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3D Printing Creates a Window of Automation Opportunity

For this Omaha shop, periodic part inspection required an automated turning cell to pause production. Printing a plastic parts collection chute for delivery outside the cell solved this problem, and it turns out the shop has found 3D printing to be valuable in many other ways.

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Quick-Change Tooling Improves Swiss-Type Profits

Horn USA has developed quick-change tooling systems to drastically reduce set-up and toolchange times for Swiss-type lathes, including those with through coolant.

Robots & Automation / Bar Feeders & Material Handling

3D Printing Creates a Window of Automation Opportunity

For this Omaha shop, periodic part inspection required an automated turning cell to pause production. Printing a plastic parts collection chute for delivery outside the cell solved this problem, and it turns out the shop has found 3D printing to be valuable in many other ways.

Production Machining
August Issue

Printing a Means to Collect and Inspect

Re-Turning Adds Life to Train Wheels

Unique turning considerations and circumstances come into play when re-turning well-worn freight and metro rail wheels.

Next Generation

Meet Production Machining’s 2020 Emerging Leaders

This year’s 10 Emerging Leaders have many character traits in common that shine well beyond the buildings in which they are employed. Their leadership skills and willingness to help others grow within their skill sets has proven that the precision machining industry’s future is bright in the hands of these talented individuals.

Our Precision Machining Industry Responds

This moment-in-time article describes the challenges multiple precision machine shops faced — and met — to support customers’ and employees’ needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Medical Screw Solution Includes More than Cutting Tools

With companies producing so many medical screws, every second saved counts. A turnkey program can help manufacturers machine these parts as efficiently as possible.

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