Different levels of multitasking machine tools address different types of parts.
Combining flexible manufacturing with volume production capability helps this shop cover all the bases.
Modern Machine Shop
Using multitasking machines, Hartman Enterprises was able to increase its part-processing capabilities by taking on more jobs involving larger sized multitasking work.
Lori Beckman (editor)
At Trillium Machine Inc., there’s no room for thinking within the comfy confines of “the box,” working in the “comfort zone,” or refusing to try the untried.
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.
Here's a look at what this shop's expanded multitasking capabilities have meant to its success and how it plans to continue building momentum.
Multitask machining is the ability to perform various manufacturing operations unattended, without moving the part to other machines.