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A "let’s talk shop” blog radio show that covers all the critical factors involved in high-performance machining and shop management. From keeping up to date with the latest in technology, to how to reduce fixed and variable costs and consumable inventories, the show informs and educates by providing access to industry leaders and experts with an open forum for sharing and discussion. The utilization of high-performance machining methods and processes is essential to manufacturing competitiveness. There are numberous critical factors when implementing high-performance machining processes. "HSM Talk" will explore each of these critical factors - every third Monday of the month at 4 p.m. (Eastern time) - to improve shop productivity and competitiveness. Discuss, Learn and Share! * Latest technology reviews * Maximize machine utilization * Reduce tool inventories * Reduce overhead and waste * Special guests and hosts High-Speed Machining Talk is sponsored by Celeritive Technologies, Inc., and Helical Solutions, Inc. The program is hosted by Tim Keenan, president of Phoenix Communications Partners, a marketing communications company that specializes in the industrial sector.

On-Demand Episodes

OPEN MIND Managing Director Alan Levine discusses the latest developments in manufacturing software, including the integration of VoluMill with OPEN MIND's hyperMILL offering.

Brendt Holden, president of Haimer USA discusses the importance of tool holding and tool assembly balancing in a high speed machining system. Haimer USA and its parent company, Germany's Haimer GmbH, are at the forefront... more

Live from the IMTS Show in Chicago. Guests include Glenn Coleman of Celeritive Technologies, and Scott Tiehen of Helical Solutions. Coleman is Celeritive's chief product officer. He will talk about finding the high speed machining sweetspot.... more

Live from the IMTS Show in Chicago, Jim O'Leary, tool engineer at Oregon's Bob's Design Engineering, will discuss how using the ultra high performance toolpath software VoluMill helped his company win and keep a lucrative contract... more

Live from the IMTS Show in Chicago, guests David McCullogh and Scott Tiehen of Helical Solutions will discuss the impact of ultra high performance toolpaths on cutting tools. McCollogh, president of Helical, will talk about the latest... more

Live from the IMTS Show in Chicago, guests Gary Rodak of Machining Efficiencies Inc., Peter Bilello of CIMdata, and Nick Heisler, director of sales for Cool Clean Technologies, discuss the current state and competitiveness of... more

Dave Zamora, Program Director at Gateway Community College in Phoenix, Arizona, discusses how his community college assists industry with high-speed machining research. He calls Gateway's program "integrated technology" since it... more

Duncan Davis, general manager of McMillan Machine Co., a manufacturer of high-precision components for firearms, discusses how his company improved cycle times, programming time, tool life, energy consumption, machine tool... more

Gary Rodak, President of Machining Efficiencies, Inc., in Gregory Michigan, and author of a recent white paper on high-speed machining discusses the many factors that are involved in high-speed machining. Those include machining... more

Tooling Up For High Speed Machining A successful high-speed machining operation involves many factors, two of the most crucial of which are tool paths and cutting tools. Guests include Glenn Coleman, Chief Product Officer of... more
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