Standard Tool Classification for Better Data Communication

By Stephanie Aldrete

Mark Albert, Editor in Chief of Modern Machine Shop magazine, offers his impressions of Generic Tool Catalog (GTC) in the article, “Standard Tool Classification for Better Data Communication.”He describes how companies, including Siemens PLM Software, have worked together to create a generic tool catalog format that helps link cutting tool information with applications supporting data-driven manufacturing.

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View the official Generic Tool Catalog website.

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