Many specialty machine shops, regardless of their experience or expertise, nevertheless subscribe to various ‘accepted standards’ that may not be, or may no longer be true. They may be myths. Experience at three alert Canadian mold shops may dispel some myths that sometimes limit the machining productivity of shops in the U.S., or anywhere. To be specific: Myth No. 1: In cavity milling, you must slow down for corners and long reaches. Myth No. 2: It’s better to populate a ...

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