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Tips, techniques for nonperpendicular holemaking

We called them “submarines.” Tough, 17-4 PH stainless steel forgings shaped…

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Machinist’s Corner: Lean from 30,000 feet

Twenty years ago, I would have told you that lean was a bunch of bull…

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Financing your next machine tool

Machine tools are big-ticket items, so it’s no surprise that they’re normally…

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Toolmakers tout nonround coolant orifices

A circular shape provides multiple benefits in the machining world. For example…

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Tougher & wiser in times of turmoil

While attending IMTS in September, it was nice to meet fellow machine shop…

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Basics of centerless grinding

Centerless grinding is critical to manufacturing many high-volume automotive…

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Machine shop expands and diversifies to meet customer needs

Seco Machine is not a contract manufacturer, machine shop, moldmaker or urethane parts…

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Modular workholding saves time and money

If you use a pair of machinist’s vises bolted to the bed of a vertical machining center…

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Navigating customer portals

Internet portals won’t transport you into the future—but your company will likely…

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Machine Technology: Rotary unions help deliver coolant to the cutting zone

Machine tool users wouldn’t benefit from through-spindle coolant (TSC) without rotary unions…