American Machinist http://americanmachinist.com/rss.xml en Boeing Building New Plant for Composite Materials http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-building-new-plant-composite-materials <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing is building a manufacturing plant in St. Louis to produce composite parts for wing and tail structures on its new 777X jet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-building-new-plant-composite-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-building-new-plant-composite-materials#comments Machining / Cutting News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:44:00 +0000 23071 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The 777X will be a redesigned version of the 777 long-range, wide-body jet, debuting in 2020. Boeing has reported nearly 300 orders and commitments from six airlines.</p> New CNC Platform Sets Stage for Machine Shop’s New Direction http://americanmachinist.com/automation/new-cnc-platform-sets-stage-machine-shop-s-new-direction-0 <div class="field-byline"> John Meyer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smiths Machine adopted Siemens programming as the starting point for a strategy for prolonged growth </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/automation/new-cnc-platform-sets-stage-machine-shop-s-new-direction-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/automation/new-cnc-platform-sets-stage-machine-shop-s-new-direction-0#comments Automation CAD/CAM Software Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:58:00 +0000 23061 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Manufacturing complex parts for aerospace and defense programs requires the consistency, high-quality, and precision that Smiths Machine achieves with Siemens CNC.</p> AMT's Automation in Manufacturing AIM Conference http://americanmachinist.com/amts-automation-manufacturing-aim-conference <div class="node-body event-body"><p>AMT – the Association for Manufacturing Technology will host the second annual Automation in Manufacturing (AIM) Conference on June 4, 2015, at the MGM Grand in Detroit.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">MGM Grand Detroit Casino</span> <div class="street-address"> 1777 3rd Street </div> <span class="locality">Detroit</span>, <span class="region">MI</span> <span class="postal-code">48226</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=1777+3rd+Street%2C+Detroit%2C+MI%2C+48226%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>AMT &ndash; the Association for Manufacturing Technology will host the second annual Automation in Manufacturing (AIM) Conference on June 4, 2015, at the MGM Grand in Detroit. The theme will be &ldquo;Building Our Manufacturing Future with Automation.&rdquo; The conference will focus on the future of advanced manufacturing, with an emphasis on state-of-the-art, innovative automation.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> &ldquo;The U.S. faces a significant challenge as we strive to hold on to our strong manufacturing base; therefore, the call to automate is greater than ever,&rdquo; said Rick Blake, president, Edgewater Automation LLC, and AMT&rsquo;s AIM Group Chairman. &ldquo;The AIM Conference emphasizes investing in techniques to build the equipment to make products more accurately, faster and cheaper. I see automation as the foundation for economic revival and as an opportunity for young people to invest in their futures, their communities and their country.&rdquo;&nbsp;<br /> <br /> There will be an evening welcome reception on June 3, prior to the conference. The one-day event will consist of presentations by major industry users of automation, as well as builders/integrators. The conference will also feature panelist discussions, forecasts on the role of automation, a renowned keynote speaker and valuable opportunities for networking. The</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/amts-automation-manufacturing-aim-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/amts-automation-manufacturing-aim-conference#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:30:00 +0000 23041 at http://americanmachinist.com Cutting Tools Consumption Increased 9.7% for October http://americanmachinist.com/news/cutting-tools-consumption-increased-97-october <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. manufacturers purchased $193.6 million worth of cutting tools during October, up 9.7% from September.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/cutting-tools-consumption-increased-97-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/cutting-tools-consumption-increased-97-october#comments Cutting Tools News Fri, 12 Dec 2014 05:27:00 +0000 23031 at http://americanmachinist.com Spirit AeroSystems Gives Up Gulfstream Work, Hands Off to Rival http://americanmachinist.com/news/spirit-aerosystems-gives-gulfstream-work-hands-rival <div class="node-body article-body">Spirit AeroSystems Inc. agreed to transfer its Gulfstream G650 and G280 wing programs to rival Triumph Group Inc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/spirit-aerosystems-gives-gulfstream-work-hands-rival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/spirit-aerosystems-gives-gulfstream-work-hands-rival#comments News Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:05:00 +0000 23021 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Gulfstream G650 is a twin-engine business jet produced by Gulfstream Aerospace, with wings produced by Spirit AeroSystems in composite materials.</p> How Manufacturers are Adapting to a New EHS Environment http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/how-manufacturers-are-adapting-new-ehs-environment <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Manufacturers -- especially in energy-intensive and hazardous industries -- recognize the importance of Environment, Health & Safety initiatives, not just to meet growing regulatory burdens, but in driving business value too. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/how-manufacturers-are-adapting-new-ehs-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/how-manufacturers-are-adapting-new-ehs-environment#comments QC and Inspection Shop Operations Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:57:00 +0000 23011 at http://americanmachinist.com Machine Tool Orders Resumed Slower Pace in October http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machine-tool-orders-resumed-slower-pace-october <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. manufacturers ordered $417.80 million worth of new machine tools during October, a 35.0% decline from September.