In both Europe and the U.S., vertical turning machines and cells are increasingly producing many automotive brake systems and components, often to remarkably tight tolerances and, in many cases, completely finished.
Precise measurements must account for temperature fluctuations.
Ultrahigh-pressure waterjet cutting is both economical and versatile.
Recent developments in grinding wheel and metalworking fluid technology can boost production while cutting costs for grinding operations.
An adapted CNC milling machine exposes defects by removing the silicon that encases computer chips.
For some, the goal is to increase uptime by reducing potential sources of downtime.
Three pioneers in the computer-aided design and manufacturing industry are recognized for their landmark contributions to the field.