December 2018 Product Spotlight: Turning
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on turning machines and tooling.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features a variety of equipment used in turning applications, including lathes, mill-turns and cutting tools. Swipe through the gallery for details, and follow the caption links for more information about each item.
Products featured in this month’s spotlight comes from these companies:
Finding a way to fixture contoured marine propellers proved to be this shop’s biggest challenge in developing an effective automated machining cell.
Form tools are traditionally associated with non-CNC machines, but in certain applications they make sense on modern machines as well.
Horn USA has developed quick-change tooling systems to drastically reduce set-up and toolchange times for Swiss-type lathes, including those with through coolant.