CNC Systems Inc.
40 Water St.
Kennebunk, ME 04043 US
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YCM, CNC Systems Add U.S. Distributor
Hales Machine Tool will represent YCM’s imported machines in a number of states in the Midwest and elsewhere.
Bridge-Type Machines Offer Fully Automatic Five-Face Machining
Designed for moldmaking applications, the SF and NF series Vision Wide bridge machining centers available from CNC Systems both offer fully automatic five-face machining.
Fully Expandable HMC
The Akari HS-450i 400/500-mm HMC features X-, Y- and Z-axis travels measuring 25.2" × 24.0" × 26.8" and a work envelope measuring 29.5" × 39.4".
Distributed by CNC Systems, Vision Wide’s SF series bridge mills feature additional Y-axis options of 47", 63" and 78". The X-axis selection ranges from 80" to 162" and the Z axis measures 31.5". The narrower Y-axis machine has roller linear ways on the X and Y axes for faster feed and rapid traverse rates.
High-Speed, Expandable HMC
The Akari Seiki HS-450i HMC is equipped with a Fanuc 31i Nano control, two 400-mm pallets, an 80-station ATC and 285-psi TSC.
Turning Center Features 75-HP, High-Torque Spindle Motor
The Honor Seiki VL-160 turning center is built with extra-wide vertical columns and a base composed of Meehanite casting. It comes standard with a four-jaw, 63" manual chuck; a power actuator; and a turning diameter of 78.7". It is built for turning of large workpieces weighing as much as 17,600 lbs. The machine’s
Mastercam/CNC Software Turns 25
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Back To Kansas
This manufacturer took a hard look at the compromises it was making to outsource machining and decided the costs were too high. Therefore, the company abandoned its old facility, built a bigger one, bought new CNC machine tools and brought its machining back in-house.
The Long View On Short-Run Work
This shop doesn’t know what parts it will machine tomorrow, but it has a good idea who its customers will be well into the future.