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Published: 11/3/2018

Automotive Manufacturer Works with Supplier to Streamline Lean Machining Cells
After Volvo’s casting supplier switched to a new kind of material process, machining tolerances suffered. Sandvik Coromant stepped in not just to suggest new tools, but to provide an in-depth productivity improvement program. 

Published: 10/12/2018

Five Live Centers for Five Applications
It is vital for a shop to select the right machine tool components for the right job, and live centers for lathes are no exception.

Published: 9/26/2018

Multitasking CNC Machines Cut Down on Work in Process
This pump manufacturer has integrated flexible multitasking machines and automation to maintain high production levels and flexibility.

Published: 8/17/2018

Buying a Lathe: Slant-Beds and Multitasking Configurations
What are some variations on the basic lathe configuration? This can be helpful to review when considering the purchase of a new turning machine. 

Published: 8/14/2018

Webinar Covers Analyzing Costs, Benefits of Transformative Tech
Many companies will be considering investments in equipment that will significantly alter their operations at IMTS 2018. This webinar from Index Traub will cover how to evaluate these technologies, which questions to ask and how to finance such tech...

Published: 7/29/2018

Buying a Lathe: Spindles and Tailstocks
A key consideration when buying a new turning machine involves its spindle. Here’s an overview of what you need to know. 

Published: 7/28/2018

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.

Published: 6/10/2018

Manufacturing News of Note: June 2018
Esab collaborates on a podcast series, EuroBlech 2018 gears up for its 25th event, and other industry news. 

Published: 5/31/2018

Buying a Lathe: Turrets and Live Tooling
When buying a lathe, after considering what sorts of workpieces the machine must be prepared to handle, it’s time to ponder tooling options. 

Published: 5/14/2018

Buying a Lathe: The Basics
Lathes represent some of the oldest machining technology, but it’s still helpful to remember the basics when considering the purchase of a new turning machine.