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Released July 4, 2022. High speeds ensure low cycle times, but not necessarily lowest costs. Intrigued? ...
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Published July 2022 By Miles Free Optimizing for multiple factors, not just minimizing cost for a single factor, will lead ...
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July 2022 Craftsman's Cribsheet #108 The table lists the standards cited by Federal OSHA for The Precision Turned Product Manufacturing ...
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Each material has a specification that covers requirements that apply to characteristics important to our machining and processing as well ...
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Released June 27, 2022. Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller provide a technical lesson on the properties of the steel materials ...
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Recorded: May 3, 2022 at National Technical Conference in Milwaukee, WI. Speakers: Kevin Johnson, Fischer Special Tool Brandon Buckhout (filling ...
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Parts are what the front office sells to customers, but chips are what we produce to make those parts. In ...
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Released June 20, 2022. Miles Free and Carli Kistler-Miller examine the various tools that PMPA provides to help members deal ...
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Learn best practices on machining different exotic materials. Recorded: May 1, 2022 at National Technical Conference in Milwaukee, WI. Speakers: ...
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How and why your employees will love them. Cobots can be seen a co-workers. Recorded: May 3, 2022 at National ...
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What's holding you back from getting more spindle time? In this session, Johnny Freeze will discuss ways to keep your ...
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Lights out manufacturing is a misnomer but lightly attended machining is a proven way to increase production, profitability, and reduce ...
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Learn how 3D printing can be used to create helpful accessories in your shop! Recorded: May 1, 2022 at National ...
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Whether parts are military or dual-use, often the protocols for ensuring compliance with Federal regulations for prints, paperwork and processes ...
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Get the inside info on single point threading, thread milling, cut and roll taps! How to create them, establishing best ...
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Is uptime important to you? Don Anger walks through maintaining an Acme. Joel Rutzen shares innovative ways to improve efficiency ...
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June 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #107 Basing your material decisions for the contract for human safety-critical parts on information provided on ...
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May 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #106 Steel weighs approximately 0.2833 pounds per cubic inch. Steel weighs approximately 489.6 pounds per cubic ...
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April 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #105 As material costs continue to rise (Producer Price Index shot up 9.7% January 2021-January 2022), ...
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March 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #104 Computer numerical control (CNC) machining is one of the most versatile manufacturing methods, capable of ...
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February 2021 Craftsman's Cribsheet #103 Computer numerical control (CNC) machining is one of the most versatile manufacturing methods, capable of ...
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Released January 17, 2022. Some people read tea leaves and Miles Free reads chips. Find out why you should be ...
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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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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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An Estimating Method for Multiple Spindle automatic Screw Machines STEP-BY-STEP ESTIMATING FOR MULTIPLE SPINDLE SCREW MACHINES Estimate Identification Material Calculation ...
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Useful References SOURCES FOR STANDARDS INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS COMMERCIAL THREAD STANDARDS VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
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Step-By-Step Estimating Typical Estimating Form The use of an Estimating Chart VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
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An Estimating Method for Single Spindle Automatic Screw Machines STEP-BY-STEP ESTIMATING FOR SWISS TYPE SCREW MACHINES Estimate Identification Material Calculation ...
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An Estimating Method for Single Spindle Automatic Screw Machines STEP-BY-STEP ESTIMATING FOR A SINGLE SPINDLE MACHINE Estimate Identification Material Calculation ...
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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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