Modern Machine Shop

DEC 2017

Modern Machine Shop is focused on all aspects of metalworking technology - Providing the new product technologies; process solutions; supplier listings; business management; networking; and event information that companies need to be competitive.

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8 MMS December 2017 RAPID TRAVERSE 22 Open Machine Opens Options for Large Pipe, Plate 24 What Should You Consider When Turning Micro Parts on a Lathe? 28 Understanding Electropolishing COMMENTARIES AND COLUMNS 16 Mark: My Word 18 The Z Axis 20 One-Off 32 Deciding Factors 36 Competing Ideas 40 The View from My Shop 58 Quality Gaging Tips 62 CNC Tech Talk 66 Additive Insights 136 Gardner Business Index: Metalworking TOP SHOPS COMPANY PROFILE 88 Human Resources Winner: MRS Machining BETTER PRODUCTION 90 Shop's New Combination Lathe Offers Increased Flexibility, Capabilities 98 A Day Makes a Difference in Changing Perceptions 106 VMC Helps Maker of Rowing Shells in Race to Bring Boats to Market INDUSTRY AND PRODUCT NEWS 10 Web Extras 12 MMS Connect 44 Shop Talk 56 Meeting Dates 112 Tooling and Workholding 120 Systems and Software 128 Modern Equipment Review Spotlight: EDM ADVERTISERS 132 Business Opportunities 133 Index of Advertisers CONTENTS 22 88 128 90

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