View PM’s June 2019 Digital Edition
Production Machining’s June Digital Edition is now available. This issue features emphasis topics of CAD/CAM and Micromachining, with special coverage of Automotive. Check out the Digital Issue here!
Production Machining’s June Digital Edition is now available. This issue features emphasis topics of CAD/CAM and Micromachining, with special coverage of Automotive. The cover story looks at a major automotive supplier of safety equipment that is using a lean execution system that has resulted in 5% global operational availability improvement, 30% improvement in response time for production issues, and 12% reduction in cost of spare parts. Our other feature profiles a shop that upgraded its CAM system to take full advantage of its new turning center in reducing cycle times.
This month’s Tech Brief examines an internal thread whirler that leaves micro threads burr-free, even in demanding, hard-to-machine materials. Our Case in Point goes into a Swiss company that rebuilt its process for producing a medical part on a rotary transfer machine, including the machine, tools, material, machining strategy and coolant.
Our guest columnist for the Last Word explains his company’s “Think Globally, Act Locally” philosophy, reviewing the company’s formation and later expansion to other countries to meet the specific needs of those markets.