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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. 

Published: 4/2/2018

Five-Axis Front and Center at Hurco's 50th-Anniversary Event
Machine tool builder Hurco had its five-axis technology on display, and provided attendees with a sneak peek at two other machining center models that will be introduced at this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show.

Published: 3/16/2018

Eastern Kentucky Opens CNC Educational Center
The East Kentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute, in partnership with Haas Automation and Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, hopes to provide advanced job training to Eastern Kentucky residents.

Published: 2/28/2018

With Face Drivers, Shop Faces Long Cycle Times Head On
By switching from jaw chucks to face drivers, a manufacturer of large shaft components was able to reduce the number of setups, cutting cycle times on some parts from days to hours.