Modern Machining Methods for High Speed Machining

Kevin Wismer from ESPRIT

 

Join ESPRIT and relish in the essence of Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Understand the importance of CAM and learn from the experts how virtual simulation and high speed machining cycles are driving perpetual innovation in our industry.

 

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Broaching on a CNC Lathe

Larry Greenawalt from Eurotech

 

One operation seen on many turned parts today is broaching. Traditionally broaching has been regarded as a secondary operation that was typically performed on a broaching machine with special broaching tools. Depending on the industry, much of this type of broaching is still being done in this manner. For instance, in the automotive sector, almost all broaching is done by large expensive automatic broaching machines with specially designed broaching tools that can produce the broaching at very high speed and short cycles. Broaching on a CNC Lathe will be presented by Eurotech’s own Larry Greenawalt.

 

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Machinability and Manufacturing of Stainless Steel

Randy Kline & Ray Schnell from Valbruna Stainless Steel

 

Join Randy Kline and Ray Schnell, of Valbruna, as they introduce you to the manufacturing and machinability aspects of stainless steels. Randy will provide a technical overview on how stainless steels are melted, hot rolled, and cold finished to produce stainless steel bar products. Ray will provide you with an overview on the machinability of the four (4) basic families of stainless steels, i.e. Austenitic, Ferritic, Martensitic and Precipitation Hardening, with an introduction to the basic metallurgy involved with the production of stainless steels. In addition, he will review the various elements, and the processes, affecting machinability and provide some typical applications for each family.

 

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Released July 14, 2020.   

Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller extensively discuss the importance of the Federal Government’s Spring 2020 Regulatory Agenda and how it related to our industry and PMPA Members. Part two contains information on the Department of Labor and OSHA sections of the agenda.

For Information on the NRLB and EPA sections of the agenda please refer to Part 1 of this podcast.

Why Should We Consider Manufacturing Analytics/IIoT

Kevin Jones from Ectobox

 

Help machine shops understand IIoT / Manufacturing Analytics and the potential solutions enough to make a determination of whether they should seriously consider IIoT or not. Manufacturing is moving towards needing to be more data driven to compete. However, companies struggle to understand if IIoT solutions make sense for them, can be successful, are affordable, and want to look for alternatives if available. They have also already been bombarded by IoT marketing fluff and a lot of stories of failed IoT projects. Our approach is to be transparent about the solutions, their value, and the options. We don’t get into the big, high‐minded ideas of Industry 4.0/Smart Manufacturing or the IoT hype. That’s been overdone already. Let’s get real.

 

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