MACHINING

Mold Materials

Single-Brand EDM Arsenal Helps Moldmaker Speed Services for Diverse Clientele

Microtech Precision sticks with Mitsubishi EDM (and milling) technology to optimize machining capabilities for molds, dies and more.

Machining

VIDEO: 2020 Leadtime Leader Winner Shares Business Strategies with CNC Machine Shops

Emily Probst, Senior Editor with Modern Machine Shop reached out to me to chat about our 2020 Leadtime Leader Winner Precise Tooling Solutions to learn about key business aspects of this winning specialty manufacturer to share with her CNC machine shop readers.
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Machining

Hybrid Additive Machining Produces Accurate Parts from Metal Powders

Hybrid additive/subtractive machining produces highly accurate parts from metal powders that are melted and sintered using a laser while surfaces are precisely milled at high speeds.
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Machining

Defining What Makes High-Speed Machining Different

A look at what true high speed and true high precision can produce, as well as what makes high-speed machining different from traditional milling.

Machining

On-Machine Inspection Eliminates Machine Interruption

Jingdiao’s online measurement and intelligent modification technology measures parts on the machine, eliminating interruption of the continuous production process.
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Machining

How to Eliminate Chatter

Here are techniques commonly used to combat chatter and guidelines to establish a foundation for optimizing the moldmaking process.
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Machining

Five-Axis Machine Modifications Reduce Cycle Times

Expanding the capabilities of a portal milling machine reduced cycle times and improved quality of large-section automotive and truck molds. 
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Machining

Machine Tool Builder Stresses New Strategies for Serving Moldmaking Customers

A new facility, new compact CNC and new customer service strategy for moldmaking customers is celebrated at Zimmermann open house. 
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Machining

VIDEO: How Five-Axis Continuous Machining Can Advance the Manufacture of Complex Molds

MoldMaking Technology Senior Editor Cynthia Kustush interviews Greg Pozzo, applications team leader for Makino, to learn more about the company's introduction of five-axis continuous machining and its benefits for moldmaking.
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Machining

Multitasking Machining Centers Double Throughput, Cut Costs

Purchasing one, then two more, multitasking machining centers has transformed the way Concours Mold Inc. builds molds.
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