Features Added to Machining Centers
The latest versions of the 408MT and 508MT multi-process machining centers include dynamic feed rate controls on all working axes, improved temperature stability, increased machine capability, reinforced swarf-removal capacity, an array of turning tools, options for machining thinner parts and new secondary operation options for parts.
Road Report: Wish You Were Here
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 Switzerland.
Range Of Machines For Complex, Precision Parts
To respond to the requirements of the medical, dental, watchmaking, aerospace and micro-technology industries, Willemin-Macodel offers a range of precision, high-performance machining centers designed for complex parts and quality surface finishes. The company will showcase the capabilities of these models via machining demonstrations involving various types of components.
Successfully Feeding The Medical Market
This medical shop has adopted five-axis, bar-fed machining technology to adapt to compressed delivery schedules and increasingly complex part geometries.
Machining Under The Microscope
Sandia National Laboratories experiments with turning and milling tools just 10 and 20 microns in size.