Modern Machine Shop Article - Building on the Right Foundations
MARCH 23, 2012
"Imagine a 30-foot-deep machine tool foundation that consumed 450 truckloads of concrete, created a well large enough to hold the volume of three Olympic-sized swimming pools, and required positioning 200 mounting bolts within a quarter inch of the specified location. This is the foundation that Metalex Manufacturing, a job shop in the Cincinnati, Ohio suburb of Blue Ash, recently constructed inside its Center for Advanced Large Manufacturing—a 40,000-square-foot, environmentally controlled facility designed to house a specific machine tool."
Article Source: Modern Machine Shop