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Soft retooling

Soft retooling is a process that changes the ablation shape during laser ablation without changing any hardware. Contrarily to conventional milling, it is possible with laser sculpting to change ablation geometry just by changing parameters of la ...

                                               

Machine tool builder

A machine tool builder is a corporation or person that builds machine tools, usually for sale to manufacturers, who use them to manufacture products. A machine tool builder runs a machine factory, which is part of the machine industry. The machin ...

                                               

Alfred Herbert (company)

The business was founded in 1888 when Alfred Herbert and William Hubbard purchased for £2.375 a small engineering business in Coventry. Herbert & Hubbard initially made boilers and steam engines. The firm, in Roderick Flouds paraphrasing of Herbe ...

                                               

Amada Miyachi America

Amada Miyachi America, a subsidiary of Amada Miyachi Co., Ltd, designs and manufactures equipment and systems for resistance welding, laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, laser micro machining, hermetic sealing, micro tig welding, and hot ...

                                               

American Precision Museum

The American Precision Museum is located in the renovated 1846 Robbins & Lawrence factory on South Main Street in Windsor, Vermont. The building is said to be the first U.S. factory at which precision interchangeable parts were made, giving birth ...

                                               

Atlas Press (tool company)

Atlas Press Co. was a tool company that manufactured popular brands of metalworking tools from 1920 to the mid-1970s. Many of their products received wide coverage in Popular Mechanics and Popular Science at the time.

                                               

Boxford Lathe

Boxford Lathe was a brand of lathes produced by Denford Machine Tools from 1946 until 1952. The original factory was in Box Tree Mills, Wheatley, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. Denford Machine Tools also produced other metalworking tools inclu ...

                                               

Bridgeport (machine tool brand)

Bridgeport is a historic brand of milling machine and machining center produced by Bridgeport Machines, Inc. from 1938 to 2004, and machine tool conglomerate Hardinge, Inc. since.

                                               

Bryant Grinder

Bryant is a brand of machine tools. A division of Vermont Machine Tool, Bryant specializes in the grinding field, building grinding machines with computer numerical control. Bryant began as an independent machine tool builder. The Bryant Chucking ...

                                               

Cazeneuve (company)

The company A. Cazeneuve was founded in Paris by Andre Cazeneuve in 1905 and produced steel wool for grinding and cleaning floors. He had designed a specialized lathe to turn out the long, even and sharp chips needed for this purpose. In 1920 the ...

                                               

China General Technology Group

China General Technology Group is a Chinese state-owned conglomerate spanning the areas of machinery manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, engineering contracting, construction and real estate, and technical consulting.

                                               

The Churchill Machine Tool Company

The Churchill Machine Tool Company Limited began as the manufacturing subsidiary of the machine tool importers Charles Churchill & Company Limited founded in the early 1900s by US-born Charles Churchill. Created out of the personal bankruptcy of ...

                                               

Cincinnati Milling Machine Company

The Cincinnati Milling Machine Company was an American machine tool builder headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Incorporated in 1889, the company was formed for the purpose of building and promoting innovative new machine tool designs, especially ...

                                               

Edwards Manufacturing Company

Manufacturing since 1875 Edwards began with road graders, and other manufacturing equipment such as the stump puller, Manual Shears, and Intake Grates.

                                               

Foundry products operations (Cincinnati Milling Machine)

Foundry products operations was a subsidiary operation of the Cincinnati Milling Machine Company, a company which no longer exists. Some parts of the company evolved into the present Milacron, Inc. and Cincinnati Machine. CMM relied heavily on ca ...

                                               

George Cohen, Sons and Company

George Cohen, Sons and Company was a scrap metal merchant with offices in Commercial Road, London. The company was founded by George Henry Cohen as Messrs. George Cohen & Co. in 1834 and changed its name to George Cohen, Sons and Co. in 1883 on t ...

