Solutions on the Fly

MJC Builds Customized Metal-Spinning Machines For Out-Of-Round Engine Lip Skins On Boeing Aircraft   MJC Engineering is a custom machine tool builder in Huntington Beach, Calif., specializing in metal-spinning machines for such applications as sheet spinning,...

Top 10 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore

Top 10 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can't Afford to Ignore Manufacturers today are looking for innovative ways to differentiate themselves in the competitive global marketplace. Understanding customers’ needs in great detail has become an...

Crosshole Deburring of Complex Metal Parts

Crosshole Deburring of Complex Metal Parts By integrating flexible hones in the machining process, complex parts with cross-drilled holes and other difficult-to-access features can be deburred in house, at less cost. In automated machining, removal of...
A view from the cloud

A View from the Cloud

Storing, sharing, and sending data into the cloud has become commonplace for sharing data and media between devices. Everything from medical information, to your daily Facebook or YouTube binge, all now rely on the...

In Defense of Online PdM Programs

By: Burt Hurlock, CEO, Azima DLI The argument against permanently installed online condition monitoring solutions has been universally financial. The argument is that a technician with a handheld data collector can cover a lot more...

Fiber Laser: Game Changer

Fiber Laser: Game Changer Air assist gas cuts operating cost to $4 per hour for new Cincinnati fiber laser at Doyle Manufacturing, while machine’s performance slashes part-processing time more than 90 percent. Can a machine tool acquisition...

Continuous Production

Continuous Production Beckwood Partners With Siemens To Produce Hydraulic Press, QDC Workcells Machine builder develops fully automated die handling system with 15,000-pound capacity to load and unload presses with staging tables for continuous production; die change time...

Advanced Flexible Drills Make the Cut

JAC Products puts 30-40 million holes into approximately 6 million pieces of extruded and formed aluminum each year. The products made at this facility are used as roof rack rails on nearly every major...
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What is the Heat-Affected Zone?

Most sheet metal cutting techniques are based on localized melting of the material. The area between the melt part and the unaffected base metal undergoes chemical and structural modifications, and is called Heat-Affected Zone...

Advantages of EOT

Advantages of EOT "Everybody loves progress, but nobody likes change" is the kind of phrase you might find in a fortune cookie, but it also largely represents feelings towards energy efficiency in industry right now....