Cryogenic-Machining_806x300.jpg

Cryogenic Machining: Coolest Video

April 8, 2016

Machining titanium and other exotic materials presents a number of challenges, and although there are many conventional techniques that help in this process, this video presents a unique, unconventional approach: Cryogenics.

Read More

Automotive Industry is Trying Different Materials. Is Your Shop Ready?

August 7, 2015

Automakers round the world are faced with a serious dilemma: How do you meet various government emission and fuel economy standards while still producing strong, safe vehicles? Reducing weight is a key strategy, of course, and that means moving away from steel to lighter materials. It’s estimated

Read More

Machining Titanium: What You Should Know

October 10, 2014

Shortening machining cycle time, reducing labor costs and extending tool life can all play a major role in improving productivity and, thereby, your bottom line. While using the most advanced machine tools is certainly a key component in achieving greater productivity, it’s not the entire

Read More

5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Machining Unleaded Brass

May 21, 2013

Thanks to tougher state and pending federal regulations, if you machine brass parts that will be used to deliver potable water you are either preparing to or already in the process of machining these parts from no-lead brass. Moreover, it’s expected that in the near future lead will no longer

Read More

Tips For Machining Titanium

June 26, 2012

Machining Titanium Effectively 3

The popularity of titanium alloys as a material for structural and other parts has grown exponentially in the past few years. Unfortunately, many manufacturers find that working with titanium is challenging due to the physical

Read More

Tips for Machining Challenging Metals

March 1, 2012

Machining Titanium Effectively 3Every new part brings its own set of challenges to the machinist. Not the least of these is the metal to be cut, milled or drilled. Extremely hard metals like H-13, S-7, M-2, or CPM, and exotic metals like Titanium, Inconel® or Incoloy®

Read More