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No Need For Speed

In this shop, high speed machining makes sense at 4,000 rpm. While the disciplines the shop put in place made a new 15,000-rpm profiler dramatically more productive, high speed machining would have remained valuable even if the new machine never cam...

A Machine Designed With Contract Shops In Mind

This five-axis, moving-column machine features a table configuration allows C-axis rotation of small- to medium-sized parts as well as fixturing of very long workpieces.

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.

High Speed Machining, Italian Style

One of the highlights of BI-MU, Italy's recent biennial machine tool show, was the number of innovative machine tools (and related technology) focusing on high speed machining.

New Contours Of Competition

Toronto aerospace shops improve productivity with faster five-axis machining centers.

Empowering The Programmer

A project aimed at making military aircraft parts faster shows just how much productivity gain can come from automating the programmer's repetitive tasks.

A New Twist On Five-Axis Machining

Cincinnati Machine and DS Technologie Gmbh (DST) announced a strategic alliance through which machine tools, service and support from both companies will be offered to the aerospace industry in North and South America through Cincinnati Machine.

The Other Angle On Five-Axis Machining

Machine complex prismatic parts efficiently on low-cost machining centers. This shop embraces five-axis machining—the kind that features a five-figure price tag.

Five-Axis Machining For The Masses

Control technology continues to make five-axis machining easier to use. Many special considerations - particularly qualified tools for pivoting-spindle machines - are no longer essential to the process.

High-Speed, Five-Axis Machining--Japanese-Style

This Japanese five-axis aerospace shop believes that high speed machining is their future. Here's why, and some of what they've learned so far.

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