Elliptical Adapter/Cutting Tool Combo, Plus 9 More New Machining Ideas

July 7, 2016
Customized tooling for machining oil-and-gas processing valve seat pockets leads a new list of 10 designs and technologies for machine shop operators seeking new ideas to keep them engaged, aware, active, and competitive —to help them improve their shops’ performances.

If you operate a machine shop — or any manufacturing, fabricating, or assembly operation — or any of the extenuating process technologies, like product and process design, troubleshooting, CAM programming, tool design and selection, quality control, etc. — you face a steady flow of new technology and products, updates and improvements intended to address the large and small, general and arcane details that concern machine operators, programmers and shop owners and managers. Here’s a list of the 10 ideas for machining, cutting, turning, grinding, tool selection, and so on … that caught our attention this week.