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machine-tool-orders-resumed-slower-pace-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machine-tool-orders-resumed-slower-pace-october#comments Machining / Cutting News Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:33:00 +0000 23001 at http://americanmachinist.com The IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference & Expo http://americanmachinist.com/industryweek-best-plants-conference-expo <div class="node-body event-body">The IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference & Expo is dedicated to helping manufacturing facilities improve their operations through the theme of continuous improvement.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Charlotte Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 501 S College St </div> <span class="locality">Charlotte</span>, <span class="region">NC</span> <span class="postal-code">28202</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=501+S+College+St%2C+Charlotte%2C+NC%2C+28202%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference &amp; Expo is dedicated to helping manufacturing facilities improve their operations through the theme of continuous improvement.</p> <p>Through plant tours, breakout sessions, networking events, and an exhibition hall, this conference provides manufacturing professionals with ideas they can take back to their facilities and implement to improve their operations.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/industryweek-best-plants-conference-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/industryweek-best-plants-conference-expo#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:12:00 +0000 22991 at http://americanmachinist.com Pratt & Whitney Canada Starts Billion-Dollar R&D Program http://americanmachinist.com/news/pratt-whitney-canada-starts-billion-dollar-rd-program <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney Canada will invest more than $870 million over 4.5 years for aircraft engine R&D programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/pratt-whitney-canada-starts-billion-dollar-rd-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/pratt-whitney-canada-starts-billion-dollar-rd-program#comments News Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:15:00 +0000 22981 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>P&amp;WC is nearing completion of a five-year, $275-million program in production technology updates, including a new &ldquo;intelligent manufacturing&rdquo; center at Longueuil, Que., to be completed in 2015.</p> EU Machine Tool Output Stable Amid Declining Exports http://americanmachinist.com/news/eu-machine-tool-output-stable-amid-declining-exports <div class="node-body article-body">EU machine tool output will increase 0.4% in 2014, with sales to EU customers rising 7% and now representing the main consuming market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/eu-machine-tool-output-stable-amid-declining-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/eu-machine-tool-output-stable-amid-declining-exports#comments Machining / Cutting News Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:05:00 +0000 22971 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Shifting global trade patterns have CECIMO&rsquo;s members relying on the EU region for machine tool sales, prompting the group to endorse the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement and lobby for relief from emerging EU eco-design regulations.</p> Spindle Design, Functions Adapt for Complex Turning http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/spindle-design-functions-adapt-complex-turning <div class="node-body article-body">Emco Maier’s Hyperturn 65 Powermill machines complex parts with multiple spindle functions and options.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/spindle-design-functions-adapt-complex-turning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/spindle-design-functions-adapt-complex-turning#comments Machining / Cutting Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:26:00 +0000 22961 at http://americanmachinist.com <p align="left">The Hyperturn 65 Powermill has a 1,300-mm spindle clearance; a counter spindle that also achieves four-axis machining; a direct-drive B-axis for five-axis simultaneous milling; and an additional Y-axis for the lower turret.</p> Speed, Automation, Efficiency Highlighted in Mastercam X8 http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/speed-automation-efficiency-highlighted-mastercam-x8 <div class="node-body article-body">Mastercam X8 introduces program tools that improve process speed, automation capability, and production efficiency for all machining jobs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/speed-automation-efficiency-highlighted-mastercam-x8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/speed-automation-efficiency-highlighted-mastercam-x8#comments CAD/CAM Software Thu, 04 Dec 2014 05:21:00 +0000 22951 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The developer explained Mastercam X8 graphics present a simpler aesthetic and more responsive selection; New icons present a consistent, modern color palette that is &ldquo;colorblind friendly,&rdquo; according to CNC Software Inc.</p> Boeing Completes Test Flight Powered by "Green Diesel" http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-completes-test-flight-powered-green-diesel <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing completed the first flight powered by "green diesel," a biofuel widely used in ground transportation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-completes-test-flight-powered-green-diesel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-completes-test-flight-powered-green-diesel#comments News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:58:00 +0000 22941 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Boeing powered its ecoDemonstrator 787 flight test airplane with a blend of 15% &ldquo;green diesel&rdquo; and 85% petroleum jet fuel in the left engine.