SB Machine Tools System Offers 5-Axis/5-Face Machining
With a single setup and two-pallet automatic pallet changer, the 5X-410 is designed to eliminate protracted cycle times and excessive scrap commonly associated with the numerous fixturing requirements of multiple-operations or complex parts. It can accomplish five-axis/five-face milling, drilling and tapping on intricate shapes, and is well-suited for a variety of aviation, aerospace, medical, automotive, and die and mold applications, the company says.
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The force that holds the toolholder in the machining center's spindle can weaken over time. If you haven't checked drawbar force in a while, this may be the weak link in your process.