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Making Machine Tool Research Accessible
With a decision as weighty as acquiring a new machine tool, it helps to have as much data as possible close at hand.
Integrating Additive Manufacturing without Inhibiting Machining
CNC machining is the superior process for dimensional precision. Can AM be added to the machine tool without compromising this strength?
The Value of 3+2
Full-five-axis machining is complex and neat to watch, but five-axis positioning is appealing in its own right.
Video: Think Twice Before Reaching for That Ballnose
Another type of tool engages comparatively more of the work to facilitate larger stepovers for improved efficiency and surface finish in five-axis finishing operations.
The Subtle Clue That a Spindle Is About to Fail
A shop that regularly replaces its spindles found the indicator predicting when this replacement would be needed.
Machining Centers Maintain Rigid, Stable Performance
This month’s curation of products focuses on a diverse variety of machining centers.
Five-Axis Machining Complements Additive Manufacturing
Intricate components made through laser melting go directly to a five-axis machine as part of a service combining additive and subtractive processing.
Five-Axis Demands a Talented Supporting Cast
This mold manufacturer’s choice of workholding, programming and cutting tool technology helped maximize the time available to navigate the challenges of getting used to its first-ever five-axis machining center.
Improving, Consolidating at DMG MORI Open House
The 2016 event in Pfronten, Germany, emphasized new machine iterations as well as growing standardization.
Five-Axis Blends Require Minding Ballnose Tolerances
Proper symmetry, expressed via the end mill’s diameter and radius tolerance, is critical to ensure smooth surface finishes during five-axis contouring operations.