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Articles from Modern Applications News (August 1, 2008)

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"Sharp" drill bit maintenance. 119
2008 IMTS show promises to be bigger and better than ever; Chicago will be the place for the biggest machining trade show in the U.S. It promises more floor space, exhibitors, and attendees than any previous show. 247
A major complement; To keep up with customer demand, a manufacturer bought a waterjet to do work its laser couldn't. 874
A traveling column machining center. Column 151
Advice for getting the most from an IMTS visit; Stay on task, but be flexible when walking the show floor, and mix both managers and employees to find the best solutions for a shop. Sterling, Dave 761
And the rich get richer. 196
April manufacturing tech consumption down. 371
Band saw can cut a wider range of materials. 153
Bar feeder works in limited space. 123
Boring head displays adjustments. 171
Built for the flexibility of a job shop. 157
Cableless probe detects broken tools and settings. 180
CAD/CAM software: the next generation. 147
CAM software certified for inventor 2009. 116
CNC is the obvious choice for the future-minded shop: CNC offers so many advantages to metalworking shops that it isn't a case of why to make the switch, but when Let's start with the obvious: the benefits of CNC. Pearson, Randy 635
CNC simulation. 171
CNC system handles up to 31 axes. 96
Combined saw/drill unit. 118
Compact heads at the right angle. 93
Company anniversaries. 246
Company says inserts adhere to its 3P philosophy. 95
Diamonds are a dressing's best friend. 109
Direct drive spindles on HMCs. 177
Drawing a blank. 139
Easy drill length adjustment. 149
Enhanced long-range scanning capabilities. 102
Extended lengths for deep pockets. 82
Factory-aligned precision grinders. 203
Find the best-qualified, no matter what they are. Mossner, William 212
Foreigners aren't buying-up America, they're investing in our future. Skuba, Charles J. 695
Fuel hikes prompt work changes. 121
Full 50 "horses" powers HMC. 207
Gear tester. 123
Gentle vibrating action for nice finish. 88
Getting the right grip on workholding; Using specially-designed fixturing for high-volume production runs, an automotive supplier more than doubled its output. 737
Heads in the sand; We've become an inward-looking society since we first set foot on the moon, and it's not something of which we can be proud. Nofel, Pete 701
High performance and precision for machining mold and die parts. 105
Home-grown expansion. 498
Ironworker produces 50 tons of pressure. 140
Keeping a cool head. 121
Keeping threads honest. 101
Know your options; After it took advantage of a new machine's high-speed option, a medical parts manufacturer saw immediate results. 688
Laser drill designed with aviation in mind. 178
Lathe offers 66 option variations. 143
Low-stress Unicable technology reduces robotic welding downtime. 142
Magnetic lifts hoist more than three tons. 113
Metrology software extends capabilities. 110
Michigan bearings really Dig Martian Muck. 132
Multi-task turning centers with increased throughout and reduced cycle time. 191
Nanoscanner measures up. 203
New coolant was the right prescription for a medical manufacturer's sump woes; Biostable metalworking fluid improved a shop's environmental outcome. 826
No outriggers with this boring mill. 203
No pilot hole drill. 124
One thousand layers of coating. 91
Portable CMM scanner. 103
Predicting future chip forms. 103
Proud to be a woman-owned shop. Bixman, Sabrina 404
Redesigned PowerCut line improves ease of operation. 147
Resurgence predicted in Latin American manufacturing. 157
Rotary table has patented "worm". 129
Self-clinching fasteners for stainless assemblies. 122
Small-parts turning in compact package. 111
Survey says weak dollar brings work back to the U.S. 181
Taken as an equal. Bradley., Teresa Letter to the editor 262
Tapered roller bearings accommodate combined axial and radial loads. 116
Tapping into high-speed threading. 131
The industry is changing, slowly. Hess, Tiffany 122
Three-turret turn mills. 182
Tooling and accessories for Swiss work. 128
Turning inserts for improved surface finish on stainless steels. 92
Turning into a faster shop; Customer demands for faster cycle times prompted a shop to buy a new machine; Now it's saving days or production time on single jobs. 432
Turnkey high-speed drill units. 154
Twin-spindle automated lathe. 111
Two-armed robot. 293
VMC with large work cubes in small footprints. 110
VMCs offer spindle speeds from 6,000 to 20,000 rpm. 176
Waterjet sports 87,000 psi. 144
Welding with style. 153

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