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A Message from Makino
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
What a Machining Center Really Costs: Total Lifecycle ROI
A white paper explains why it’s important to look at the entire lifecycle of a machine to determine its true costs and benefits.
What It Takes to Connect
Development of the IIoT brings with it new requirements to control, monitor and analyze these massive amounts of data, and convert them into actionable business intelligence in real time.
Makino Releases Schedule of Online Seminars for First Quarter of 2017
The seminars cover five-axis machining, customer service tools and CNC interface.
A Case for Trade Show “Extras”
While it is important to just walk the show floor to see what new technology is available, make sure you are checking the show for lunches, knowledge bars and other opportunities to learn.
Automation Increases Production, Employee Retention
Employee fatigue at SEW Eurodrive was limiting productivity when production demands increased. Automation from Makino helped to increase machine utilization as well as worker satisfaction.
Video: Conventional Thinking on Laser Cutting Is All Wet
With a jet of water serving as a guide, a cooling medium and a cleaning agent, this laser cutting technology for small features like turbine blade cooling holes suffers none of the traditional process drawbacks.
Five-Axis VMC Processes Complex Parts in Aluminum, Die-Cast, Titanium
Makino’s DA300 full five-axis vertical machining center is said to provide the speed, precision and flexibility necessary for complex part applications.
Slideshow: Trends and Technology at IMTS 2016
The size and scope of a show like IMTS makes it impossible to cover everything of interest, but here's a taste of the technology and trends we were taking note of this year.
Integrated Waterjet Expands Laser Cutting Potential
Designed for small, intricate features like turbine blade cooling holes, technology that fuses water and light virtually eliminates the traditional drawbacks of laser cutting without compromising the benefits.
Machine Control Emphasizes Conformity to Operator Workflow
Makino introduces the Professional 6 (Pro6) control designed to move operators fluidly through machine setup and protect them with enhanced safety.
Local, Cloud-Based Machine Data Monitoring, Collection
Makino’s ProNetConnex provides the data and connectivity necessary for intelligent factories to rapidly respond to fluctuating market demands.
HMCs Feature Advanced Control Capabilities
Makino’s new versions of the a51nx and a61nx horizontal machining centers are designed to provide expanded machining capability through vision broken tool detection, enhanced levels of inertia active control and Geometric Intelligence technologies.
On Display at Amerimold 2016
Highlights include modular workholding, stable cutting tools, new machine tool offerings and non-contact measurement.
June 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: EDM
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on electric discharge machines, or EDMs.
Shop Favors Different Flavor of Five-Axis Technology
Campbell Engineering benefits from a new twist on the tombstone workholding concept, which enables one of its HMCs to perform 3+2 machining to reduce scrap while supporting the higher-volume needs of its medical customers.
Ingenuity Meets Automation. Lunch Meets Learn.
Sponsored Content – IMTS 2016 Technology eNewsletter
Meet the Humans Behind Makino Adaptive Automation
Sponsored Content - IMTS 2016 Technology eNewsletter
Sinker EDM Accommodates Large Workpieces
Makino’s EDNC21 sinker EDM provides dual heads to improve productivity and lower the tool build time for large molds.
AMT Elects Officers, Board of Directors for 2016-2017
Among the new leaders of the board are executives from Hardinge, Mazak and AME.
Standardized Parameters Make Unattended Machining Predictable and Reliable
Standardized parameters for specific material and cutting tool combinations help this hard milling specialist manage a highly varied workload with minimal labor.