Production Machining’s January Digital Edition is now available. This issue features emphasis topics of Lights-Out Manufacturing and Hard Turning. This month’s cover story provides a list of considerations for shops thinking about moving to lights-out operations. Our other feature article looks at what it takes to adequately meet tough surface finish requirements with hard turning.
Turn to our Tech Brief section to see new innovations in five-edged parting and grooving inserts as well as in interesting approach to external-coolant live tooling heads. We also take a look at a machine tool builder that is funding programs to address the lack of young people being trained on sophisticated machines.
Take a look inside PM’s January Digital Edition today.