As demonstrated at this Cincinnati-area shop, machines that both mill and turn shine brightest when workpieces are massive.
Does titanium justify a machine that is engineered for this metal?
Haas Automation produced this excellent video on how to cut soft jaws for turning operations. These fundamentals aren’t just for first-timers: Even those who are so experienced that they practice 80 percent of fundamentals can still benefit from a refresher on the remaining 20 percent.
Makino’s a61nx-5E five-axis machine features an atypical pallet changing system that brings effective ergonomics to five-axis machining.
The maker of racing engine components produces parts that have many permutations within each product line. Here is how Jesel sets up work for cost-effective, responsive machining.
The process seen here uses trochoidal tool paths and cryogenic cooling
Machines with linear motors instead of ballscrews have increased productivity for one die maker.
A job shop owner talks about five-axis machining and feature-based programming.
This mold maker describes its use of both tilting-spindle and tilting-table five-axis machines.
Mazak offers its Orbitec 20 for manufacturers of valves and similar large components.