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1,800 exhibitors and over 1 million square feet of space can make anyone feel overwhelmed at IMTS. Representing many of the highest quality names and products in manufacturing, allow our knowledgeable sales staff to help suggest and organize visitation at many of the booths you want to see
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Is Your Process Cost Effective?
Previously, I detailed how bleeding for seconds can save small fortunes in time. This has led to some great conversations about overall process cost effectiveness and its role in the manufacturing process. How profitable a job is depends on how much erosion happens between winning the job and shipping the part. I’ve spoken previously about how to save time within a program to maximize profit.
Benefits Of 4-Axis Turning
When a customer comes to us seeking a solution on how to decrease a given parts cycle time on a lathe, I would say would you like to decrease your cycle time by 25% to 50%. In a production environment where there is a lot of turning this is achievable by selecting a machine with a second turret to make it a “4-Axis” or “Twin Turret” lathe. By utilizing a Twin Turret lathe you are able to program both turrets to be in the cut at the same time thus decreasing your overall cycle time.