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Tool Increases Understanding Between Employers, Employees

By decreasing the traits in their employees’ “blind spots,” employers can decrease unproductive behaviors.

Parts Cleaning Equipment / PMTS

PMTS 2019 Cleaning Segment Focuses on Demand for Cleaner Parts

To get a feel for the current hot topics in parts cleaning prior to the show, we asked several of the exhibitors about what attendees should expect the show “buzz” to be as well as their thoughts and insights about the show and conference.

EDM Equipment

Masters of the Small Hole

Hole making is considered the most frequently performed metalworking operation. Hole making on a micro level, say 0.010 inch and smaller, is where it gets interesting. This shop is very good at making small holes.

Production Machining
February Issue

Making Small Holes

Understanding CNC Collet Chucks

Workholding for turning is usually fairly basic: The selection comes down to chucks or collets. This article looks at when to consider the collet chuck and what kind might be best for a given application.

Medical Machining / Screw Machines - Swiss-Type

Dry Swiss Machining in Medical

Continuing to build its reputation for creative solutions, this multi-faceted medical device component manufacturer took its Swiss machining operations to a new level to meet a customer’s market demands.

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Knowledge Centers

Knowledge Centers are well organized collections of practical information on specific topics. This is the place to go to get grounded on technologies and best practice.


Nominations Open for 2019 Emerging Leader Awards

Do you know a colleague who is outstanding at his or her job who you think deserves recognition in the industry? If so, please nominate him or her for Production Machining’s 2019 Emerging Leader Awards.

Predicting Size Change from Heat Treatment

While a precise forecast of a part’s size change during heat treating cannot be expected, by considering potential factors, a heat treater can provide a reasonable estimate that can help the shop prepare for final machining operations.

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