Electropolishing removes the outer surface skin of a component by positively charging the part and submerging it in an electrolytic bath to pull ions off the surface
Sensible and efficient workflow appropriate and effective maintenance and welltrained employees are some tricks of the trade for machine shop managers
European machine tool exports are likely to grow to 212 million in 2017 due to ldquodigitizationrdquo and a reputation for highquality standards according to Starrag AGrsquos vice chairman Dr Frank Brinken who also is chairman of the CECIMO Economic Committee
ldquoAddressing and enhancing efficiency at US Canadian and Mexican borders will result in a more competitive industrial metals supply chain and increased global competitiveness for US manufacturers which will result in economic growth and US jobsrdquo according to the Metals Service Center Institute
OC Robotics develops snakearm robots for working in confined and hazardous spaces They are guided by wire ropes and controlled by proprietary software to traverse cluttered environments and conduct activities such as inspection fastening and cleaning
A 4in Ingersoll HiQuadXXX facemill takes off more than 0300 in per pass to fully penetrate the heavy oxide crust in a 4140 steel forging As a result the tool edges last through a complete roughing sequence for a part involving 68 passes A previously selected tool needed indexing before completing even one pass
CECIMO has consistently emphasized the need for the EUrsquos public and private authorities to define and support competitive industrial strategies to accelerate industrialization of emerging technologies and to improve skills training
Producing drilling equipment is highprecision work ndash but when the market is down shops like Superior Drilling Products need other outlets to make the most opportunity for their skills and capital equipment
The design complexity and surface finish requirements of many highvalue aerospace components are compelling arguments for investing in 5axis machining technology
Crossdrilled holes act as conduits for fluids lubricants and gases  Failing to remove burrs can cause blockage of these critical passages or create turbulence in the flow