Vertical Machining Centers For Volume Production
At this model plant for lean manufacturing, Parker Hannifin personnel became convinced that the simple approach was the strongest choice for the application. Part of the lesson learned at this plant is that the most difficult part of going lean may lie in the discussion.
Discovering 30-Taper Machines
They are now capable of handling many of the jobs traditionally done on larger machines. As this account shows, the development says a lot about what's happening in metalworking right now.
High Volume, High Flexibility
Does a highly automated process have to be highly customized? Here is a snapshot of one low-manpower process machining thousands of parts per week on standard CNC machines.
Fixtures Improve Machine Performance, Product Quality And Throughput
This company previously purchased end caps and cylinder rod guides as outside components, but recently turned to Yamazen, Inc. and its line of Brother CNC tapping centers for improvement in the overall production and quality control and for a flexible manufacturing protocol on these parts.