Eastec 2019: The MX-520 PC4 is designed in response to customer demand seeking a Matsuura automation solution for the MX-520.
Eastec 2019: EDM Network and Chmer EDM’s 30,000-rpm high-speed Dust Free Graphite Mill can mill graphite electrodes in EDM-compatible oil, applied in an oil shroud or curtain that surrounds the spindle to capture all of the graphite dust from the milling process.
KRC Machine Tool Solutions’ Fusion VI is a modular large-format, multi-process gantry system capable of being parametrically configured for a range of part sizes.
Sold and serviced by Absolute Machine Tools, the HMC is intended to be a low-cost, high-speed machining center meeting the demands of manufacturers with high-volume machining needs.
GF Machining Solutions’ high-speed Mikron Mill S 400/500 Graphite and Mikron HSM 500 Graphite are dedicated specifically to graphite machining.
Makino’s five-axis A500Z features a fully-integrated “Z-type” fifth axis to accommodate complex part geometry challenges in fewer workholding setups and machining operations.
With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018 and Amerimold 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: At IMTS 2018, Takumi USA displays its series of five-axis machining centers, which includes the U600 model and the U800 model.
IMTS 2018: Long known for high-speed, high accuracy vertical machining centers, Chiron has developed a new range of VMCs, in twin and single spindle versions, that add extreme stiffness and greater stability to the package, allowing the machines to take heavy cuts in difficult material while maintaining accuracy.
IMTS 2018: Tormach’s 1100M and 770M CNC mills upgrade the design of the company’s previous models.