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Published: 2/11/2019

See Absolute, Marubeni Citizen’s PMTS 2019 Showfloor Demos
Absolute will showcase B-axis mill-turn centers and multi-slide single-spindle machines, while Marubeni Citizen will demonstrate low-frequency vibration machining.

Published: 12/27/2018

What to Consider When Turning Exotic Materials
The properties that make exotic materials desirable for aerospace, energy and medical applications mean that machining them requires proper planning, equipment and strategies.

Published: 12/20/2018

December 2018 Product Spotlight: Turning
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on turning machines and tooling.

Published: 12/18/2018

Out-Of-Round Turning of Polygon Couplings
Out-of-round turning is an efficient alternative to profile milling and grinding for polygon couplings that could replace traditional spline and shrink-fit connections in automotive transmissions. 

Published: 11/3/2018

Automotive Manufacturer Works with Supplier to Streamline Lean Machining Cells
After Volvo’s casting supplier switched to a new kind of material process, machining tolerances suffered. Sandvik Coromant stepped in not just to suggest new tools, but to provide an in-depth productivity improvement program. 

Published: 10/12/2018

Five Live Centers for Five Applications
It is vital for a shop to select the right machine tool components for the right job, and live centers for lathes are no exception.

Published: 9/26/2018

Multitasking CNC Machines Cut Down on Work in Process
This pump manufacturer has integrated flexible multitasking machines and automation to maintain high production levels and flexibility.

Published: 8/17/2018

Buying a Lathe: Slant-Beds and Multitasking Configurations
What are some variations on the basic lathe configuration? This can be helpful to review when considering the purchase of a new turning machine. 

Published: 8/14/2018

Webinar Covers Analyzing Costs, Benefits of Transformative Tech
Many companies will be considering investments in equipment that will significantly alter their operations at IMTS 2018. This webinar from Index Traub will cover how to evaluate these technologies, which questions to ask and how to finance such tech...

Published: 7/29/2018

Buying a Lathe: Spindles and Tailstocks
A key consideration when buying a new turning machine involves its spindle. Here’s an overview of what you need to know.