Giving New Methods of Thread Cutting a Whirl

Two new forms of thread whirling promise to make the thread cutting process more efficient.

Inspection & Measurement Equipment / Micromachining

Micromachining is About Precision

Holding tolerances on very small part features is not for the faint of heart. The skill is not only in the machining, but cleaning and inspection as well.

Turn/Mill & Multitasking Machines / Turn/Mill Machines

Lights-Out Operation Enables Work/Life Balance

Overwhelmed with too much work, a former salesman in the machining industry started his own business, purchasing and installing production machines that allow him to run lights-out production and, consequently, see his family more.

Production Machining
October Issue

Boost Grinding Machine Performance

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of a Grinding Machine

Following these 10 steps can help grinding shops produce high-quality tools, increase productivity, reduce breakdowns and extend machine life.

Bar Feeders & Material Handling / Robots & Automation

Automation in High-Mix, Low-Volume Turning Applications

Turning shops are familiar with automation for high-volume work, but the shifting landscape to smaller batch sizes has created new challenges.


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.

Now Taking Nominations 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.

Swiss-Type Lathe Helps Medical Shop Achieve Higher Precision

After the investment was made in a new Swiss-type lathe, not only was this company management’s expectations exceeded by the machine’s performance and efficiency, but the lathe is now included in plans for future applications.

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