Road Report: Wish You Were Here—Day 2
Our editors travel the world searching out the latest manufacturing technology. Read what Chris Koepfer, editor-in-chief of Production Machining, is learning about in Germany.
Turn With Or Without A Guide Bushing
The MLK 32/38 hybrid Swiss-type lathe from Maier USA is a seven-axis, sliding headstock machine that has a removable guide bushing. The machine offers bar capacity of 32 mm when a guide bushing is used and 38 mm without a guide bushing.
Swiss-Type with Removable Guide Bushing
The MLK-32 hybrid offers a seven-axis sliding headstock with a removable guide bushing. The hybrid model has a 7. 5-hp main spindle and a 7.
Maier Establishes North American Subsidiary
Officially established in March 2008, Maier USA operates out of a Webster, Massachusetts technology center that also serves as the company's North American headquarters and warehouse. The company is a subsidiary of Maier Machine Works, a German manufacturer of precision Swiss-type turning centers. The facility's t