Flying J Machine: Flying Forward

Like most of us, Jay Hegemann deletes a lot of emails every day. Everything from miracle cures for baldness to special offers from credit...

Laser Cutting vs. Water Jet Cutting:

Laser cutting and water jet cutting—as a manufacturer, you likely already know what both of these are, or have maybe even used them in...

The Tool for Moving Heavy Machinery — Embedded Air Casters

One of the major problems manufacturers face with tooling and machinery is the difficulty of moving heavy equipment from point to point. For example,...

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....

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...

An Introduction To Live Tooling

Live tooling, as the name implies, is specifically driven by the CNC control and the turret of various spindle and powered sub-spindle configurations on...

Not All Hobs Are Created Equal

Many hobs must be designed before production, and gear manufacturers who seek the most from their cutting tools choose suppliers that not only design...

Specialty Coatings Extend Service Life of Cutting Tools Used for Non-Ferrous Materials

Because machine tools constantly cut and grind away material at high RPMs to shape a workpiece, carbide cutting tools are often used instead of...

An American Manufacturing Legacy, Still Going Strong

Meet the family-owned overhead crane manufacturer that got its start in the founder’s garage, and today stands as one of the few remaining all-American...

Heating Innovation

Like their founder, Harold Ipsen, Ipsen believes innovation drives excellence. Originally founded in Rockford, Illinois, the heat treatment specialists at Ipsen are committed to...

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