Modern Machine Shop

DEC 2017

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6 MMS December 2017 CONTENTS DECEMBER 2017 ■ VOLUME 90, NO. 7 ■ MMSONLINE .COM FEATURES 70 Machining in a Measured Future Today's most exclusive work serves as a proving ground for the coming era of more stringent specifications, less paper and more comprehensive quality control in general. BY MATT DANFORD 78 The Shift to Horizontal Machining Centers Gathers Steam Metalworking companies, especially job shops, continue to invest more heavily in HMCs. This trend points to the inherent capability and flexibility of these machines for producing complex, high-value workpieces. BY STEVEN KLINE JR. 84 How Dry Grinding Permits Coolant-Free Gear Making At Star SU, grinding the external forms of automotive gears came to be the last step still needing coolant. The company's Skygrind machine eliminates cutting fluid by combining gear grinding with dry skiving in the same cycle. BY PETER ZELINSKI 78 84 70 ABOUT THE COVER A CAM component produced in one setup on a nine-axis turn-mill is inspected on Arundel Machine Tool's previous go-to CMM. But a newer machine with a program- mable articulating scanning head is required to comply with demand for 100 percent lot inspection and comprehensive data on critical workpiece features. Story on page 70.

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