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Published: 5/7/2020

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.

Published: 3/20/2020

Does Asia's Low-Cost Manufacturing Option Still Make Sense?
As U.S.-based companies try to stay ahead of COVID-19, global supply chains are under renewed scrutiny. Are uncertainties and delays caused by global crises worth the short-term cost savings?

Published: 3/13/2020

One Example Changed the Course of 3D Printing at This GM Plant
General Motors of Spring Hill, Tennessee, depends on tooling to assemble thousands of vehicles per year. 3D printed tools have become integral.

Published: 2/24/2020

New CMMs Gather More Data, Faster, for Automotive QC Department
Continental’s single-touch-probe CMM was bogging down quality control and limiting the information the company could glean for safety inspections. Two Altera CMMs from LK Metrology cut cycle times and increased insight. 

Published: 2/13/2020

Precision Machining in the Automotive Industry
The automotive industry is the largest market for precision machined parts. See how shops are handling the large volumes, tight process control and high quality this industry requires.

Published: 12/23/2019

Is 3D Printed Tooling a Solution for Die Casting?
After tackling the 3D printer, material and design, there's still one challenge left for Exco Engineering: convincing customers. 

Published: 12/18/2019

CNC Machining and Motorsports
Have a look at some of the new manufacturing equipment spotted in “Machinery Row” at the recent Performance Racing Industry Show.

Published: 9/29/2019

Precision CNC Supercharger Rotor Machining Means More Power
By developing a more accurate machining process for mating helical rotors, this company’s superchargers can more efficiently force air into an engine for higher horsepower gains.

Published: 9/23/2019

5 Impressions of EMO 2019, from Automated to Autonomous Manufacturing
The robot show? Not quite that. But automation and the expectation of processes that can run unattended if needed are clearly core to manufacturing now.

Published: 6/18/2019

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.