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Published July 2011 By Miles Free III There is a lot of doom-and gloom being bandied about concerning manufacturing, particularly ...
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Published July 2011 By Miles Free III As a supplier of steel bars to machinists for more than 30 years ...
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Published September 2011 By PMPA Staff The Precision Machined Products Association’s brand promise is offering “Tools You Can Use” to ...
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Published October 2011 By Miles Free III OSHA cited an Ohio company for 15 safety violations and fined that company ...
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Published November 2011 By Miles Free III When I was a student, I really liked when an equation just made ...
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Published December 2012 By Miles Free III According to a Skills Gap study by the Manufacturing Institute, more than 80 ...
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Published December 2011 By Julie O’Keefe PMPA member companies are engaged in making parts that require precision machining. This necessitates ...
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Published February 2012 By Jeff Wiltsie Setup reduction is the gold standard for continuous improvement. VIEW ARTICLE ...
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Published March 2012 By Miles Free III Ditch the book. Which book? That “big honkin’ binder” out in the shop ...
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Published May 2012 By Miles Free III Differences in material machining performance is probably the number one issue that skilled ...
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Published August 2012 By Miles Free III I remember the excitement of back-to-school when I was a child—new clothes, new ...
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Published October 2012 By PMPA Staff Metric Machining, Inc. manufactures precision machined parts for various applications in the aerospace, automotive, ...
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Published November 2012 By Miles Free III There’s nothing wrong with doing the prep work now to make your shop’s ...
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Published December 2012 By Miles Free III There are many good reasons to improve our shop housekeeping and aesthetics. Improved ...
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Published December 2012 By PMPA Staff The greatest challenge facing the precision machining industry is the lack of skilled workers,” ...
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Published March 2013 By Miles Free III It is winter, and for those of us in the northern part of ...
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Published May 2013 By PMPA Staff Milwaukee Area Technical College, known as MATC, is a comprehensive technical college that offers ...
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Published May 2013 By David Wilhite Virtually all modern CNC machines are designed with safety in mind. However... VIEW ARTICLE ...
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Published July 2013 By Miles Free III What is the best indicator for measuring your shop’s performance? VIEW ARTICLE ...
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Published September 2013 By Jeff Wiltsie There are thousands of ways to measure productivity. Determining the best method is the ...
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Published December 2013 By Tom Bernstein The lean gurus talk about standardizing and setting in place, but who really has ...
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Published April 2014 By Miles Free III An employer may provide respirators and dust masks at the request of employees, ...
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Published May 2014 By Miles Free III Machining difficult materials is a challenge that shops are increasingly facing these days ...
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Published December 2014 By Miles Free III Reporting of injuries and illnesses is not a right. It is an obligation ...
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Published November 2015 By Miles Free III The existing power plant carbon emissions rule is said to only raise your ...
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Published July 2016 By Miles Free III We manufacture critical components for a number of advanced technologies where human safety ...
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Published May 2019 By Miles Free III Here are 31 things that spark joy for those in the precision machining ...
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NTC - Print Submission Form Monday July 15, 2013 Form for submitting a print for the National Technical Conference. (Complete ...
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Plastics Machining Manual Copyright 2013 Compiled by plastics producers and processors. Includes machining data tables. 53 pages (1967) CONTENTS What ...
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Button Lean Set-Up Case Study (Micron Manufacturing) Copyright 2012 The Lean Team's Implementation at Micron Manufacturing. VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
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Bar Straightness Calculation Wednesday January 31, 2007 Bar straightness tolerance varies by diameter, grade, and thermal treatment. The determination of ...
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Lean Self-Assessment Spreadsheet Copyright 2006 Lean Leader Certification Workshop Outline VIEW/DOWNLOAD ...
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ENGINEERING DESIGN FOR SCREW MACHINE PRODUCTS Copyright 1997 Based on a series of articles appearing in Machine Design Magazine (1962) ...
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On-The-Job Instruction Manual for Screw Machine Operators and Setup Men - Acme-Gridley Tooling Setup Guide Copyright 1996 This manual is ...
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Specifying and Measuring Cylindrical Knurls Copyright 1995 Specifying and Measuring Cylindrical Knurls Basically, knurling is broad tolerance cold forming or ...
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ON-THE-JOB INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR SCREW MACHINE OPERATORS AND SETUP MEN - BROWN & SHARPE SECTION Copyright 1995 This manual is ...
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THREADING AND FORMING / THREAD DATA HANDBOOK Copyright 1985 This handbook was compiled for users of Landis Thread Cutting and ...
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National Acme Operator's Safety Manual for Acme-Gridley Single and Multiple Spindle Bar and Chucking Machines Saturday January 01, 1977 National ...
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ON-THE-JOB INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR SCREW MACHINE OPERATORS AND SETUP MEN - ACME-GRIDLEY SECTION Copyright 1969 Machine-specific manual presents basic principles ...
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HANDBOOK FOR OPERATORS - ACME GRIDLEY MULTIPLE SPINDLE BAR MACHINES Copyright 1961 This handbook emphasizes personal safety while acquainting the ...
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HANDBOOK FOR OPERATORS OF ACME-GRIDLEY MULTIPLE SPINDLE BAR MACHINES Copyright 1961 This handbook covers models R, RA and RB Acme-Gridley ...
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Browne & Sharpe Set-Up & Operations Copyright 1959 A series of 14 booklets for Browne & Sharpe Training and Set-Up ...
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Relationship of Thread Percentage to Thread Strength in Tapped Holes Copyright 1950 Report determining the percentage thread necessary for normal ...
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