Southwestern Industries’ Trak LPM machining center for low-volume work combines machine, control, fixturing and setup into one system, reducing setup labor and change-over time. The machine features the company’s ProtoTRAK CNC technology, which blends with a natural user interface to ease advanced operations.
Editor PickNew Workholding Setup, Machining Orientation Enable Lights-Out Production
For Idex Health and Science, manufacturing glass components was time-consuming on a VMC. Switching to an HMC with a Cluster Tower vise with DoveLock jaws from Kurt Manufacturing enabled more stable, lights-out machining.