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A Message from Makino
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
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.
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Meet the Humans Behind Makino Adaptive Automation
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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.
Expanded Sinker EDM Series Accommodates Large Workpieces
Makino has expanded its EDNC series of sinker EDM machines with the EDNC10, EDNC15 and EDNC20 models.
VMC Helps Shop Find Tight-Tolerance Niche
YDC Precision Machine's VMCs needed more capacity and capability, so it invested in a Makino PS95 vertical machining center that cut cycle times in half.
Suite of Productivity Technologies Applied to Complete EDM Line
Makino's full line of wire EDM, sinker EDM and EDM hole-drilling machines are now equipped with the company's s suite of Hyper Technologies, previously introduced for U-series wire EDMs,
HMC for Die-Cast Production Machining Reduces Downtime
Makino introduces its a40 HMC for nonferrous, die-cast parts machining, particularly die-cast aluminum.
Make What Matters
Our commitment to customers begins with global leadership in metal-cutting and manufacturing technology, with our industry leading horizontal and vertical machining centers, wire and sinker EDMs, graphite machining centers and automation systems. We help our customers make what matters. These customers are leaders in a broad cross-section of industries, and they share our commitment to innovation and success by machining the components and parts for today’s most advanced vehicles, sophisticated aircraft, complex medical devices, and a wide range of consumer and industrial products.
Because our customers make what matters, they make a difference to their own customers, to their coworkers, their families and their communities. They have been fueling innovation for decades, and see Makino as a trusted partner and a reliable resource—enabling their absolute best work and highest levels of performance. We are proud to support them in their technology and engineering needs.
Industry Expertise and Experience in Helping Manufacturers Make What Matters.
Makino is a world leader in advanced CNC machining centers, providing a wide range of high-precision metal-cutting and EDM machinery, including horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, 5-axis machining centers, graphite machining centers, and wire and Ram EDMs. Makino’s flexible automation solutions and integration services provide reduced labor costs and increased throughput in a variety of production volumes and designs. Makino engineering services offers industry-leading expertise for even the most challenging applications across all industries. In addition to training opportunities, Makino provides 24/7 telephone assistance for North American customers at 1-888-Makino4.
Makino’s USA headquarters is located in Mason, Ohio, with additional offices worldwide. World headquarters, manufacturing, and R&D facilities are located in Tokyo, Japan. For more information, call 1-800-552-3288 or visit www.makino.com.