Modern Machine Shop

DEC 2017

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BETTER PRODUCTION Shops Using Technology 100 MMS December 2017 Y O U R S O U R C E F O R ONE-PASS DEBURRING B E T T E R PA RT S | FA S T E R P R O D U C T I O N | L O W E R C O S T THE LEADER IN HOLE FINISHING SOLUTIONS F L I P C U T • Back spotfacing and chamfering • From 1 side in 1 set up • Your most economical solution • Other solutions available Also from Cogsdill: • Fast and Easy • Economical • Inch & Metric – from stock • Blade options available for all materials visit call 803 438 4000 ©2017 PO BOX 7007 CAMDEN, SC 29021-7007 Friday of every October (this year's edition was October 6). From the outset, the intent has been for shops to open their doors to the public in order to lay outdated misconceptions to rest and expose the true reality of what it's like to make things for a living. Figures from the of ficial website show that busine s s owne rs have got te n the me s sage. However, the best showcase of Manufacturing Day's impact and the ef for t behind it can be found not in statistic s, but in the re al-wor ld experiences of the shops and students that this Ray Shapland, project engineer- ing manager, talks about CNC programming with a group of students from Lou Vue's class at Valley High School, Santa Ana. This year alone, the shop has spent more than $1.5 million on new technology. This includes new injection molding machines and a new crane in the technical center, where molds are sampled; a new laser engraver; and pallet-chang- ing automation for the shop's EDM and five-axis machining center.

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