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The Dilemma of a Back Chamfering Application

The Dilemma of a Back Chamfering Application

As a manufacturing engineer you are tasked with making it happen on the floor. There is always a machining challenge to face that requires you to reduce the cycle time. When it comes to back chamfering a part it can be a real head scratcher to improve the process....
Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing

LEAN Lean manufacturing is an important process improvement tool that formally or informally has made its way onto virtually every manufacturing floor in the 21st Century. If you aren’t familiar with it, it is the simple concept of eliminating steps or actions that do...
Resistance to Change

Resistance to Change

Remember, the ultimate goal in today’s manufacturing is a safe efficient way to machine parts and still be profitable. This may be as simple as a process change on the shop floor or a new way to machine parts in fewer operations. Profitably manufacturing components...
Improving manufacturing safety

Improving manufacturing safety

For the most part, today’s manufacturing workplace is the safest it has ever been. That said, a re-examination of how things are done to maintain productivity and improve worker safety is in order. Every year, thousands of employees get hurt on the job and many of...