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My Journey to an Accidental Career that Became My Passion “Machining was not the career I chose; it chose me.” ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Custom Tooling Miles Free, Carli Kistler-Miller, and David Wynn discuss all the important aspects of ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: ISO Charts Miles Free, Carli Kistler-Miller, and David Wynn discuss the latest series of ISO ...
Onshoring Weather Report: Strong Tailwinds! Onshoring, reshoring, nearshoring: these terms are showing up with increasing frequency in the news and ...
How Do You Know What To Do Next? Do modern, quality tools provide an answer? by Miles Free III Director ...
New Thinking from the New Generation for the New Year “We have to learn to think in a new way.” ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Contradicting Nature of Precision Machining Miles Free challenges Carli Kistler-Miller and David Wynn to determine ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Machining Unleaded Materials vs Leaded Materials With leaded steel no longer being produced in the ...
Machining Unleaded Materials — Reliability is Possible Leaded steel is no longer produced in the United States. How do shops ...
Which is better is the better option, CNC Turning or CNC Milling? When looking at turning vs milling consider both ...
One Sign to Rule Them All It is possible that one sign holds the key to understanding a shop’s culture ...
A Reflection on 50 Years in Manufacturing Miles Free III shares his stories and the lessons learned over 50 years ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Steel Market Update Miles Free, Carli Kistler-Miller and David Wynn discuss what our shops need ...
Slings — Critical Infrastructure in Your Shop Safe sling use is critical for a safe work environment. by Miles Free ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Preventive Maintenance Miles Free, Carli Kistler-Miller and David Wynn discuss several aspects and benefits of ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Benefits of Turned and Polished Steel Barstock Miles Free, Carli Kistler-Miller and David Wynn discuss ...
E-Mobility — Opportunity, Not Existential Crisis “We firmly believe that e-mobility presents a significant opportunity for innovation and growth.” — ...
Turned and Polished Steel Barstock: How It Is Manufactured, How It Impacts Your Shop Understanding the benefits provided by turned ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Cold Drawn Steel Bar Stock Miles Free, Carli Kistler-Miller and David Wynn break down the ...
Cold Drawn Steel Bar Stock: How it is Manufactured, Benefits to Your Shop Understanding the benefits provided by cold drawn ...
PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Critical Spares Planning for necessary raw materials and tooling is critical for meeting production schedules ...
Get An Edge - Paint Your Edge! By David Wynn Published Issue May 2023 https://www.productionmachining.com/articles/craftsman-cribsheet-no115-paint-your-edge-to-gain-an-edge View Cribsheet This is not ...
Recorded: April 18, 2023 at National Technical Conference in Cleveland, OH. Speaker: Miles Free III, PMPA Who would benefit: Setup, ...
Recorded: April 18, 2023 at National Technical Conference in Cleveland, OH. Speaker: Matt Dowell, Precision Plus Who would benefit: ALL ...
Recorded: April 17, 2023 at National Technical Conference in Cleveland, OH. Speaker: Brad Eichman, Gray Defined Engineering Johnny Freeze, GWS ...
Recorded: April 17, 2023 at National Technical Conference in Cleveland, OH. Speaker: Derek Briggs, Tsugami America Who would benefit: Foremen, ...
Recorded: April 17, 2023 at National Technical Conference in Cleveland, OH. Speaker: Giovanni Lucas, Star CNC Machine Tool Corp. John ...
Recorded: April 16, 2023 at National Technical Conference in Cleveland, OH. Speaker: Miles Free III, PMPA David Wynn, PMPA Who ...
Recorded: April 16, 2023 at National Technical Conference in Cleveland, OH. Speaker: Brett May, BME Inc. Who would benefit: Upper ...
Recorded: April 18, 2023 at National Technical Conference in Cleveland, OH. Speaker: Dan O'Brian, Fisher Phillips Who would benefit: Upper ...

 

TOOLS

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 ...
October 2018 | Craftsman's Cribsheet #71 This handy quick guide will give you the common chemical elements found in steel, ...
Metric Weight Tables Used to estimate bars or weight of material required for metric sized components. VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...

 

 

REFERENCES

PMPA Speaking of Precision Podcast: Twist Drills for Success Miles Free, Carli Kistler-Miller and David Wynn go through the criteria ...
An Estimating Method for Multiple Spindle automatic Screw Machines STEP-BY-STEP ESTIMATING FOR MULTIPLE SPINDLE SCREW MACHINES Estimate Identification Material Calculation ...
Useful References SOURCES FOR STANDARDS INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS COMMERCIAL THREAD STANDARDS VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
Step-By-Step Estimating Typical Estimating Form The use of an Estimating Chart VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
An Estimating Method for Single Spindle Automatic Screw Machines STEP-BY-STEP ESTIMATING FOR SWISS TYPE SCREW MACHINES Estimate Identification Material Calculation ...
An Estimating Method for Single Spindle Automatic Screw Machines STEP-BY-STEP ESTIMATING FOR A SINGLE SPINDLE MACHINE Estimate Identification Material Calculation ...
> Released June 1, 2020. Miles Free is joined by special guest Michael Devoss of Outokumpu Stainless Bar to discuss ...
Plastics Machining Manual Compiled by plastics producers and processors. Includes machining data tables. 53 pages (1967) VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
Specifying and Measuring Cylindrical Knurls Basically, knurling is broad tolerance cold forming or displacement of material. It is an inexpensive ...
Threading and Forming / Thread Data Handbook This handbook was compiled for users of Landis Thread Cutting and Thread Rolling ...
Carbon Steel Bar Buyer's Manual Copyright 1980 MATERIAL CLASSIFICATION Chemical Composition by Grades AVAILABLE STOCK SIZE· All Grades of Material ...
Stainless Steel Buyer's Manual Studies by users and producers to aid in specifying stainless bar stock. Covers material classification, ordering ...
Plastics Machining Manual Copyright 1967. Plastics Machining Manual Compiled by plastics producers and processors. Includes machining data tables. 53 pages ...