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Published: 11/11/2019

November 2019 Product Spotlight: 5-Axis Machining
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on five-axis machining technologies. 

Published: 11/6/2019

Machining Center Creates More Efficiency for Aerospace Part Manufacturer
A new precision horizontal machining center helped a shop increase throughput of a complex part by reducing setups and automating inspection while freeing up employees.

Published: 11/3/2019

Fabricator's Toolroom Becomes Captive CNC Machine Shop
Toolroom problem-solving yields high-production profit when a sheet metal fabricating business accepts a difficult machining contract.

Published: 11/1/2019

Dual-Spindle Technology Highlighted at Absolute Open House
The flexibility of two, independent spindles opens the door for machining facilities to do a variety of production work.

Published: 9/6/2019

Increasing Employee Output Through Automation: Here is What We Found in 7 Recent Shop Visits
Modern Machine Shop editors routinely visit machining facilities to report on shops that are succeeding. Here is what our editors found on seven recent shop visits, all related to using labor more efficiently.

Published: 5/23/2019

3 Mindset Changes for Lights-Out CNC Machining
Expanding capacity into the unattended hours calls for counterintuitive new ways of thinking about the work.

Published: 9/26/2019

Smaller, Faster VMC Reduces Cycle Times
Journeyman Machine’s larger 50-taper machines were too slow for milling smaller parts with tapped holes, but a 40-taper KVR 4020A vertical machining center from Kent USA reduced cycle time by 30%.

Published: 7/17/2019

4 Examples of American Machining Evolution
A tour of this 160-year-old machine tool manufacturing plant in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, highlighted the progress of both the company and machining technology in general since the dawn of “Industry 1.0.”

Published: 7/3/2019

How Metal Burnishing Can Significantly Improve Product Life
Lambda Technologies’ low-plasticity burnishing process strengthens machined metal parts to extend product lifespans without compromising part geometry.

Published: 6/7/2019

For Large-Part Machining, Five-Axis Capabilities Prove Essential to Staying Competitive
Metalcraft of Mayville’s old milling machine for large parts failed just when the company began seeing increased pressure to take on projects requiring more flexibility and capabilities. Two five-axis HMCs from Toyoda helped the company stay i...