PM Blog

Latest Blog

Popular Heat Treat Colors for Steel Chart is Back

By: Miles Free
My “Temper Colors for Steel Chart” post remains very popular, so I thought I'd repost the chart illustrating the heat treat colors for steel.

Would you like a free digital subscription?

Qualified international subscribers can receive full issues of Production Machining in a convenient and interactive digital magazine format. Read at your convenience on your desktop or mobile device.

Yes, I would like a free digital subscription!

No thanks, please don't ask again.

Production Machining Zones

Sponsored Knowledge Centers

Titanium and HRSA Machining

Multitasking

Featured Webinar

Micro Cutting Tools and Tool Holders

Featured Articles

ZONE: Screw Machines - Multi-Spindle >> Screw Machines and Related Equipment
PM0915_MakingComplexParts_d.jpg

Making Complex Parts Profitably


In a highly competitive global market, finding ways to manufacture domestically and profitably is an ongoing challenge. This Massachusetts shop has found a way using CNC multi-spindles.

ZONE: Screw Machines - Swiss-Type >> Screw Machines and Related Equipment >> Turning
PM0915_AYouthfulApproach_d.jpg

A Youthful Approach to Production Machining


Growing up in the industry helped this young shop owner learn key strategies for getting the most from his machines.

PM0915_Cleaning_AppreciatingTheValue_a.jpg

Appreciating the Value of Secondary Production Processes


Although operations such as cleaning often can be the deciding factor in the production of an acceptable part, their significance is often understated.

ZONE: Cutting Tools
PM0915_WhenThreadMilling_a.gif

When Thread Milling Makes Sense


Threading a workpiece is a fundamental metalworking process that every manufacturing engineer takes for granted.

Partmaker
Standard grooving tools from .004" in .001" increments with any corner radius. We stock more than 100,000 tools!
PM ONLINE
Channel Partners
  • Techspex