Machining Process Optimization Program

Application of the techniques presented in this program will improve your machining process efficiency by at least 20%. These techniques have delivered four-fold increases in tool life, elimination of scrap, and increases in profitability. It enhances manufacturing efforts in all Lean enterprises.

Class Details

Class Name:
Machining Process Optimization Program
Those who should attend:
  • Machining Process Engineers
  • Tool designers and programmers
  • Sales and technical service representatives
  • Machinists
  • Chemists
  • Chemical Managers
  • Metalworking fluid sales personnel and technical service representatives
  • Six Sigma Practitioners
  • Quality Managers
1 Day Course

Learning Objectives

  • Solve any machining problem.
  • Improve profitability any machining process.
  • Identify and document sub-optimized practices for continuous improvement.
  • Read the process issues by understanding tool wear and failure modes.
  • Use a "Deep Dive" into a process as a training opportunity.
  • Address sub-optimized conditions with world class techniques.
  • Capture process data and analyze it properly.
  • Understand all cost components of the manufacturing process.
  • Recognize the nine elements that impact the cost components.
  • Address the five disciplines that impact the efficiency of the process.

Outline At-a-Glance

The course is broken into explaining the nine elements of manufacturing and the five disciplines that are impacted by those elements.

Nine elements:

  • Part Design / Part Processing
  • Part Material & Hardness
  • Blank Manufacturing quality
  • Tool Design & Manufacture (including Regrind)
  • Fixture Design & Manufacture
  • Machine Condition (including filtration)
  • Gauges & Technique
  • Lubricant Chemistry, Condition & Application
  • The Machinist (operator, skilled trades, cutter grind, all managers)

Five disciplines:

  • Filteration
  • Tools
  • Coolants
  • Metallurgy
  • Machine

Job Roles