6015 Center Drive
Sterling Heights , MI 48312 US
A Message from FFG MAG
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Boehringer VDF 221/226 CET Meets Evolving Demands in Crankshaft Machining
Responding to the need for higher productivity and efficiency in crankshaft machining, Boehringer, a member of FFG, introduces its VDF 221/226 CET.
Marcus Machinery Becomes Distributor for MAG, Saginaw Machine Systems
Marcus Machinery will distribute the companies’ machine tools in the Mid-Atlantic region.
HMC Promotes Higher Throughput per Spindle
FFG MAG’s Specht 800 and 800+ are high-performance horizontal machining centers featuring many of the same precision components used on existing Specht machines, including MAG motorized or gear box spindles, rotary B- and A-axis components, and high-speed tool changing systems.
Approved: Cryogenic Machining for the F-35 Fighter
The technology improves tool life in titanium by a factor of 10 when used at cutting speeds appropriate for this material.
Where More Flutes Make Sense
A tool with many flutes can be effective for achieving a productive metal removal rate in titanium, where speed and chip load are constrained.
Video: Cryogenic Machining of Titanium
Through-tool liquid nitrogen turns the tool into a heat sink, extending tool life.
The 400° Difference
Cryogenic machining achieves dramatic tool life gains not by flooding the cut, but by refrigerating the tool.
Factory Monitoring Software
The Freedom eWARE software suite from Mag’s e-tekx software group is an all-encompassing manufacturing data reporting platform designed to provide performance, utilization and availability feedback from any industrial asset on the plant floor.
Last Glance at IMTS 2010
It would be impossible to cover all of the key exhibitors at IMTS 2010—even if every booth got merely a quick glance. However, the editors of MMS did get glimpses of some interesting technologies exhibited at the show...