Large-Part Machining

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Published: 10/17/2016

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.

Published: 3/20/2015

Bloodhound Fin Support Machined with Vortex
Machining strategy contributes to 40 percent cycle time saving on large five-axis aluminum part.

Published: 2/17/2015

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...

Published: 1/5/2015

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.

Published: 7/15/2014

Shops Serving Oilfield Customers Appreciate Retrofits
Buying new is nice, but there are reasons why retrofits make sense for shops serving the oilfield industry.

Published: 6/23/2014

A Modular Clamping System for Bulky Parts
Here’s one fixturing alternative for clamping large workpieces such as mold and fracking components.

Published: 6/12/2014

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.

Published: 4/28/2014

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.

Published: 10/16/2013

Video: Horizontal Boring Mill Turns 23-Foot-Diameter Part
This shop leverages large-scale multitasking machines. Learn why, and see one of its horizontal boring mills turning a terribly big mining industry part.

Published: 4/25/2013

“CNC Retrofit” Often Means More
This video testimonial provides an inside look at the myriad benefits Major Tool & Machine has realized from a new CNC platform—but like other, similar projects, implementing that platform required a complete motion system overhaul.