Ray Chalmers

Electronic Work Instructions Aid Quality

September 07, 2017 at 11:46 AM

Providing electronic instructions not only helps operators, but because changes can be automatically made in case of quality glitches, they can maintain production flow.

Flexible, Accurate and Fast Measuring

June 30, 2017 at 1:16 PM

Check fixtures have been around for a long, long time. And it may be time for you to get an up-to-date alternative.

Advancing the Supply Chain with Additive Manufacturing

June 07, 2017 at 4:16 PM

Additive manufacturing can mean on-demand part creation, which can have a significant effect on the supply chain.

Metal Injection Molding Explained

April 05, 2017 at 11:09 AM

Complex, high-volume parts are ideal for this process.

Want Machining Productivity? Look Closely at Components

April 05, 2017 at 10:09 AM

Sensors, motors and more are making smart machines faster.

Advancing Manufacturing Tech—with Friction

February 02, 2017 at 10:48 AM

As manufacturers are looking for process changes, friction welding can provide a great opportunity in production.

The Case for Cryogenic Machining

February 01, 2017 at 4:19 PM

Automotive components could see significant process improvements.

Retrofit or Replace?

December 01, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Retrofitting by design can maximize machining center value.

Cleaning with CO2

November 02, 2016 at 1:02 PM

Process offers performance at significant cost, time and space reductions.

Examining Hydroforming

October 04, 2016 at 2:45 PM

Multi-function die design and process advances hit lightweighting targets.

Cutting Weight and Costs with Laser Welding

September 01, 2016 at 3:53 PM

Speed, accuracy and productivity are all features of a new laser welding machine that has plenty of auto applications.

Achieving Custom Measurements from Modular Components

August 02, 2016 at 10:08 AM

While everyone wants a custom measuring system, full-on customization can be costly. A system built with modular components can fit the bill— in the quality and financial senses.