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Legacy Policies are Dead. Long Live the New Policies!

Growing up, I learned that necessity is the mother of invention. During the recent COVID-19 crisis, many of us found out that necessity is indeed a cruel mother.
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Using Advanced CNC Technology to Overcome Labor Shortages

Many technology innovations in CNC machine tools can ease the burden of the skills gap, including the CNC lathes and multi-spindle machines from INDEX.

Aerospace Machining

IT is the Key to Effective Machine Monitoring

This aerospace manufacturer’s IT team was essential to successfully setting up a machine monitoring program. 

Production Machining
May Issue

Updating Everything: Equipment, Culture, Business

Making Stainless More Machinable

This article gives tips on how to further the enhancement of stainless steel machinability. 

Bar Feeders & Material Handling / Robots & Automation

Making Waves with Lathe Automation

After years of relying on an extensive machining cell for part production, this marine equipment manufacturer has now reduced part handling and improved quality through use of single-setup lathes and automated loading and unloading.


7 Causes of Quench Cracking in Steel

Failures of steel parts in service or production occur infrequently. However, when steel parts fail, the consequences are dire. Here are seven ways that steel can fail as a result of quench cracking from heat treatment.

Deal Differently with Certainty, Risk and Uncertainty

Let's take a look at the differences between certainty, risk and uncertainty, examples of each, and how we make decisions when faced with these situations. 

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