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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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      Mitsubishi M-V40A VMC tool... Go to last post

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      09-02-2015, 09:24 PM

    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      1. John Stevenson

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      Anyone else fed up with... Go to last post

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      09-02-2015, 06:29 PM

    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      1. Milacron

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      Micro 3D printer® Go to last post

      08-30-2015, 12:33 PM

    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      08-29-2015, 03:07 PM

    5. Discuss global manufacturing and it's effects

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      Chinese Manufacturing/ Whats... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 12:42 AM

    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      09-02-2015, 10:17 PM

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

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      .0035 press fit for a 3/16... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 10:29 PM

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

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      1. Milacron

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      Jib crane on existing pad Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 05:08 PM

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

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

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      1. TheMetalDoctor

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      Basic EDM Question Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 08:58 PM

    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      09-01-2015, 02:34 PM

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

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      1. The real Leigh

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      Cordax CMM User education Go to last post

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      09-02-2015, 02:37 PM

    13. Discuss Commercial and Fine Woodworking equipment and techniques

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      1. stephen thomas

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    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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      Toolchanger hitting spindle... Go to last post

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      09-02-2015, 02:27 PM

    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      Looking for a Makino CNC mill... Go to last post

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      08-06-2015, 06:36 AM

    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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      VQC Error 22 Need advice. Go to last post

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      09-02-2015, 04:58 PM

    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      1. Milacron

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      P200L Decimal output Go to last post

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      09-02-2015, 09:33 AM

    5. Discuss Baileigh Industrial machines - New Forum !

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      1. Baileigh inc

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      08-28-2015, 08:34 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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      Removing Maho MH400C bellow... Go to last post

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      09-01-2015, 08:01 AM

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

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      Last generation Aciera F1 -... Go to last post

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      09-02-2015, 10:00 PM

    9. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      Way oil pump on a Cazeneuve... Go to last post

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      08-31-2015, 09:25 PM

    10. Discuss the best heavy American manual machine tools

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      K&T 2H Vertical In Need of... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 07:27 PM

    11. Discuss Bridgeport and Hardinge machines

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      J Head suggestions needed ASAP Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 08:23 PM

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

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      1. peterh5322

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      Got Me A 10EE; Hopefully It's... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 10:12 PM

    13. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      Cool Latheman Special Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 10:20 PM

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

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      1. Bill Gent

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      W&S tooling question Go to last post

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      09-01-2015, 05:17 PM

  3. Open Discussion   Last Post

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    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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      DC scraping class looking for... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 10:07 PM

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

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      1. Greg Menke

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      Wiring a 12V oil pump to work... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 09:37 PM

    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      1. GGaskill

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      Increasing Rifle Velocities Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 06:57 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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      Modern 24v control... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 10:21 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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      Software Quality Assurance... Go to last post

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      08-27-2015, 10:00 AM

    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      Precision Cast Parts bought... Go to last post

      08-12-2015, 11:45 AM

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

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

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      Baldor 6" grinder w/AB... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 09:38 PM

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

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      WTB Warner swasey tooling Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 09:45 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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      Macson 26 inch swing lathe... Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 03:43 AM

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

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      My Aussie workshop. Go to last post

      09-02-2015, 04:05 AM

    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      Bolex camera factory... Go to last post

      08-19-2015, 11:33 PM

  6. Forum features   Last Post

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    1. How to post pictures, drawings and clickable links

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      1. Milacron

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      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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      07-03-2015, 05:38 PM

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