Kurt Machining is Utilizing Live Tool Speed Increasers

Kurt Machining (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializes in providing precision CNC machined parts, using state-of-the-art technologies and up to 5-axis machining. Since 1952, this 110,000 sq....

Can Augmented Reality Improve Manufacturing?

More than two centuries ago, German philosopher, Immanual Kant, described virtual reality as existence within our minds, rather than the physical world. Today, virtual...

Improving Performance with Chicago Pneumatic Hand Tools

With the addition of nine new products, Chicago Pneumatic has created a comprehensive range of grinders and sanders meeting managers’ need to increase productivity...

Build a Multigenerational Workforce to Address Today’s Skills Gap

Industry 4.0 is transforming manufacturing. While companies work to integrate smart manufacturing into their operations, manufacturers of all sizes look and compete for scarce...

Deburring for Extremely Hard Metal Parts

When an application calls for surface finishing, cleaning, polishing, deburring, edge blending or removal of paint, rust or other contamination, a wheel brush is...

CNC Education in America

A rapid advancement in technological development has changed and challenged industries and CNC education around the world in recent years. In manufacturing, as new...

Dynamic Fixturing: The Secret Behind Precision Machined Parts

Modern CNC equipment is the gift that keeps on giving to American Manufacturing; it’s allowed machine shops all over the country to produce high-quality...

Improving EDM Speed and Operations at Clippard

Clippard (Cincinnati, Ohio) is a world leader in fluid control products and other high-precision components, and the company prides itself on having been vertically...

ROBOTIC WELDING: Taking the First Steps

In today’s marketplace, companies continue to automate portions, if not all of their welding operation. The reasons are many: to address a shortage of...

Women of STEM: Greene Tweed’s Amy AlSahsah

During her career, Amy AlSahsah has certified over 300 candidates in Lean Six Sigma from White Belt to Black Belt. Her first Black Belt...

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