Modern Machine Shop

SEP 2018

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MMS SEPTEMBER 2018 8 mmsonline.com Successful shops apply effective strategies both on the shop floor and in the front office. This year's Top Shops shed light on some of those practices. BY DEREK KORN 88 CAD/CAM Managing Risk Is This Shop's Bold Strategy Flying S routinely makes bold moves in how it processes machined parts and pursues business growth, requiring careful minimization of risk. BY MARK ALBERT SEP T EM B ER 2 018 N U M B ER 0 4 VO L U M E 91 Top Shops Winners Talk Technology, Tactics Top Shops 72 Shop Works to Get the Most Out of Its Five-Axis Capabilities VMCs with rotary tables set this job shop apart, but specific features and other equipment have helped it use them more efficiently. BY JULIA HIDER FIVE-A XIS MACHINING 90 CONTROL TECHNOLOGY 66 Will Voice Recognition Enable a Transformational HMI for Machine Tools? CAD/CAM 62 Are Cycle Time Estimates Holding Back Efficiency? FEATURES

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