                                               

Gleason Corporation

Gleason Corporation is a prominent machine tool builder based in Rochester, New York, USA. It has manufacturing plants in the USA, Britain, India, China, Switzerland and Germany, and sales offices in those and additional countries. Gleasons impor ...

                                               

Haas Automation

Haas Automation, Inc is an American machine tool builder headquartered in Oxnard, California, that designs and manufactures lower cost machine tools and specialized accessory tooling, mostly computer numerically controlled, such as vertical machi ...

                                               

Ingersoll Machine Tools

Ingersoll Machine Tools is a manufacturer located in Rockford, Illinois that produces large scale machine tools for use in metal cutting and automated fiber placement.

                                               

Miller Electric

Miller Electric is an arc welding and cutting equipment manufacturing company based in Appleton, Wisconsin. Miller Electric has grown from a one-man operation selling products in northeastern Wisconsin to what is today one of the worlds largest m ...

                                               

Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company

Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, originally called The Bridgewater Foundry, specialised in the production of heavy machine tools and locomotives. It was located in Patricroft, in Salford England, close to the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, the Br ...

                                               

Norton Abrasives

Norton Abrasives of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA is the worlds largest manufacturer and supplier of abrasives for commercial applications, household, and automotive refinishing usage. Norton Company was founded in 1885 by a group of ceramists an ...

                                               

Parker Manufacturing Company

Parker Manufacturing Company was a machine shop during World War II, a manufacturer of machine tools, a manufacturer/distributor of metal kitchen cabinets and sinks, and an industrial landlord, in Santa Monica, CA. The company designed and manufa ...

                                               

Sherline

Sherline is a machine tool builder founded in Australia and currently headquartered in Vista, California, USA. It builds miniature machine tools and a wide range of tooling to be used on them. Within the miniature segment of the machine tool indu ...

                                               

South Bend Lathe

South Bend Lathe is a brand of machine tools. Todays South Bend Lathe corporation is the successor to the original South Bend Lathe Works, an American machine tool builder that for many decades was one of the most important builders of metalworki ...

                                               

United Grinding North America

United Grinding North America is a supplier of machines for precision machining. The company specializes in grinding, eroding, lasering, combination machining and measuring.

                                               

Van Norman

The Van Norman Machine Tool Company was an American machine tool builder from late in the 19th century until the mid-1980s. The company was based in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. Its main areas of focus were milling machines and grinding machines.

                                               

Vero Precision Engineering Ltd

Vero Precision Engineering Ltd was a UK machine-tool manufacturing company which operated from premises at 7 South Mill Rd, Southampton SO15 4JW. The 1933 O.S. Map shows this location as Crown Works occupied by an electrical engineering company w ...

                                               

Verson Allsteel Press Co.

Verson Allsteel Press Co. was a manufacturer of machine tools in Chicago, Illinois. It built sheet-metal presses of all sizes, including some weighing thousands of tons and as tall as a three-story building. Major customers for such presses are a ...

                                               

Ornamental turning

Ornamental turning is a type of turning, a craft that involves cutting of a work mounted in a lathe. The work can be made of any material that is suitable for being cut in this way, such as wood, bone, ivory or metal. Plain turning is work execut ...

                                               

Heat treating

Heat treating is a group of industrial, thermal and metalworking processes used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material. The most common application is metallurgical. Heat treatments are also used in the manufactur ...

                                               

Annealing (metallurgy)

In metallurgy and materials science, annealing is a heat treatment that alters the physical and sometimes chemical properties of a material to increase its ductility and reduce its hardness, making it more workable. It involves heating a material ...

                                               

Annealing by short circuit

Annealing by short circuit is a method of efficiently annealing copper wire which employs a controlled electrical short circuit. It can be advantageous because it does not require a temperature-regulated furnace like other methods of annealing.

                                               

Austempering

Austempering is heat treatment that is applied to ferrous metals, most notably steel and ductile iron. In steel it produces a bainite microstructure whereas in cast irons it produces a structure of acicular ferrite and high carbon, stabilized aus ...

