Modern Machine Shop

FEB 2018

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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MMS FEBRUARY 2018 8 CONTENTS 126 86 Scanning Probe Application on a Swiss-Type Better Production From the MMS Editors 16 Mark: My Word | Mark Albert 18 The Z Axis | Peter Zelinski 20 One-Off | Derek Korn Advertisers 140 Business Opportunities 141 Index of Advertisers FEBRUARY 2018 22 90 Technical Perspectives 22 Deciding Factors | Cybersecurity for Job Shops 26 Competing Ideas | Thank You, Camera Phone 30 Quality Gaging Tips | Checking Roundness Between Centers 34 CNC Tech Talk | Tracking Time with Custom Macro 38 Additive Insights | Manufacturing for Design, Not the Other Way Around 42 The View from My Shop | We're Customers, Too | ABOUT OUR COVER | Why Tie Payroll Hours to Machine Hours? The story starting on page 76 describes how J&R Machine uses the machine data it collects to develop a productivity index: a ratio of machine "green" hours to the payroll hours of the person tending the machine. This index helps shape a number of key business decisions as the shop works to continuously improve. 90 Racing Toward the Intersection of Design and Manufacturing 96 Cutoff Saw Creates Blanks from Superalloy in Seconds The Metalworking Industry 12 MMS Connect 14 Digital Extras 46 Shop Talk 58 Events | Conferences | Meetings 144 GBI: Metalworking Modern Equipment Review Spotlight: Additive Manufacturing 116 Systems and Software Products Tooling and Workholding 106

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