AUTOMOTIVE

CNC & Machine Controls

Shop Applies App to Adopt CNC Technology Faster

A custom machine-operating and automatic program-generating app has helped racing parts maker Moser Engineering quickly reap the benefits of CNC machining even though nobody there had any prior experience with it.

Grinding

Closing the Loop

Gathering information is worth it only if it’s put to practical use. Applying measurement data to streamline spiral bevel gear making clarifies the true value of the closed-loop process.
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Automotive

Build the Machine around the Workpiece

Rather than fitting a part into an existing machine, modular machining units enable building a custom machine particularly suited for that workpiece. This approach is best for large production runs of specialized parts.

Aerospace

Reducing Setups With Automated Pallet Systems

Wouldn’t it be great to set up a pallet once and then be done with it? Automated pallet systems help companies recover time lost to repeat setups for recurring part orders.

Medical

Armed for Accuracy

Portable metrology arms provide many benefits, as do standard CMMs, but how do these devices differ from each other? This company relies on both and describes the applications for which these technologies are particularly well-suited.

Automotive

Video: Sheet Metal Forming Without a Die

Ford Motor Company produced this video of its process for forming sheet metal directly from the CAD model, without any need for a die.

Automotive

Workholding That Works for Jesel

The maker of racing engine components produces parts that have many permutations within each product line. Here is how Jesel sets up work for cost-effective, responsive machining.
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Automotive

Machining Technology for Performance Racing

This slideshow features some of the machining equipment on display at the 25th edition of the Performance Racing Industry show.

Automotive

On Display at “Technology Days”

The Nanoslide cylinder bore coating process and the MC20 horizontal machining module received a lot of attention at Heller Machine Tools' "Technology Days" open house event.

Cutting Tools

Tooling Helps Race Shop Take the Fast Lane

Cutting tools and expertise from Sandvik Coromant help this drag racing organization stay ahead.