Machining Memos isn’t just about REGO-FIX – it’s about what your shop needs to achieve manufacturing success, from how to handle runout and master high-speed machining to what things like blockchain technology or ergonomics have to do with your part-production operations.

Reduce Non-Cut Time with Automated Tool Presetting Systems

Reduce Non-Cut Time with Automated Tool Presetting Systems

Just as shops try to reduce the fixed costs of production, they also look for ways to reduce non-cut time, including tool assembly and setup. Automation can speed these and other tooling tasks, while eliminating the need for doing them manually. From tool cleaning and...

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Five Toolholding Tips to Prevent Running Into Runout

Five Toolholding Tips to Prevent Running Into Runout

For powRgrip users, any degree of runout is unacceptable. That’s why they chose a toolholding solution with a total indicated runout (TIR) less than or equal to 3 µm at 3xD. But even a tiny chip floating in coolant swarf that has dried onto a toolholder’s taper can...

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Apprenticeships are a Win for Everyone Involved

Apprenticeships are a Win for Everyone Involved

Apprenticeships keep manufacturing strong and productive, and all parties involved would benefit if they were implemented throughout the United States. In 2018, more than 261,000 people in the U.S. began or registered for apprenticeships, and at least 3,229 new...

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