Tag: Data

Shops face increasing pressure to set themselves apart from their customers’ other options – and increasing difficulty in finding ways to do so. When they look for ways to improve operational efficiency, they focus on the shop floor, investing in the latest machine tools to make parts with greater speed and precision and…
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Manufacturing success has always required the careful collection and analysis of data. Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution in the late 18th century, shops have been performing increasingly sophisticated analyses of their operations to gain a competitive edge or develop new innovations. Indeed, the manufacturing handbooks and manuals found on workbenches and…
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In pure machining terms, the manufacturing industry’s continual quest to produce correctly finished workpieces at a certain cost in a certain amount of time has reached the end of the line. Unless a breakthrough tooling solution appears, traditional approaches focused solely on boosting metal removal rates will at best squeeze out at a…
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