Clausing Industrial Inc.

1819 N Pitcher St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 US

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Clausing Industrial Builds New Facility in Michigan
The building will serve as American headquarters for Clausing and 600 Group North America companies.

Colchester Tornado El CNC turning center

CNC Turning Centers Minimize Training
Available from Clausing, Colchester’s entry-level Tornado El range of two- and three-axis CNC turning centers is designed to be used after minimal training, offering increased accuracy and reliability.

Turning Centers, Lathes to be Displayed
Clausing Industrial’s parent company, 600 UK, will exhibit a range of the lathes and turning centers that it distributes.

Colchester-Harrison Tornado T2M

CNC Turning Center Range for Small Parts
The Tornado T2M from Colchester-Harrison is a compact three-axis turning center designed to handle small, complex parts.

CNC Combination Lathes Produce High-Precision Parts
Clausing Industrial offers the Alpha series CNC combination lathes from Colchester-Harrison for high-precision turning applications. All 23 lathes are suited for producing detailed and intricate one-offs that are accurate and have a quality finish, the company says.

600 Group Appoints Chief Executive
Moving to further strengthen its management team, 600 Group has appointed David Norman as its new group chief executive and David Richardson as managing director of the new machine tool division. Mr. Norman replaces Andrew Dick, the outgoing chief executive who has left the company to pursue other business interests.

Overlapping Tool Turning Sequences
The Colchester-Harrison TT6 turn-mill center from Clausing features overlapped (twin turning) tool sequences to provide optimized productivity. The center offers reduced setup time, and waiting time between pieces is eliminated, the company says. The eight-axis machine has twin 12-station turrets; two identical 20-

Eight-Axis Turn-Mill Center Machines Complex Workpieces
The Colchester-Harrison TT6 turn-mill center provides overlapped (twin turning) tool sequences to provide maximum optimized productivity. According to the company, even the most complex workpieces can be machined simply, accurately and without setup changes. Setup times are said to be reduced, while waiting time be

220M machine

Lights-Out Machining Gets Company Off To A Profitable Start
When Paul Brooke formed PZ Engineering (West Yorkshire, United Kingdom) in 2003, he immediately realized that lights-out, unattended machining would be an essential component of creating a viable company. He was also searching to equip his shop with machines from manufacturers that could provide local, responsive support.

Scheduling software

Reducing The Anxiety When Turning Lights-Out
A turnkey lights-out package for CNC lathes may allay the concerns that shop owners may have in letting their machines run unsupervised during the night.

ColchesterCNC CV machining center

Machining Center Expands EDM Business
As a supplier to leading parts manufacturers in such varied industries as appliances and automobiles, this shop was only initially handling the intricate and complex work on parts with its EDM machines. Outside companies would machine the base parts and all the less intricate details. Then they would return the parts, where they'd add the intricate details to each part.

Okamoto's OD grinder

Combination Machines Changing The Toolroom
There's a relatively quiet but relentless change in metalworking toolroom equipment. Handwheels are still there, so manual operation is preserved, but now there is the capacity to operate these machines automatically via CNC or using a combination of manual and CNC. Timing for this additional flexibility is perfect.

Laser Punch Press Operator

Let There Be Lights
Often, these unwelcome situations mean an expensive workpiece must be scrapped or remade, usually resulting in production delays, added costs, or missed deliveries.

Product Categories of Clausing Industrial Inc.

Bandsaws, Vertical Tilt Frame
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Jaw Type
Chucks, Magnetic
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Self-Contained
Chucks, Special
Digital Readout (DRO) Units
Drill Chucks
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Drilling Machines, Bench & Column
Drilling Machines, Multi-Spindle
Drilling Machines, Radial Arm
Grinding Machines, Cylindrical OD
Grinding Machines, Internal Cylindrical
Grinding Machines, Surface, Reciprocal Table
Iron Workers
Lathes, Cycle-Controlled (Semi-CNC or "Teachable")
Lathes, Manual
Marking & Engraving
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
Press Brakes - Mechanical & Hydraulic
Saw Blades
Sawing Machines, Circular Cut-Off Saws (Cold)
Sawing Machines, Contour
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

Harrison Lathes
Metal Muncher

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For over 90 years, Clausing Industrial, Inc. has been a company dedicated to excellence in machine tool production, distribution and support services.