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Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

American Firm Wins Machining Competition

Unbeknownst to many there are actually competitions devoted solely to putting manufacturing firms head to head to see who can machine the better parts. MAC Machine, out of Baltimore Maryland, is the winner of the Matsuura 2008 International Five-Axis Machining Competition.

The competition, held every year, focuses on metal fabrication, assembly, stamping, manufacturing, sheet metal, assembly, stamping, manufacturing, and sheet metal. The whole industry submits their top projects.
Hundreds of thousands of firms compete in the Matsura Machining Competition.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

The Basics of Machining

Machining is done in most of the manufacturing company. All mechanical jobs done through machine tools mechanically like drilling, lathes, milling etc. are said to be machining. The place where machining work takes place is called machine shop.

The tool driller is used to make a round hole. The turner is used to make the hole in the cylindrical shape. In such a way each and every tool has its own purpose. The man and tool coordinate and work together are called machining.

Monday, April 20th, 2009

How to Go About Choosing a Machine Shop for your Project

Whether you are a die-hard auto lover and spend endless hours making your car go faster, or a do it yourself home improvement aficionado, the odds are good before long you are going to be choosing a machine shop for your project.

This project could be small and easily fit in between other jobs the machinist is working on, or it might be sufficiently large to actually be the main project the shop will be working on for the next week.

Initially it may sound like a daunting task to begin choosing a machine shop for your project, but if you follow a simple three step rule, you simply cannot go wrong.