This presentation will discuss machining related best practices that are commonly not evident in classical education for the profession. The technical and practical material covered is based on years of real-world experience in global manufacturing environments. The session is a good launch platform for individuals who are looking to enhance their skills in machining, with of focus on relating fundamental concepts to advanced troubleshooting. Shop leads and managers who want to set best-practices standards would also find significant explicit and implicit takeaways. This seminar is directed to the needs of machine shop staff including operators, maintenance workers, NC programmers, cutting tool specialists, shop leads, and manufacturing managers. Gain information that will help you relate the basic concepts of metal cutting with advanced machining solutions, with resultant benefits for your company.