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MOST RECENT CONTENT: Micromachining

May 2015 Slideshow: Micromachining
Modern Machine Shop

With a focus on equipment for machining very small workpieces and features, this month’s product spotlight runs the gamut from micro drills to waterjets to dedicated micromachining centers.

May 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Micromachining
Modern Machine Shop

From cutting tools to waterjets, this slideshow highlights equipment suitable for micromachining.

Waterjet Cuts Delicate, Complex Patterns
Modern Machine Shop

Omax’s MicroMax JetMachining Center is capable of cutting micron-level parts or features from materials including exotic metals, composites, polymer thermoplastics and glass.

Micromachining Center for Die/Mold Applications
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Available from Methods Machine Tools, the Yasda YMC 430 Ver. II micromachining center is designed for precise manufacturing and high-quality surface finishes required on small, complex features in components, dies and molds for applications in the medical and semiconductor industries.

Micromachining Center Promotes Component Temperature Control
Modern Machine Shop

Makino’s iQ300 precision micromachining center offers improved component temperature control and 0.005-micron scale feedback for sub-micron accuracy.

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OVERVIEW:
Micromachining

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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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