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Cutting Tools Tech Tips: Centering your machining centre processes

September 4, 2015

By Tim Fara, Bilz Tool Co.

Machining centre manufacturers spend effort, design, and cost to make sure the spindle in the machine will operate on centreline. Spindle rotational accuracy as well as spindle alignment play an important role in cutting tool performance and productivity.

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Manfred Lenz

September 2, 2015

by Manfred Lenz

Overcoming deep hole drilling challenges

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World's most dangerous railways

July 6, 2017

This list consists 12 of the most dangerous and extreme railways in the world. From railways with deep gorges and near vertical descents, to a 100 year old railway bridge built on sea.

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Reconfigurable wheels

September 26, 2018

DARPA, the agency that brought us the Internet, has developed vehicle wheels that can switch into tank-like treads while in motion.

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Deciphering Code

May 29, 2014

by Todd Drane

What's best, conversational or G-code programming?

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Structural steel homes

October 10, 2018

A visual tour of 42 beautifully designed homes constructed with structural steel.

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Mary Scianna, editor

April 27, 2015

by Mary Scianna

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Mary Scianna, editor

February 8, 2019

Last fall, I attended two major manufacturing trade shows for North America

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Jeff Rizzie is director, digital machining, Sandvik Coromant.

August 1, 2018

by Jeff Rizzie

Improve your competitive advantage

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Mazak Optonics' Direct Diode laser cutting

April 7, 2019

Mazak's new FG-220 DDL 3D laser cutting machine in action.

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Disney stunt robot

August 8, 2018

Robotics has come a long way in a few short years. This new acrobatic robot from Disney could put stunt performers out of work.

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Doosan five-axis machining

May 6, 2018

Doosan Machine Tools showcases its five-axis machining centre.

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by Hironori Kondo

June 2, 2015

by Hironori Kondo

A double-sided insert with positive rake angles is your best bet for small part machining

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By Robert Cattle

February 8, 2019

by Robert Cattle

How the Federal government’s fiscal update will impact manufacturing

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Ian Campbell is the director of marketing and product development for the CWB Group.

July 28, 2015

by Ian Campbell

Welding is a career choice, not just a job

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John Ripka

March 30, 2015

by John Ripka

If your punch press is not punching parts 100% of the time, it’s not making money

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April 9, 2013

Electric vehicles (EV) have improved considerably since they first hit the market. New and improved models were on display at the auto shows in Detroit in January and in Toronto in February.

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Mary Scianna, editor, Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine

November 4, 2014

Blanket statements can get you into trouble sometimes because there are always exceptions to the rule, but I'll go ahead and make one now: we live in an increasingly narcissistic society.

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12 insane engineering marvels of the world

January 22, 2018

Some some of the world's engineering marvels, from Chandra X-Ray Space Telescope to Hong Kong International Airport.

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