Ray Chalmers

Speeding Production with Digital Tooling

January 25, 2018 at 2:44 PM

More than product specs for the cloud crowd, this approach to machining setup can massively accelerate things—both the planning and the operation.

Laser Blanking Can Improve Sheet Processing

January 08, 2018 at 9:38 AM

From the ability to handle harder materials to eliminating the need for hard tooling, laser blanking systems can improve pressroom operations.

Advancing EDM Accuracy

November 30, 2017 at 2:27 PM

Motion control and advanced software help improve precise, no-compromise EDM performance.

Steel Not Standing Still

November 08, 2017 at 3:43 PM

ArcelorMittal is making investments in advancing the state of steel—and steel-making.

Inside the Digital Factory

October 11, 2017 at 12:32 PM

Integrated digital tech can greatly improve even efficient operations.

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.