                                               

Carbonitriding

Carbonitriding is a metallurgical surface modification technique that is used to increase the surface hardness of a metal, thereby reducing wear. During the process, atoms of carbon and nitrogen diffuse interstitially into the metal, creating bar ...

                                               

Case-hardening

Case-hardening or surface hardening is the process of hardening the surface of a metal object while allowing the metal deeper underneath to remain soft, thus forming a thin layer of harder metal at the surface. For iron or steel with low carbon c ...

                                               

Cryogenic hardening

Cryogenic hardening is a cryogenic treatment process where the material is cooled to approximately −185 °C, usually using liquid nitrogen. It can have a profound effect on the mechanical properties of certain steels, provided their composition an ...

                                               

Differential heat treatment

Differential heat treatment is a technique used during heat treating to harden or soften certain areas of a steel object, creating a difference in hardness between these areas. There are many techniques for creating a difference in properties, bu ...

                                               

Ferritic nitrocarburizing

Ferritic nitrocarburizing, also known by the proprietary names Tennifer / Tenifer and Melonite, is a range of proprietary case hardening processes that diffuse nitrogen and carbon into ferrous metals at sub-critical temperatures during a salt bat ...

                                               

Hardening (metallurgy)

Hardening is a metallurgical metalworking process used to increase the hardness of a metal. The hardness of a metal is directly proportional to the uniaxial yield stress at the location of the imposed strain. A harder metal will have a higher res ...

                                               

Hollomon–Jaffe parameter

The Hollomon–Jaffe parameter, also generally known as the Larson–Miller parameter, describes the effect of a heat treatment at a temperature for a certain time. This parameter is especially used to describe the tempering of steels, so that it is ...

                                               

Induction hardening

Induction hardening is a type of surface hardening in which a metal part is induction-heated and then quenched. The quenched metal undergoes a martensitic transformation, increasing the hardness and brittleness of the part. Induction hardening is ...

                                               

Martempering

Martempering is also known as stepped quenching or interrupted quenching. In this process, steel is heated above the upper critical point and then quenched in a salt, oil, or lead bath kept at a temperature of 150-300 °C. The workpiece is held at ...

                                               

Precipitation hardening

Precipitation hardening, also called age hardening or particle hardening, is a heat treatment technique used to increase the yield strength of malleable materials, including most structural alloys of aluminium, magnesium, nickel, titanium, and so ...

                                               

Quenching

In materials science, quenching is the rapid cooling of a workpiece in water, oil or air to obtain certain material properties. A type of heat treating, quenching prevents undesired low-temperature processes, such as phase transformations, from o ...

                                               

Tempering (metallurgy)

Tempering is a process of heat treating, which is used to increase the toughness of iron-based alloys. Tempering is usually performed after hardening, to reduce some of the excess hardness, and is done by heating the metal to some temperature bel ...

                                               

Asarco

Asarco LLC is a mining, smelting, and refining company based in Tucson, Arizona, which mines and processes primarily copper. The company is a subsidiary of Grupo Mexico since 1999. Its three largest open-pit mines are the Mission, Silver Bell and ...

                                               

Balbach Smelting & Refining Company

Balbach Smelting & Refining Company was a smelting plant in Newark, New Jersey operating in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It was the first commercial electrolytic refinery in the United States, and until its closure in the 1920s, it was ...

                                               

Baltimore Chrome Works

Baltimore Chrome Works was a chromium ore refinery with its headquarters and main factory located at Fells Point, Baltimore, USA. Isaac Tyson started mining chromite in the area around Baltimore in 1813 and built the Baltimore Chrome Works at Fel ...

                                               

Bunker Hill Mine and Smelting Complex

The Bunker Hill Mine and Smelting Complex, was a large smelter located in Kellogg, Idaho, in the Coeur dAlene Basin. When built, it was the largest smelting facility in the world. It is located in what became known as the Silver Valley of the Coe ...