complete large, progressive cavity pump rotors in one setup.
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Drawn Together – Modern Machine Shop and Powerhouse Factories

To celebrate Modern Machine Shop’s 90th anniversary, we commissioned this commemorative poster by Powerhouse Factories, a creative agency best known for its original screen prints for musical artists. Learn more about the agency’s “shop” culture, and share your story for an opportunity to win one of the posters.

Grinding

Grinding Cell Automates, Consolidates Surgical Shaver Machining

Pre- and post-grind inspection stations and the right centerless machine enable this robot-tended medical manufacturing process to correct itself. 

Measurement

Creaform, Metrologic Group Announce Worldwide Partnership

The partnership integrates the latter’s advanced metrology software into the former’s automated 3D scanning product, Cube-R.