</p> Mobile Devices' Effect on Manufacturing Processes, People http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/mobile-devices-effect-manufacturing-processes-people <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Every aspect of manufacturing has become increasingly “connected,” and that connectivity is accelerating. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/mobile-devices-effect-manufacturing-processes-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/mobile-devices-effect-manufacturing-processes-people#comments Shop Operations Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:30:00 +0000 22931 at http://americanmachinist.com Airbus, Rolls Draw Multi-Billion-Dollar Order from Delta http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-rolls-draw-multi-billion-dollar-order-delta <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines contracted Airbus for 50 new wide-body aircraft, an order worth $14.3 billion at list prices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-rolls-draw-multi-billion-dollar-order-delta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-rolls-draw-multi-billion-dollar-order-delta#comments News Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:22:00 +0000 22891 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>In total, Airbus has orders for 105 new jets from Delta Air Lines, including a new placement for 50 wide-body aircraft as part of its fleet-modernization effort.</p> New Z-Axis Design Speeds Up Sinker EDM Process http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-z-axis-design-speeds-sinker-edm-process <div class="node-body article-body">Makino introduced HS-Rib high-speed Z-axis technology for faster, more efficient EDM machining. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-z-axis-design-speeds-sinker-edm-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-z-axis-design-speeds-sinker-edm-process#comments Machining / Cutting Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:46:00 +0000 22871 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Makino EDNC-Series sinker EDM machines combine rigidity in construction with precision operation, along with programming simplicity and advanced performance for accuracy with large workpieces.</p> Weakening Machine-Tool Demand Evident in Latest EU Report http://americanmachinist.com/news/weakening-machine-tool-demand-evident-latest-eu-report <div class="node-body article-body">German machine tool builders saw new orders decline by 8% in Q3, compared to the third quarter of 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/weakening-machine-tool-demand-evident-latest-eu-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/weakening-machine-tool-demand-evident-latest-eu-report#comments News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:28:00 +0000 22861 at http://americanmachinist.com 3D Systems Agrees to Buy CAD/CAM Developer Cimatron http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/3d-systems-agrees-buy-cadcam-developer-cimatron <div class="node-body article-body">3D Systems Corporation agreed to buy Cimatron Ltd. for an estimated $97 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/3d-systems-agrees-buy-cadcam-developer-cimatron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/3d-systems-agrees-buy-cadcam-developer-cimatron#comments CAD/CAM Software News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:15:00 +0000 22851 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>GibbsCAM introduced its Universal Kinetic Machine function earlier this year, describing it as a &ldquo;complete reengineering&rdquo; of the CAM engine and how it relates to machine definitions and machine tools.</p> Steel Production Up in October, Capacity Utilization Down http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-production-october-capacity-utilization-down <div class="node-body article-body">The World Steel Association reported raw-steel production rose 2% during October, to 136.7 million metric tons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-production-october-capacity-utilization-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-production-october-capacity-utilization-down#comments News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:18:00 +0000 22841 at http://americanmachinist.com Mazak Outlines New "Manufacturing Vision" http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mazak-outlines-new-manufacturing-vision <div class="node-body article-body">Mazak’s new “manufacturing vision” is based on advanced manufacturing cells and systems, with data sharing for process control and operation monitoring. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mazak-outlines-new-manufacturing-vision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mazak-outlines-new-manufacturing-vision#comments Enterprise Software Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:41:00 +0000 22831 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Mazak&rsquo;s production concept relies on the MTConnect open protocol to link machine tools at its manufacturing plants into a data network, with individuals connected via smartphones or tablets.</p> GE's New Advanced Manufacturing Lab Accelerating Design, Development http://americanmachinist.com/automation/ges-new-advanced-manufacturing-lab-accelerating-design-development <div class="node-body article-body">GE Industrial Solutions inaugurated its Advanced Manufacturing Lab, a center for design and production lines for a new series of molded-case circuit breakers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/automation/ges-new-advanced-manufacturing-lab-accelerating-design-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/automation/ges-new-advanced-manufacturing-lab-accelerating-design-development#comments Automation News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:00:00 +0000 22811 at http://americanmachinist.com Safe, Portable, Versatile OD Flange Facing http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/safe-portable-versatile-od-flange-facing <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Climax Portable Machining & Welding Systems Outer-Diameter-Mount Flange Facers offer operator safety and application versatility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/safe-portable-versatile-od-flange-facing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/safe-portable-versatile-od-flange-facing#comments Machining / Cutting Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:33:00 +0000 22801 at http://americanmachinist.com Progress Seen in Metals Service Centers’ October Shipments http://americanmachinist.com/news/progress-seen-metals-service-centers-october-shipments <div class="node-body article-body">Deliveries of steel and aluminum by service centers increased from September to October, and inventory levels declined, according to the Metals Service Center Institute.