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Buying a VMC: Considering Structure and Stability
Design and construction govern a vertical machining center’s ability to machine parts to tight tolerances with accuracy and repeatability.
Machining, Manufacturing Technology on Display in Pfronten
Automation, additive manufacturing, five-axis machining and more was on display at DMG MORI’s recent open house at its Pfronten, Germany, campus.
Ultrasonic Technology Poised for Advance into General Machining
Formerly applied only to exotic materials such as ceramics and gemstones, ultrasonic machining has been adapted to more general manufacturing. Titanium and CFRP are two workpiece materials in which the counterintuitive technology shows promise.
February 2017 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of milling and multitasking machines.
When It Comes to Machine Tool Research, Learn to Compare and Contrast
A frequent Techspex user shares how the database enables him to more easily gather competitive quotes for machine tool acquisitions.
Manufacturing News of Note: February 2017
F. Zimmerman expands U.S. presence, Ganesh appoints new president and other industry news.
Adding Tilt to Trunnion-Table Turning
A modified gantry structure and other design attributes help consolidate setups even further on these five-axis machining centers. Includes video.
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.
What a Machining Center Really Costs: Total Lifecycle ROI
A white paper explains why it’s important to look at the entire lifecycle of a machine to determine its true costs and benefits.
Video: High-Torque Titanium Hogging
Judging from the results of this machining test, the T-Rex horizontal boring machine (HBM) spindle is aptly named.