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Modern Machine Shop

Additive Manufacturing Belongs in a Machine Shop

A fourth-generation family machine shop integrates metal additive manufacturing as…

Modern Machine Shop

Economies of Usable Cutting Tool Edges

Recent introductions from a major cutting tool maker illustrate the engineering…

Modern Machine Shop

Look Beyond Machine Utilization When Installing a Machine-Monitoring System

Connecting machines to a network for production monitoring almost guarantees…

Modern Machine Shop

Why Machine This Boxy Part on a Lathe?

A garage, a mill and a lathe. These are common elements in the origin stories…

Modern Machine Shop

Medical Shop Demonstrates How To Manage Risk for ISO

Machine shops registered to the medical ISO 13485 standard have quality…

Modern Machine Shop

DNC Provides a Growth Path to Machine Monitoring and Data Collection

Many machine shops have a network in place that enables CNC machine operators to…

Modern Machine Shop

Turn-Mill Machining Technology Improves Industrial Motor Performance

In some cases, an improvement to a machining process or the addition of…

Modern Machine Shop

Mold Manufacturing Automation Leaves No Part Behind

The worktable on Omega Plastics’ newest, most sophisticated machining center…

Modern Machine Shop

JIMTOF 2016 Report: Exhibitors Show a Strong Embrace of IIoT

The message from JIMTOF 2016, Japan’s premier machine tool show, was strikingly clear…

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When Grinding Is Like Turning

This shop leverages a high-speed peel-grinding process that resembles turning to effectively grind…