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/progress-seen-metals-service-centers-october-shipments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/progress-seen-metals-service-centers-october-shipments#comments News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:54:00 +0000 22791 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>&ldquo;In October 2014, U.S. service center steel shipments increased by 3.2% from October 2013,&rdquo; according to the Metals Service Center Institute. &ldquo;Steel product inventories increased 15.5% from October a year ago. At the current shipping rate, this represents 2.3 months of supply in inventory.&rdquo;</p> Boeing in New Agreement on Composite Materials for 777X Wings http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-new-agreement-composite-materials-777x-wings <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing agreed with Toray Industries to expand a current supply contract for composite wing structures for the 777X jet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-new-agreement-composite-materials-777x-wings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-new-agreement-composite-materials-777x-wings#comments News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:51:00 +0000 22781 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Boeing launched the 777X program in 2013 with a record-breaking number of firm orders and customer commitments. The program is expected to borrow some significant design details from the current 787 Dreamliner, including its composite wings and GE9X high-bypass turbofan engines.</p> Airbus Highlights Latin America in 20-Year Forecast http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-highlights-latin-america-20-year-forecast <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus Group sees the Latin America/Caribbean region’s cumulative 20-year aircraft demand worth $292 billion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-highlights-latin-america-20-year-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-highlights-latin-america-20-year-forecast#comments News Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:00:00 +0000 22771 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Airbus A350 XWB is a long-range, twin-engine wide-body jet, the OEM&rsquo;s first with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer, to reduce weight and increase fuel efficiency. With capacity for 250-350 passengers, Airbus sees the A350&rsquo;s size, efficiency and cabin space as a way for Latin American airlines to increase long-haul traffic volumes.</p> The F-35 Lightning II http://americanmachinist.com/news/f-35-lightning-ii <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">The F-35 represents the fifth generation of combat aircraft for the U.S. armed forces, designed to perform ground attack, reconnaissance, and air defense missions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/f-35-lightning-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/f-35-lightning-ii#comments News Shop Operations Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:55:00 +0000 22761 at http://americanmachinist.com Cutting Tool Consumption Rebounded During September http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-consumption-rebounded-during-september <div class="node-body article-body">Purchases of cutting tools by U.S. manufacturers and machine shops purchased $176.5 million worth of cutting tools during September, an increase of 4.6.% from August.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-consumption-rebounded-during-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-consumption-rebounded-during-september#comments Cutting Tools News Fri, 14 Nov 2014 04:28:00 +0000 22751 at http://americanmachinist.com Five-Axis Profiler Speeds Cutting for Aerospace Parts http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/five-axis-profiler-speeds-cutting-aerospace-parts <div class="node-body article-body">The new Cincinnati XP profiler for aluminum aerospace structural parts has five axes of operation and five spindles of activity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/five-axis-profiler-speeds-cutting-aerospace-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/five-axis-profiler-speeds-cutting-aerospace-parts#comments Machining / Cutting Thu, 13 Nov 2014 05:18:00 +0000 22741 at http://americanmachinist.com <p align="left">The modular XP profiler carries from one to five A/B-axis spindle heads in a traveling-gantry, or traveling-table design, allowing it to complete up to five parts per cycle.</p> Every Second Counts for Machining Small, Precision Parts http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/every-second-counts-machining-small-precision-parts <div class="node-body article-body">The Liebherr LC 100 is designed to machine small parts in mass production, quickly and efficiently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/every-second-counts-machining-small-precision-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/every-second-counts-machining-small-precision-parts#comments Machining / Cutting Thu, 13 Nov 2014 03:54:00 +0000 22731 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>A Saacke carbide worm-wheel hobbing cutter.</p> Machining a Mold for a Custom Rifle Stock http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machining-mold-custom-rifle-stock <div class="node-body video-body">Okuma America used its 5-axis MU-500V vertical machining center to machine a custom-designed rifle stock mold.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machining-mold-custom-rifle-stock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machining-mold-custom-rifle-stock#comments Machining / Cutting Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:20:00 +0000 22721 at http://americanmachinist.com