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Additive Manufacturing Follows the Footsteps of EDM

When a new technology comes into the machining industry, there are always worries that it will render other technologies inferior. It happened back when Computer Numerical Control Electrical Discharge Machining or CNC EDM equipment was introduced in the 1970’s. It … Continue reading

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Benefits of Rotary Transfer Machines

A rotary transfer machine has multi-station functionality which leads to its main advantage, productivity. Each of the workstations is dedicated to a specific operation. They are capable of milling, drilling, and contouring a part. With this, by the time the … Continue reading

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Additive Manufacturing Predictions for 2016

When new technology arrives on the scene, people often marvel at the expanded capabilities. Beyond the initial amazement however, the actual application of the new technologies are often slower to take off. That’s what has happened with additive manufacturing. As … Continue reading

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What to Know About Aerospace Machining

When machine shops decide to break into a new industry, such as aerospace machining, to gain a new source of income, they’ll have to do some research before they can be successful. They’ll most likely need to buy new machining … Continue reading

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Five Integrated Factors in High-Precision Machining

Manufacturers are always trying to find ways to improve their performance. Usually this is through eliminating downtime, minimizing scrap rates, ensuring consistency and producing high-performance precision parts at a reasonable price. When creating a manufacturing strategy to maximize profitability, manufacturers … Continue reading

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The New England Advantage

A recent report identified Connecticut and New England as having a distinct advantage over the rest of the nation as manufacturing continues to become more high-tech. This report “The Case for New England’s Manufacturing Revolution,” said the region benefits from … Continue reading

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Nikon Metrology Machine

Metrology is the science of breaking down measurements. Of the activities related to this science, the coordinate-measuring machine (CMM) like the Nikon Metrology Machine is specific to the activity of traceability and sensors. Using three axes, each one has a … Continue reading

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