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  1. Manufacturing Today   Last Post

    Manufacturing Today Description

    1. Discuss CNC machines, programing, troubleshooting, retrofits.

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      1. WILLEO6709

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      Unhappy A little help for a Fanuc... Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 05:33 PM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      1. John Stevenson

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      bobcad v28 not closing... Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 04:22 AM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      1. Milacron

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      where to buy nice 3d printers? Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 01:26 PM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      1. Milacron

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    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      OT: Whatever happened to... Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 06:09 PM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      1. Ox

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      How To start finding work for... Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 04:45 PM

    7. Manufacturing techniques, mauf. machines and tooling discussions.

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      1. Milacron

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      Evraz Claymont Delaware... Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 06:03 PM

    8. Discuss forklifts, pallet jacks, trucks, trailers, machinery skates, toe jacks and more.

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      1. Milacron

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      Clark GCX25 has water in oil Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 08:43 AM

    9. Discuss CNC cutting, welding and fab techniques/equipment

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      1. Milacron

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      Buying a MIG Welder Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 10:25 AM

    10. Discuss ram and wire electrical discharge machining techiniques and machines

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      1. TheMetalDoctor

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      Water conductivity puzzle Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 09:35 AM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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    12. Discuss CMM's and other measurement techniques and tools

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      1. The real Leigh

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      Vision systems, which one? Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 04:51 PM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      1. stephen thomas

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      Restoring surface back to... Go to last post

      07-31-2015, 08:20 PM

    14. Metalworking, machine tool, and woodworking machinery discussions. Archive.

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  2. Specific Machine Forums   Last Post

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    1. Haas CNC machine and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      1. Milacron

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      A77 controller tutorial? Go to last post

      06-23-2015, 01:22 AM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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      Great Mazak support page on... Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 07:15 AM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 125
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      U100L Lb300-M lathe DC Bus... Go to last post

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      07-28-2015, 10:06 AM

    5. Discuss Baileigh Industrial machines - New Forum !

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      1. Baileigh inc

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      OT? Old US Army video on... Go to last post

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      06-28-2015, 02:54 AM

    6. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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      1. Milacron

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    7. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      1. Milacron

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    8. Discuss Deckel (manual and CNC), Maho (manual only), and other Deckel format mills. Abene too.

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      1. Milacron

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      08-01-2015, 04:00 PM

    9. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      1. Milacron

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      New Okuma LS owner with... Go to last post

      07-31-2015, 01:38 PM

    10. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      1. Milacron

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    11. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      1. matt_isserstedt

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    12. Discuss 10ee drive types, retrofits, problems plus other Monarch lathes

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      1. peterh5322

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      Boeing EE Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 05:48 PM

    13. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      Question Removing play on compound... Go to last post

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      07-31-2015, 08:47 PM

    14. Primary use for ex W&S employees, but open to all

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      1. Bill Gent

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      M-1420 Go to last post

      07-17-2015, 08:31 AM

  3. Open Discussion   Last Post

    Open Discussion Description

    1. Discuss reconditioning of machine tool components to improve geometry. Also machine prep and painting.

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      1. CBlair

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    2. Discuss antique machinery and the history of machine types and their manufacturers

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      1. Greg Menke

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      Another unknown lathe Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 04:46 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      1. GGaskill

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      Need info on .218 Bee throat... Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 02:46 PM

    4. Machine voltage issues, three phase via single phase power, and variable frequency drives discussion

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      1. JST

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      help with rotary phase... Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 05:56 PM

    5. Collected posts that stand out and interesting metalworking links to other sites

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      1. Milacron

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      Toolroom layout Go to last post

      06-25-2015, 02:32 PM

  4. Commerce   Last Post

    Commerce Description

    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      1. Milacron

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      Internet Applications ! Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 06:43 AM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      1. Milacron

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      should i change jobs? need... Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 02:45 PM

    3. Need parts ? Listings of job shops, their capabilities, and specialties

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      1. Ox

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      CNC Lathe work needed Go to last post

      07-31-2015, 10:24 AM

    4. List- Machines for sale and want to buy machine ads- Free !

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      1. Mebfab

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      WTB: Double column small shop... Go to last post

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      08-01-2015, 05:27 PM

    5. List- work holding devices, collets, cutting tools and more - Free !

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      1. Mebfab

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      WTB: Optima chucks Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 05:40 PM

  5. Machinery Manual, Brochure and Photo Archives   Last Post

    Machinery Manual, Brochure and Photo Archives Description

    1. Links to specific machine literature

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      1. Milacron

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      Geomteric Standard Screw... Go to last post

      06-13-2015, 02:38 PM

    2. Post photos of you and your shop, so others can put face with name !

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      • Threads: 542
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      B&A Precision Go to last post

      08-01-2015, 08:35 AM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      1. Milacron

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      Punch tooling, maybe dapping... Go to last post

      07-27-2015, 05:24 PM

  6. Forum features   Last Post

    Forum features Description

    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      1. Milacron

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      How to post an image on... Go to last post

      06-02-2015, 11:09 AM

    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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      1. Milacron

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      Search function anomaly Go to last post

      07-03-2015, 05:38 PM

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