Production Machining

OCT 2017

Production Machining - Your access to the precision machining industrial buyer.

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:: Contribute to PM If you have a story to tell that would interest our readers, consider contributing to PM. Go to short.productionmachining.com/ contribute to find out what we look for regarding each section of our magazine and where your "story" might fit into our publication or our website. In the Editorial Submission Guidelines PDF, you will also find examples of each type of article as well as an explanation of how to submit editorial for review, including the acceptable format, image specifications, deadlines and so on. :: Calculate on the Fly The CNC Machinist Calculator Pro, a machining calculator app for smart phones, is designed for manufacturing engineers, CNC programmers, machinists, CNC operators and tool and die makers who need to make quick calculations on the fly. This calculator app provides an assortment of function buttons, each of which takes the user to a calculation page. This page is designed to take the guesswork out of the process by guiding the user through the problem. Some of the features found within the app include the ability to export lathe G code for internal and external chamfers, tapers and radii with tool nose comp; M codes; a CNC keyway calculator; turning calculators for lathe operators; milling calculators for mill operators; drilling, gun drilling, thread, true position, bolt pattern, and surface finish calculators; center drill dimensions; unit converters; hardness conversions; SFM calculator for drilling, milling and turning; and a tap drill calculator for roll form and cut taps. Learn more and download CNC Machinist Calculator Pro for Android or iOS at cncdirt.com. :: Résumé Generator Builds Professional Portfolio The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) has released an online tool to help students and job seekers build quality professional résumés that will help them market their technical skills to employers. The Résumé Generator will also help employers better screen for and hire NIMS credential holders for on-demand jobs. The tool is available at resume.nims- skills.org. The NIMS Résumé Generator includes a step-by-step guide that walks users through creating a professional portfolio built around the specific knowledge, skills and abilities they have acquired through their NIMS credentials. The tool also includes customizable features for displaying educational and job experience, common employability skills and veteran and/or military status. 800-654-9399 | 805.523.0004 | 3dsystems.com/gibbscam Increase programming speed by up to 30% with the new user interface! Try it for free for 30 days! 3dsystems.com/gibbscam/free Introducing GibbsCAM 12 The world's easiest-to-use CAM system just got better! Designed for machinists, 3D Systems GibbsCAM 12 puts the tools you need right at your fingertips, boosting your productivity. No matter which CNC machines you have in your shop, GibbsCAM 12 allows you to stop wasting time wrestling with your CAM system and start seeing the benefits of a complete programming system that allows you to send every program to the shop floor with confidence. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 10 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: OCTOBER 2017

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