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IMTS: A Sneak Peek at What's Coming Up Next Week
MoldMaking Technology

Next week more than 100,000 manufacturing professionals from around the world will be attending IMTS in Chicago. Here is just a sampling of what will be on display.

Improvement Is Not Optional
Modern Machine Shop

No matter how busy this shop gets, it continues to pull teams of employees out of production so they can focus on solving problems to make incremental process changes. The advances add up. Today, this is a very different shop than it once was.

Breaking Barriers Between Vision and Reality
MoldMaking Technology

For this OEM, speeding time to market required empowering its captive moldmaking operation with not only new technology, but the culture to use it effectively.

Turning Center Handles Heavy-Duty Cutting
MoldMaking Technology

The Hyundai-Wia L500LMA series turning center is designed for heavy-duty cutting.

Investing in a Five-Axis Future
MoldMaking Technology

This shop’s first five-axis machine offers capabilities that exceed its needs—at least for now.

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OVERVIEW:
Machining

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Machining (via the machine tool and cutting tool) shapes metal workpieces. Understanding both traditional and advanced machining techniques is critical to overcoming the various dimensional and finish challenges associated with mold machining. Processes include milling, drilling, grinding, high-speed machining, five-axis, hard milling, micro machining, large mold machining, multi-tasking, waterjet and laser. Workholding is also important.
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AgieCharmilles
Hurco Companies Inc.