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December 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #102 These are the economic Indicators that I use in my weekly Manufacturing Positivity posts as ...
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November 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #101 Quality documentation can aid in problem-solving but only if it is complete. VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
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Released September 13, 2021. Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller deliver a new technical podcast once again as they dive into ...
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September 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #100 Built Up Edge (BUE) is the accumulation of workpiece material onto the rake face of ...
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Released August 2, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller review the 6 ways cold finish bars can lose their straightness ...
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August 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #99 Carbon may be the most important determinant of a steel’s properties. But without iron there ...
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Released July 19, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller dive into different variations in carbon and alloy steels that can ...
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Released July 5, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the expectations of the parts that we make in our ...
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July 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #98 Contributed by Dave Sibinski and Roberts Automatic Products, Chanhassen, Minnesota This cribsheet explains some reasons ...
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Published July 2021 By Miles Free III The latest information on lead in precision machining workpieces and options as the ...
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Released June 28, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller provide a in-depth primer on lead including the upcoming decisions that ...
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Released June 22, 2020. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the 5 advantages of cold drawn bars and Miles breaks ...
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Published June 2021 By Joe Jackson Consumer electronic devices is a major factor driving the growth of the electronic connector ...
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Released May 24, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the myriad of speakers and topics available at PMPA National ...
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Released May 17, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the phrase “highest and best use” and why it is ...
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Understanding 5-axis Work Offset Transformations Alex Hanby, ESPRIT CAM With so many 5-axis work offset transformations available, each having their ...
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Released May 10, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the upcoming PMPA Mastery Program, how it came to fruition, ...
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Increasing Productivity by Eliminating Workholding Slippage Andy Hixon & Drew Meier from Carbinite Metal Coatings Clamping and gripping various components ...
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Released April 5, 2021. Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the existing RoHS Annex III exceptions for steel and copper ...
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April 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #95 Most defects in steel workpieces encountered in our precision machine shops are longitudinal in nature ...
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Released March 29, 2021. Miles Free and Carli Kistler-talk about cold work and work-hardening as well as what it means, ...
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Combining In-Machine Part and Tool Sensors to Improve Quality and Uptime Joel Rutzen from SPC Innovations, Inc. Joel Rutzen of ...
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March 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #94 In our shops we typically process metallic materials that have been cold worked. This cold ...
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Released February 22, 2021 Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller overview wear in your shop: how it's determined and why it ...
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January 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #93 Cribsheet provided by PMPA member, Pioneer Service, Inc. in Addison, Illinois There are several surface ...
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Published January 2021 By Miles Free III The pros and cons of cold work, work-hardening. VIEW ARTICLE ...
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December 2020 Craftsman's Cribsheet #91 Cribsheet provided by PMPA member, Pioneer Service, Inc. in Addison, Illinois There are a variety ...
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Released November 23, 2020 Miles Free & Carli Kistler-Miller discuss the secret to understanding steel and all the steel aspects ...
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Published November 2020 By Miles Free III In the real estate industry, the secret to understanding how any property transaction ...
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November 2020 Craftsman's Cribsheet #90 Cribsheet provided by PMPA member, Pioneer Service, Inc. in Addison, Illinois There are a variety ...
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Nominal Steel Grade Translator 

Bar Straightness Calculation Bar straightness tolerance varies by diameter, grade, and thermal treatment. The determination of compliance of a bar's ...
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October 2018 | Craftsman's Cribsheet #71 This handy quick guide will give you the common chemical elements found in steel, ...
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Metric Weight Tables Used to estimate bars or weight of material required for metric sized components. VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
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> Released June 1, 2020. Miles Free is joined by special guest Michael Devoss of Outokumpu Stainless Bar to discuss ...
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Plastics Machining Manual Compiled by plastics producers and processors. Includes machining data tables. 53 pages (1967) VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
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Specifying and Measuring Cylindrical Knurls Basically, knurling is broad tolerance cold forming or displacement of material. It is an inexpensive ...
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Threading and Forming / Thread Data Handbook This handbook was compiled for users of Landis Thread Cutting and Thread Rolling ...
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Carbon Steel Bar Buyer's Manual Copyright 1980 MATERIAL CLASSIFICATION Chemical Composition by Grades AVAILABLE STOCK SIZE· All Grades of Material ...
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Stainless Steel Buyer's Manual Studies by users and producers to aid in specifying stainless bar stock. Covers material classification, ordering ...
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Plastics Machining Manual Copyright 1967. Plastics Machining Manual Compiled by plastics producers and processors. Includes machining data tables. 53 pages ...
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