May 2018 Product Spotlight: Machining Centers
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of vertical, horizontal and five-axis machining centers, some with dual spindles.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features machining centers: powerful milling machines with moving tables, enclosures, CNCs and toolchangers. More than one of the products highlighted include dual spindles for double the productivity.
Swipe through the gallery for details, and follow the caption links for more information about each item.
When this aerospace job shop settled on machining tungsten alloys and other heavy metals as its specialty, it had to have a machine tool, cutting tools, workholding and process know-how to succeed.
The maker of racing engine components produces parts that have many permutations within each product line. Here is how Jesel sets up work for cost-effective, responsive machining.
Large monolithic aircraft parts may be machined more productively one at a time instead of three at once.