5th Axis Inc.
7140 Engineer Road
San Diego , CA 92111 US
A Message from 5th Axis Inc.
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Standardization Leans the Way to High-Mix Automation
An increasingly digitalized, lean manufacturing process begins with a common selection of cutting tools and five-axis machining fixtures.
Fixturing System Promotes Accuracy in Locating, Locking
IMTS 2018: 5th Axis is displaying its RL52 RockLock quick-change fixturing system with 52-mm pull stud spacing.
Applying Automotive Machining Lessons to Aerospace
Although motorsports are a natural focus for a shop owned by a former NASCAR driver, five-axis machining and an emphasis on process planning have opened the door to new aerospace work.
Vise System Blends Single-, Double-Station Functionality
5th Axis offers its Deuce vise system designed for low-profile workholding.
CAM Software Helps Shop Gain Machining Efficiencies
VIDEO NOTE: Scroll to the bottom of the page for a behind-the-scenes look at 5th Axis, and hear Chris Taylor talk about how Hypermill software has helped his company.
Compact Vise Suits Smaller Four-, Five-Axis Mills
Designed to be the smallest self-centering vise in its line, the 5th Axis V75100 five-axis vise offers maximum rigidity and clamping force.
So What Do You Do Exactly?
Have you ever been in a situation in which you are trying to explain your day-to-day job to someone, and you get a glazed-over stare? When talking manufacturing, anything past the concept of an assembly line tends to lose your audience.
Fixtures Dovetail with Five-Axis Automation
Along with an in-house-designed line of custom dovetail fixtures, machines with the right features for automation provide benefits for both this five-axis specialist and its customers.
Dovetail Fixtures Hold Small Stock
5th Axis Fixtures’ D-series dovetail fixtures are designed to hold stock as small as 0.06" (1.52 mm) and are compatible with 3-, 4- and 5-axis CNC machines.