Modern Machine Shop

MAY 2018

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MMS MAY 2018 6 mmsonline.com 60 MACHINING CENTERS Machining in Stereo The two-spindle VMC can double the output where space and other factors are constrained. W-axis com- pensation eliminates the need for much of the care that has tradition- ally been associated with using two spindles at once. BY PETER ZELINSKI 66 Enhancing Volumetric Accuracy of Large Machine Tools 74 Like Uber for Machine Tool Service? 76 Standing Strong M AY 2 018 N U M B ER 12 VO L U M E 9 0 FEATURES New management layers bold, data-driven decision-making atop a legacy of moldmaking expertise. BY MATT DANFORD From Making Parts to Making Profits SHOP MANAGEMENT 84 80 The Machine Tool Industry Is Booming Globally U.S. machine tool purchases rose in 2017, as shown by the 2017 World Machine Tool Survey. A global boom now makes it hard for U.S. shops to get new machines. BY STEVEN KLINE, JR. WORLD MACHINE TOOL SURVE Y 70 Cable-Free Tombstones Bring New Life to HMC Operations FEATURES

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