Production Machining

APR 2018

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

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17 Letter to My Son About Lead in Machining 18 PMPA Member Cox Manufacturing Finds Success in Product Innovation, Serving a Diverse Clientele 19 Training the Next Generation: For Those Too Busy for Customer Relationships, There's an App for That, But … 21 Leaded Steels: What You Should Know Features ON THE COVER: 30 Consider the Software Side of Cutting Tools is article looks at some of the software technology that can optimize the performance of the cutting tool. By Chris Koepfer 34 Capitalizing on B Axis for Optimization Any opportunity to save time in the production process should be considered for its potential to increase profit. CAM vendors are developing new tools and refining existing ones to help optimize processes in multiple areas on the shop floor. By Chris Felix Columns & Departments 6 Turning Point 8 My Turn 10 Information Technology 12 News 24 Precision Machining Index 26 About Your Business 44 Products 51 Marketplace 55 Ad Index 56 Last Word 28 34 40 Tech Brief 28 Dressing Technique for Truing Up Diamond Grinding Wheels Case In Point 38 Scheduling Software Helps Shop Protect Due Dates Special Coverage 40 Aerospace Roundup: Are OEMs Consolidating Suppliers? APRIL 2018 :: Volume 18 Issue 4 ABOUT THE COVER: CNC Software, maker of Mastercam, uses its well-equipped machine tool lab to test and prove its programming enhancements. CONTENTS :: 3

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