PM's August digital issue is now available online.
The digital August issue of Production Machining is now available, with emphasis topics of Workholding and Cutting Tools. This special issue also brings readers an inside look at the upcoming IMTS 2014 in September.
Our cover story details the increased importance that precision workholding plays in the successful transition of American manufacturing from mass production of conventional parts to the manufacture of complex, high-value components in relatively small lot sizes. Our other feature reviews the real costs in the choice between standard and customized tooling.
This issue also features an extended Products section that highlights many of the products that will be on display at IMTS 2014. Other editorial coverage includes information about the reengineering of a CAM engine to help meet the programming demands of multitasking operations for complex parts. Our Case in Point section visits a shop specializing in aerospace, medical and defense that is reaching new production goals with lights-out production on multitasking machines.
Be sure to check out our digital August issue today.