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  1. Manufacturing Today   Last Post

    Manufacturing Today Description

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

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      1. Milacron

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    2. Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues

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      1. Milacron

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    3. Discuss additive machine models, process and material types

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 180
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    4. Industrial robots and general automation discussions

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      1. Milacron

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    5. Discuss global manufacturing and its effects

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      1. hanermo

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    6. Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

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      1. Ox

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

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      1. Milacron

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

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 738
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    9. Discuss CNC cutting, welding and fab techniques/equipment

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 4,631
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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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    11. Discuss grinding and abrasive techniques and machines

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      1. Milacron

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

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      1. Gordon B. Clarke

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    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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      1. Milacron

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  2. Specific Machine Forums   Last Post

    Specific Machine Forums Description

    1. Haas CNC machine and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 2,507
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    2. Discuss Makino CNC machines and controls - NEW FORUM

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 91
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    3. Mazak CNC machines and control discussions

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 3,436
      • Posts: 26,188
    4. Discuss Okuma CNC machines and controls

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 408
      • Posts: 2,508
    5. Discuss Baileigh Industrial machines - New Forum !

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      1. Baileigh inc

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      • Threads: 36
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    6. Discuss Toyoda CNC Machines and Controls

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 52
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    7. Discuss CNC machines from DMG and Mori Seiki

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      1. Milacron

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      • Threads: 891
      • Posts: 6,198
    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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    9. Discuss toolroom quality European and Japanese lathes

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      1. Milacron

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    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. Milacron

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

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      1. Cal Haines

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    13. Discuss the most popular American lathe !

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      1. bradjacob

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

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      1. Bill Gent

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  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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    3. Discuss machinist tools and techniques relating to gunsmithing

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      1. GGaskill

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

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      1. Milacron

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  4. Commerce   Last Post

    Commerce Description

    1. Manufacturing related job listings

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      1. Milacron

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    2. Position, qualifications and location.

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      1. Milacron

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

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      1. Ox

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      • Threads: 2,068
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    4. List- Machines for sale and want to buy machine ads- Free !

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      1. Mebfab

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

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      1. Mebfab

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      • Threads: 25,597
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  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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    2. Post photos of you and your shop, so others can put face with name !

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      1. CBlair,
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    3. Interesting photos of machine tools or accessories

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      1. Milacron

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  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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    2. Helpful features of this board and interesting tidbits

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