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Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning

Integrated conveyor. Removable guide bushing. Simple cellular configuration. These are just a few of the turning center design elements highlighted in our April Modern Equipment Review Spotlight.

The Case for VTLs

The vertical lathe configuration offers advantages that go beyond large-part machining.

Methods Tech Center Open House

Methods Machine Tools Inc. will be holding an open house at its Tempe, Ariz., Technology Center on November 13 and 14, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Manufacturing professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Video: Company Evolves from a Manual Shop to a High Precision Success Story

Ian and Jack Wagter, owners of Lumar Machining & Manufacturing Ltd. of St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, purchased the company with a customer base of two automotive plants. Today, Lumar Machining has a thriving business with plans to expand, adding even...

Mazak Event Targets Aerospace, Medical

While in the area for EASTEC last month, I attended Mazak Corporation’s “Discover More with Mazak” event at its Northeast Technology Center in Windsor Locks, Conn. The 3-day event highlighted a lineup of the company’s manufacturing systems.

What Parts Make Sense for Multitasking?

One of the striking things about Mazak’s new knowledge center on multitasking is how few of the part examples included within it are round.

High Speed CNC Turning Center for Demanding Turning Operations

Goodway’s GLS-1500 Series high-speed CNC turning center features a 30-degree slant bed casting design and optional single-moving live tooling turret built for demanding turning operations.The 30-degree slant bed design provides smooth chip dis...

Merging Turning and Automation

Hardinge Inc. recently demonstrated automated production of hydraulic spool valve housings on its T51 MSY SP Super-Precision turning center.

Video: Two-Spindle Inverted Vertical Turning

See how Emag's vertical turning center reduces "nebenzeit."

Video: Multitasking Production at Straitline

Straitline Components recently automated the production of its newest product using a machine that is arguably the most versatile in the shop so far—a Doosan nine-axis multitasking turning center.

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