Metal Cutting

Exploring the: Vertical Machining Centers (VMCs) Zone


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Video: Cryogenic Machining of Titanium

Through-tool liquid nitrogen turns the tool into a heat sink, extending tool life.


Video: Machining Long Parts Through a Small Machining Center

Video from Chiron America demonstrates the company’s Multi-Profile System, which combines a machining center with in-feed and out-feed accessories so that the compact machine can mill and drill long parts.


Video: Getting the Most Out of Your Standard Spindle

High spindle speed is not needed for high productivity, particularly with the right choice of cutting tool types. Techniques described in this tutorial video relate to plunge roughing, high feed milling and slotting.


Video: Milling Inconel 718 Efficiently Without a Heavy Machine

This video of machining Inconel at a fast metal removal rate shows the effect of constant-engagement-angle milling.


Video: Milling Titanium 6-4 Efficiently Without a Heavy Machine

This video of machining titanium at a fast metal removal rate shows the effect of constant-engagement-angle milling.


Video: Getting the Most Out of Your High Speed Spindle

Here is an introduction to machining center spindles designed for high speeds, with practical tips for using these high speed spindles effectively.


Video: Balancing Tools And Toolholders

This video provides both the argument and methodology for performing offline balancing of tool/toolholder assemblies for high speed machining centers.


Video: Milling For Prototypes

Learn how Designcraft applies CNC machining for prototyping.


Improving Milling Accuracy

VIDEO. How you use the machining center is just as important as the quality of the machine itself. This tutorial covers machining center leveling, alignment and temperature—as well as toolchange and setup procedures.


Turning On A Machining Center

VIDEO. Part of Renishaw’s automated production process, this turning operation uses tools affixed to the machining center’s table while the workpiece is mounted in the spindle.


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