The October 2016 edition of Manufacturing Engineering is now available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are available below.
PLM Paves the Way for Manufacturing Innovations
PLM strategies move manufacturers ahead with improved simulations in the Digital Thread and the latest industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications.
Presetting Technology Maxes Out Production
Good tool management guarantees process performance.
The Wide World of Deburring, Refinishing
Deburring, rounding and polishing techniques are becoming more important as manufacturers strive for ever more precise parts.
EDM Expands into New Territories
Technology spreads amid demand for more precisely cut parts.
Heavy-Duty Vehicles Hit Goals Through Ongoing Innovation
Progress is being made in meeting the challenges posed by fuel economy and emission rules as well as customer needs.
Instruments, Shop Make Beautiful Music Together
Each month, the David G. Monette Corp. (Portland, OR) produces four of the most technologically advanced trumpets in the world.
High-Speed Cutting for Small Precision Heatsinks
Dau Thermal Solutions Inc. (Macedon, NY), was finding that its spindle speeder was definitely not up to speed when it came up against the test results for NSK’s HES510 series electric spindle.
Chainsaw Maker Gains Tool Data Management
Andrea Stihl AG & Co. was upgrading its milling capabilities and turned to a trusted partner, E. Zoller, to help manage that process. Stihl is a leading manufacturer of chainsaws and power tools for forestry, agriculture and other industries.
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NCM Can Help OEMs Struggling to Manage Supplier Networks
Engaging Students with Hands-On Learning
Buffer Your Morning Routine
On the Web
Senior Editor Bill Koenig reports on the implications of General Electric Co.’s acquisition of two European companies involved in metal 3D printing. Tellingly, the companies, Arcam AB and SLM Solutions Group, will now report to the head of GE Aviation. Aerospace, which uses expensive materials, is one of the industries most interested in 3D printing.