Modern Machine Shop

JUL 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 JULY 2018 10 CONTENTS 110 Collet Chucks Overcome Distortion for Automated Gear Machining 94 Software Helps NASA Automate Robot Programming Process Better Production From the MMS Editors 18 Mark: My Word | Mark Albert 22 The Z Axis | Peter Zelinski 24 One-Off | Derek Korn Advertisers 140 Business Opportunities 141 Index of Advertisers JULY 2018 26 Technical Perspectives 26 Deciding Factors | A Fusion of Machine Monitoring, Scheduling and Job Tracking 30 Competing Ideas | Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Training 34 Quality Gaging Tips | The Modular, Multi-Gage Concept 38 CNC Tech Talk | Spreadsheets Enable Calculations Similar to CAM Software 42 Additive Insights | Reuniting Manufacturing and Design for Effective AM 46 The View from My Shop | The Education Gap | ABOUT OUR COVER | Machining Parts for the World's Largest Digital Camera Keller Technology in Buffalo, New York, machined this aluminum flange for what will be the world's largest digital camera. The final device will be installed inside the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), enabling scientists to capture images of the entire Southern sky. Read about the challenges in manufacturing two of the camera's compo- nents in the story beginning on page 84. Photo courtesy Keller Technology. 102 PLM App Remedies Data Management Growing Pains The Metalworking Industry 14 MMS Connect 16 Digital Extras 50 Shop Talk 62 Events | Conferences | Meetings 144 GBI: Metalworking Systems and Software 126 Products 118 Tooling and Workholding 132 Modern Equipment Review Grinding 110

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