Micromachining

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Published: 9/24/2018

4 Takeaways for Shops New to Micromachining
By taking the plunge into micromachining, one Minnesota micro molding and machining shop now specializes in the design and production of parts 0.015 inch and smaller. Here is that story and the lessons learned in the process.

Published: 12/19/2017

Moving Past Micro-EDM Boundaries
To push past the limits of conventional EDM equipment, this German injection molding company adopted atypical micro-EDM “milling” technology to machine small molds for tiny, critical, injection-molded parts.

Published: 9/28/2017

What Should You Consider When Turning Micro Parts on a Lathe?
Various factors, including the machine, cutting tools and operator, must be taken into consideration to turn very small parts.

Published: 5/25/2017

Horn Continues Growth Path
The company highlighted its facility expansions and new cutting tool technologies during a recent open house at its global headquarters in Tübingen, Germany.

Published: 9/23/2016

Drilling “Invisible” Holes
UV laser micromachining makes it possible to drill holes that are not visible to the human eye—until they are meant to be seen, that is.

Published: 8/17/2016

Backing Tech with Technique
Whether in machining or any other pursuit, knowledge and the right touch are critical to taking full advantage of technology and equipment.

Published: 7/27/2016

Micromachining in a Big Way
With the acquisition of a new CNC Swiss-type lathe, this company can now bid on small, complex parts it wasn’t able to in the past, while also slashing setup and cycle times.

Published: 7/26/2016

Machine “Power Users” Push Limits of Precision
For this shop, moving into micron-tolerance work required not just a new machining center, but also a willingness to understand technical features and techniques that never come into play for many programmers and operators.

Published: 4/13/2016

Fundamentals Can Go a Long Way
For this shop, machining small parts from plastic is largely about applying the basics on a smaller scale.

Published: 5/25/2015

May 2015 Slideshow: Micromachining
With a focus on equipment for machining very small workpieces and features, this month’s product spotlight runs the gamut from micro drills to waterjets to dedicated micromachining centers.

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