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May 2015  
 
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   Productive Times
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New drill hits a homer
Author: CTE Staff
Published: May 2015
END USER: Anderson Machining Service Inc., (920) 674-6003, www.amscnc.com. SOLUTION PROVIDER: Walter USA LLC, (800) 945-5554, www.walter-tools.com/us. CHALLENGE: Reduce cycle times when machining hydraulic components. SOLUTION: A solid-carbide, through-coolant drill that orients the margins radially.

Breaking the QC bottleneck
Author: CTE Staff
Published: May 2015
END USER: Kennebec Technologies, (207) 626-0188, www.kennebec.com. SOLUTION PROVIDERS: Methods Machine Tools Inc., (877) MMT-4CNC, www.methodsmachine.com; Phillips Precision Inc., (508) 869-3344, www.leaninspection.com. CHALLENGE: Eliminate a bottleneck when inspecting parts. SOLUTION: Work cells equipped with coordinate measuring machines and dedicated, quick-change fixtures.

Cut the clamp
Author: CTE Staff
Published: April 2015
END USER: Potomac Photonics Inc., (888) 919-1303, www.potomac-laser.com. SOLUTION PROVIDER: Mitee-Bite Products LLC, (800) 543-3580, www.miteebite.com. CHALLENGE: Increase part quality and productivity when deep-cavity micromachining while achieving tight tolerances. SOLUTION: A heat-activated, wax-based compound for holding parts.

Chuck aids retention knob work
Author: CTE Staff
Published: April 2015
END USER: JM Performance Products Inc., (800) 322-7750, www.jmperformanceproducts.com. SOLUTION PROVIDER: Hainbuch America Corp., (800) 281-5734, www.hainbuchamerica.com. CHALLENGE: Enhance precision and shorten changeover time when machining retention knobs. SOLUTION: Quick-change collet chucks.

Milling heads don't get the shaft
Author: CTE Staff
Published: March 2015
END USER: Machine Tool & Gear Inc., (989) 743-3936, www.machinetoolgear.com. SOLUTION PROVIDER: Horn USA Inc., (888) 818-HORN, www.hornusa.com. CHALLENGE: Overcome excessive tool wear and poor surface finishes when machining flats on a steel truck shaft. SOLUTION: A milling tool that exerts all cutting forces downward and cuts freely.

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