Production Machining

JUL 2013

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CONTENTS JULY 2013 :: Volume 13 Issue 7 24 46 32 Features 28 Win-Win Scenario Automates a High Volume Turning Operation What started as a sales call from Bucci Industries to Methods Machine Tools evolved into an automation and vendor cooperation success story. By Jim Burris 32 Hard Turning with Inverted Vertical Turning Centers When it comes to the machining of hardened surfaces, hard turning is a particularly efcient solution that ofers a radical reduction of machining times and investment costs. Edited by Chris Koepfer Columns & Departments 6 Turning Point 8 Information Technology 10 News 14 About Your Business 22 Finding Keepers 49 Parts Cleaning Products 54 Products 60 Marketplace 63 Advertisers Index 64 By The Numbers 44 Using Sound Wave Power Efectively Whether in medical technology, the automotive industry, hydraulics or other felds, ultrasonic cleaning can be the trump card for removing impurities from components. By Doris Schulz 15 Tech Briefs 24 Tool Grind Workholding System Limits Runout 26 Repeatability with Heavy-Duty Vertical Turning Case In Point 36 Consolidating CAM Software Cuts Programming Time 40 Aqueous System Helps Clean Up the Process Are Our Customers the Confict in 'Confict Free?' 16 John Halladay of Vectron Finds the Right Paths 18 The Best Indicator for Managing Your Shop 19 Craftsman's Cribsheet: Drilling Problem Checklist ON THE COVER: Automating gantry loading/unloading is a critical aspect of automation for lathes. The Automata 5.0 from Bucci is an example of this technology. :: 3

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