Exploring the: Large-Part Machining Zone
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What’s Behind Door Number Three?
While most shops are producing shorter aerospace parts on five-axis machines or larger parts on gantry-type equipment, this shop found its niche somewhere in the middle thanks to an advanced profiling machining system from Mazak.
Soraluce Technology Days Highlights Multitasking, Automation and Productivity
The machine tool builder launched new innovations at an event hosted at its Limburg, Germany, Center of Excellence earlier this month.
Why Was This Machine Chosen for Composites?
General Tool adds a metalcutting machining center with the expectation that this machine is likely to perform a significant amount of machining of CFRP.
Bloodhound Fin Support Machined with Vortex
Machining strategy contributes to 40 percent cycle time saving on large five-axis aluminum part.
Large Machines and Large Capacity in Renovated Pfronten Facility
DMG MORI hosted its 20th open house earlier this month in Pfronten, Germany. The event featured 76 machine tool exhibits, including four world premieres, and nearly 8,800 attendees had the opportunity to tour the recently renovated and expanded faci...
TMX Delivers 8,000-Pound Chuck
Custom 71-inch workholding is going to be used on a welding positioner for cladding large valves for the oil and gas industry.
Shops Serving Oilfield Customers Appreciate Retrofits
Buying new is nice, but there are reasons why retrofits make sense for shops serving the oilfield industry.
A Modular Clamping System for Bulky Parts
Here’s one fixturing alternative for clamping large workpieces such as mold and fracking components.
Profiler Expected to Exceed 100 Cubic Inches per Minute in Titanium
Five-axis, five-spindle machine aims at reduced cost per piece for production of large aircraft components.
Laser Encoder Feedback for 40-Meter Wing Parts
Large machine travels, long machining cycles and changing aircraft manufacturing precision demands necessitated a non-contact approach to machine-tool position feedback.