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Using Grinding Instead of Turning in Series Production

By grinding the entire workpiece contour in a single operation, the Grindstar can produce large batch sizes economically, making it an alternative to turning for the automotive industry.

CAD, CAM and Related Software / CAM for Production Machining

CAM System Helps Company Improve Programs for New Machine

A machine shop’s old CAM system held it back from efficiently using its new three-turret turning center, but upgrading its software has helped it save time and money.

Cutting Tools / Deburring

Burr-Free Micro Thread Whirling

Threading is usually the last operation when machining components, which is why the process needs to be reliable and highly precise. DC Swiss has developed an internal thread whirler, which leaves micro threads burr-free, even in demanding, hard-to-machine materials.

Production Machining
June Issue

Saving Lives with Zero Defects

Manufacturing Data Collection and Management Transforms Swiss Shop

A New Hampshire high-volume precision solutions manufacturer and an innovative software solutions provider have collaborated in upgrading the shop’s data collection and organization methods, maximizing output and competitiveness.

Feature

Coolant Supplier Optimizes Customer’s Machining Process

When a precision manufacturer wanted to rebuild the production process for a medical part made on a rotary transfer machine, its metalworking fluids supplier provided more than a new cutting oil.

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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.


The Basics of Rotary Broaching

This broaching process creates a non-round shape on the inside or outside of a part with a broach tool.

VIDEO: Vapor Degreasing Process Uses TCE Replacement to Eliminate Hazardous Waste

A solid relationship with a solvent manufacturer has aided Electro-Spec Inc. with the implementation of a trichloroethylene replacement material in its vacuum degreasing unit to clean a customer’s micromachined parts more efficiently.  

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