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Published: 4/19/2018

Manufacturing News of Note: April 2018
Absolute Machine Tools turns 30, a new manufacturing cybersecurity hub in the works and other industry news.

Published: 4/2/2018

Five-Axis Front and Center at Hurco's 50th-Anniversary Event
Machine tool builder Hurco had its five-axis technology on display, and provided attendees with a sneak peek at two other machining center models that will be introduced at this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show.

Published: 3/28/2018

Machining Centers Help Shops Increase Output, Reduce Inspection Times
Mazak machining centers reduced an Iowa shop’s setup and inspection times, enabling it to win an aerospace contract.

Published: 3/27/2018

Buying a Five-Axis: Picking Options and Add-Ons
So you’ve settled on a five-axis machine. So what options do you choose? One to remember: spindle probing.

Published: 3/20/2018

Like Uber for Machine Tool Service?
The Up! app aims to let shops facing urgent service requests find capable and proven independent service providers quickly.

Published: 3/16/2018

Eastern Kentucky Opens CNC Educational Center
The East Kentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute, in partnership with Haas Automation and Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, hopes to provide advanced job training to Eastern Kentucky residents.

Published: 2/24/2018

Why a Two-Spindle VMC? Double the Machining Without Double the Footprint
The two-spindle VMC increases output where space and other factors are constrained. With W-axis compensation for Z-height differences, setups don’t have to be perfect to use two spindles in tandem.

Published: 2/19/2018

Buying a Five-Axis: Selecting the Right Machine
Horizontal or vertical? Trunnion or swivel head? What’s the effective difference between different configurations of five-axis machining centers?

Published: 2/17/2018

CAM Software Helps Shop Five-Axis Machine Aerospace Part
A five-axis machine and HyperMill CAM software from Open Mind Technologies gave a shop the ability to meet the tight tolerances required for the camera-mounting brackets on a NASA satellite mission.

Published: 2/13/2018

Grob Goes Big on Universal Machining Centers
At an open house in Germany, Grob described its focus on the aerospace market for its line of universal machining centers.