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A Message from Fives Cincinnati
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Horizontal Machining Center Designed for Hard Metals
IMTS 2018: The HMC 800 from Fives Cincinnati is designed for aerospace, oil and gas, and other hard-metal precision machining applications.
Fives Cincinnati Names President
Steve Thiry most recently served as CEO of Fives Landis Ltd.
Contouring Head Enables Multitasking on HMCs
Fives offers an integrated contouring head for its Cincinnati six-axis Mega 800 horizontal machining center.
Profiler Expected to Exceed 100 Cubic Inches per Minute in Titanium
Five-axis, five-spindle machine aims at reduced cost per piece for production of large aircraft components.
Vertical Gantry Mill for Large, Nonferrous Components
Fives Cincinnati’s modular Precision Mill/Trim (PMT) five-axis gantry machine tool is designed for high-speed multiprocessing of large nonferrous components such as composite structures, aluminum skins, molds and patterns.
Major Tool & Machine Adds Large-Part Production Capacity
A multi-million dollar order from MAG IAS includes a major retrofit project as well as two new machine tools.
Heavy-Duty HMCs Machine Large Parts
Mag’s modular HMC 1250/1600 series is designed for high-precision, high-productivity machining for the aerospace, power generationand off-road industries.
Large-Part HMC Series Adds A-Axis Tilt Spindle
Mag’s modular HMC 1250/1600 high-precision, high-productivity series is engineered for machining large aerospace, power-generation, pump, valve and off-road equipment parts.
Vertical Turning Center Adds Gear-Cutting Capability
Mag’s VTC 2500H vertical turning center combines gear hobbing and milling capabilities with its range of turning, milling, drilling, threading and contouring functions for workpieces ranging to 2,700 mm in diameter.
Adjustable Cross Rail Extends Vertical Work Zone
MAG’s adjustable-rail U6 series universal gantry mills provide a vertical W axis to accommodate tall parts.
Investing in the Future
When the current workforce retires, who will be left to man the machines?
How is Large-Part Machining Different?
A shop serving the wind-power industry illustrates some of the challenges particular to machining massive workpieces.
5 Axis Volumetric Error Compensation for Large Machine Tools
System simultaneously corrects tool position in multiple axes to tighten machining accuracies on large machines that cut complex shapes.
Video: Horizontal Profiler For Aerospace Machining
An alternative to the typical profiler design, this machine saves labor by allowing chips to fall out of the way.
Machining Long, Complex Parts
MAG Cincinnati’s E Mill is designed for machining long, small-cross-section parts used in aerospace, construction, shipbuilding and wind power applications. It is useful for titanium, aluminum and composite work on stringers, spars, beams and similar parts, the company says. The machine performs contour machining, routing, drilling and tapping to produce finished, complex, 3D-geometry parts as long as 40 ft.
The In-Cycle Enabler
To achieve 144 hours per week of in-cycle time on its machining centers, this plant relies on software that offers a clear, colorful, real-time view of where the time losses are occurring.
A Critical Machine That Needs Moving Requires More Than Heavy Lifting
When your product is vital to the security and defense of America, there is simply no room for loss of critical capacity in the manufacturing process. Manufacturing engineers at this company were keenly aware of this fact when they were recently faced with consolidating and relocating portions of the arsenal's metalworking operations.
A/B Rotary Head Turns Heads
The A/B rotary head module on Cincinnati Lamb's new HyperMach rail-type plate mill might not be the first thing to catch the attention of aerospace shops. Perhaps it will be.
Fit The Strategy, Not The Job
This shop faced two big challenges—keeping an important job from going overseas and positioning itself for future growth. Simultaneous five-axis machining helped the shop meet both challenges simultaneously.
New Contours Of Competition
Toronto aerospace shops improve productivity with faster five-axis machining centers.
Empowering The Programmer
A project aimed at making military aircraft parts faster shows just how much productivity gain can come from automating the programmer's repetitive tasks.