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Coolant’s Impact on Face Milling Aluminum

Testing shows that understanding the interplay among cutting speed…

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Workholding Basics: When to Use a Diaphragm Chuck

The accuracy and repeatability of these chucks make them well-suited…

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Applications Advance for Solid Ceramic End Mills

All they need is speed! Tools for roughing nickel-based alloys can be used…

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Machine-Tending Robot Hits on Three Automation Trends

A new robotic loading system features a collaborative design, intuitive programming and…

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Part-Probing Possibilities for EDM

Probing options for electrical discharge machining equipment range from…

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Fiber Laser Markers Do Much, Much More

Fiber laser technology is not just for marking—used properly, it can…

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Additive Manufacturing Belongs in a Machine Shop

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

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Economies of Usable Cutting Tool Edges

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

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Look Beyond Machine Utilization When Installing a Machine-Monitoring System

Connecting machines to a network for production monitoring almost guarantees…

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Why Machine This Boxy Part on a Lathe?

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