Presented by the Precision Machined Products Association and
co-presented by Production Machining, Products Finishing and Modern Machine Shop, the Precision Machining Technology Show (PMTS) is the only show in North
America dedicated to the precision machining industry.
PMTS brings together more than 300 exhibitors and 6,000 manufacturing professionals to address product
technology, process innovation and business development in the precision machined parts industry.
At this year’s event, PMTS will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a move...
Many industrial and manufacturing processes require the use of
After all, coolant plays a critical role in both lubrication and temperature regulation. It’s vital in
metalworking, machining and many other industrial processes—any that use or create heat.
From cutting, grinding and machining oil-coated metal parts, and because CNC machining centers leak
hydraulic oil, coolant quickly picks up tramp oil, particulate matter and other impurities,
mandating regular upkeep. Coolant often contains oil as an ingredient,...
When some think about oil on water, they think only of oil
spills in open water. “But mixing oil and water is quite common in the manufacturing world,” Jim Petrucci
says. “People who use water to any degree in manufacturing are going to get oil in it, whether it’s on
purpose or by accident,” he explains.
The global demand for beverage cans will
increase between two and three percent in 2015, according to a recent forecast by Alcoa, one of the world’s
leading suppliers of aluminum canstock.
With the number of cans rolling off production lines fast approaching one-half trillion a year, canmakers are
constantly challenged to optimize their plant operations. Each step of can manufacturing – from drawing and
ironing to curing and finishing – offers opportunity for improvement. But let’s...