Production Machining

MAY 2016

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

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17 Unknown Knowns: Rumsfeld Missed One–Will You? 18 PMPA Technical Member PartMaker Inc. Finds Success through Pioneering CAM Software and Excellence in Applications Support 19 PMPA Ofers Comprehensive Listing for Training Opportunities in the Precision Machining Industry 20 Discounted Small Package Domestic U.S. Express Shipping 21 Why Tool Life Can Vary: Carbon and Alloy Steels Features ON THE COVER: 34 Multitasking is More Than Doing Two Things at Once Combining diferent metalcutting operations on a single machine platform is helping shops explore better ways to manufacture. Edited by Chris Koepfer 38 A Foundation for Minimum Quantity Lubrication MQL can provide signifcant savings and improved performance in the right applications. Here are some important considerations when looking at this technology. By Chris Felix 46 A Refresher Course on Ultrasonic Cleaning A close look at the intricacies of this technology helps with understanding how it is most efectively applied. By Bob Sandor, Ph.D., Contributor Columns & Departments 6 Turning Point 8 My Turn 10 Information Technology 12 News 24 About Your Business 26 Gardner Business Index 52 Clean Slate 54 Parts Cleaning Products 58 PM Products 67 Marketplace 71 Ad Index 72 Last Word 38 44 46 Tech Briefs 28 Calculating Surface Footage and RPM for Optimum Tool Life 30 Millennial Multitasking Made Easy Case In Point 44 Optimizing CNC Legacy Parts with CAM 50 Automotive Supplier Capitalizes on Energy Efcient Cleaning MAY 2016 :: Volume 16 Issue 5 ABOUT THE COVER: This Indiana OEM uses multitasking technology in the manufacture of its products. It also has a culture that continuously searches for a better way to apply it CONTENTS :: 3

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