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  • Yet she quickly bonded with workers with her earthy jokes and detailed knowledge of metal alloys and machine-tools.

    Tilton Flaunts Her Style at Patriarch

  • His 25-person company machine-tools prototypes for a wide range of businesses.

    U.S. Economy's Prospects Worsen

  • Brooks Automation shelled out $500 million to buy Helix Technology late last year, while Novellus, the seventh-ranked equipment company, bolstered its nonsemiconductor business by buying Peter Wolters, a high-precision machine-tools maker, in 2004 and then added grinding-tool maker Voumard Machines late last year.

    Chip Equipment Makers Hedge Their Bets

  • Furthermore, these waters may also be contaminated with oil from diesel-operated equipment and lubrication of compressed-air machine-tools.

    Chapter 8

  • Finally, planning during September culminated in the formation of a special headquarters described as the 'Director-General of Air Equipment — Requisitioning of Industry — Britain'; its task was to requisition 'the entire results of British aeronautical development and research' and to comb factories thoroughly for raw materials, especially valuable machine-tools, and other useful items.

    Operation Sea Lion

  • They were gone to pick out the machine-tools for the work in hand.

    Space Platform

  • Darling, Brown & Sharpe have their machine-tools and gauges, Bliss & Williams their presses and dies.

    Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878

  • The engineer conducted a machine-shop in connection with his "consulting" office, where, at a dollar an hour for the use of his machine-tools, he would "develop" his ideas, as passed upon by the manufacturer who knew no more of construction or the reading of mechanical drawings than he did of the chicanery of the engineer, and in this way roll up the costs against the unfortunate.

    Opportunities in Engineering

  • For when the construction period is over with there will be need for machine-tools and equipment for operating these tools, such as engines and boilers and motors, all of which come properly under the head of engineering productive enterprises.

    Opportunities in Engineering

  • There were none of the wonderful automatic mechanisms that we know as machine-tools.

    Steam, Steel and Electricity

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