Medical Machining

For 3D Printed Implant Maker, CNC Machining Is Capacity Constraint

Additive manufacturing is realizing its promise for scale production during the coronavirus period, but machining is an essential downstream capacity need that has to be expanded to keep up.

CAD/CAM Software Helps Shops Shift to Coronavirus Work

A sampling of CNC machine shops serving a variety of industries have this in common: They are using Mastercam CAD/CAM software to shift their focus and quickly produce medical supplies necessary to aid in responding to the coronavirus.

High-Energy Barrel Finishers Efficiently Deburr Complex Parts

Mass Finishing Inc. has developed high-energy barrel finishers that automate the process of deburring complex parts, saving time and eliminating the need to deburr parts by hand.

Outside-In: Why This CNC Machine Shop is Adding Finishing Processes

Since being announced as a Top Shop in 2014, Complexus Medical has steadily grown while bringing some previously outsourced processes in-house for lower manufacturing costs and faster lead times.

Additive Manufacturing in the Age of COVID-19

Reporting from the front lines of the fight against Coronavirus — how my journey began.

Team Thinking Helps Donson Machine with Nickel Alloy Ventilator Part Production

This shop has taken unusual steps to draw on its strengths as a well-equipped machining facility with a skilled workforce to match.

Aerospace Machine Shop Uses Past Prototype for Quick Ventilator Part Turnaround

Win-Tech Inc. is one of the many manufacturing facilities shifting focus to fulfill urgent medical needs during the coronavirus pandemic.

Shop Starts Work on Custom Drill for Ventilators Before Purchase Order Came

When this Indiana toolmaker saw an order for cutting tools to make ventilators for coronavirus patients, his workers started grinding before the customer officially hired them.

Inovatools' Curvemax Curve-Segment Mill Improves Finishing of Medical Implants

The Curvemax curve-segment mill from Inovatools features geometries that permit larger path distances and line jumps during pre-finishing and finishing.

Aerospace Supplier Shifts to Tight-Tolerance Ventilator Parts: "We Weren't in This Business Two Weeks Ago"

Skilled Manufacturing Inc. is running seven days a week to produce ventilator parts that will help healthcare workers battle the coronavirus.

Siemens Offers Free AM Network Services to Doctors and Hospitals

Doctors, hospitals and organizations in need of medical devices as well as designers and service providers with medically certified printing capacities can now register for free access to the Siemens AM Network.

GF Machining Solutions' Mikron HSM 200U LP Designed for Small Medical Shops

The HSM 200U LP machining center from GF Machining Solutions is available in three- and five-axis versions bringing speed, efficiency and precision to the machining of small medical components.

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