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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.


Four Types Of Five-Axis Machining Centers

Different machines offer different approaches to rotary travel, and each design has its own strengths. Here's how they compare.


It's A Machine Tool Robot

This machine has a dual identity. It looks like an industrial robot. In some applications, such as assembly, it is. However, put a spindle and cutting tool on the end of this five-axis machine and it becomes a machining and drilling center. The inhe...


Mapping Your Way To Five-Axis Machining

The right route starts with the workpiece, but there are many other considerations.


Cutting Tool Considerations For High Speed Machining

Fast CNC processing and high pressure coolant all contribute to removing metal at dramatic rates. But, what should a shop know about cutting tools in high speed applications?


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