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INDEX TRAUB: World Leaders in Precision Turning Technology
The INDEX MultiLine combines the benefits of traditional high production multispindle automatics with the benefits of modern CNC technology.
The newest addition to the line is the affordable MS40, another member of the long line of leading INDEX multispindles featuring unmatched versatilty, quick changeover,and wide open work area for easy access and superior chip shedding.
For nearly unlimited operations on small workpieces from bar up to 40mm or for chucking up to 120mm, the MS40 feratures six fully independent liquid-cooled hollow-shaft CNC spindle drives each capable of 7000 rpm. The MS40C can be equipped with up to 35 axes, 12 identical CNC tool carriers with 1 or 2 axes plus 1 or 2 synchronized spindles with 150mm travel in Z and up to 6 tools for backworking.
A Message from INDEX Corporation
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Index President/CEO Retires, Announces Replacement
Cris Taylor will take over as the president and CEO of Index Corporation after Tom Clark retires at the end of 2020.
Index MS32-6's Flexible Tool-Slides Reduce Changeover Times
IMTS Spark: Index’s next generation MS32-6 six-spindle automatic lathe brings the benefits of multi-spindle technology to a broader range of applications thanks to a flexible tool-slide platform that reduces changeover times.
Index's MS32-6 Multi-Spindle Lathe Reduces Changeover Times
Index’s next-generation MS32-6 six-spindle automatic lathe is designed to bring the benefits of multi-spindle technology to a broader range of applications.
Index Traub's Data-Driven iX4.0 Software Connects and Monitors Machine Tools
Index Traub offers iX4.0, which integrates Index and Traub machines as digital twins.
Precision Turning, Industry 4.0 Dominate German Open House
The Index Group recently showed off its newest turning, mill-turn and multi-spindle machines in Germany, showcasing the company's hands-on manufacturing process.
Index's G420 Turn-Mill Designed with Ergonomics in Mind
Index’s G420 turn-mill features two identical 3,500-rpm spindles with 315-mm (400-mm optional) chucks as well as a five-axis milling spindle.
Index Hires 15 in Response to Growth in North America
Several of the hires are for newly created positions.
Turn-Mill Center with Five-Axis Milling Spindle
From the IMTS Technology e-Newsletter (Sponsored)
Index Announces Suite of Online Support Tools
Index announces its online portal iXworld, which debuts at IMTS 2018 and launches in early 2019.
Multi-Spindle Lathe Completes Complex Parts at High Volumes
IMTS 2018: Index’s MS40-8 multi-spindle automatic lathe with eight CNC spindles has been designed for high-volume precision work in the automotive, fastener, connector and aerospace industries.
Swiss Turning Center with Automation Options, Four Tools in the Cut
From the IMTS Technology e-Newsletter (Sponsored)
Bar Loader Reduces Cycle Times, Increases Turning Quality
IMTS 2018: Index introduces its bar loader to pair with its multi-spindle machines for increased turning quality.
Index Announces New Distributors
Sales territories are being realigned as four new distributors and the extension of one longtime distributor partnership bring greater service to U.S. Index and Traub customers.
Turning Center Features Built-In Robot Cell
Traub, a brand of the Index Group, has introduced the Traub TNL20 sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathe adding improvements in productivity, precision and automation.
Catch Up on PMTS 2017’s Live Demonstrations with This Video Playlist
Covering workholding, Swiss-type turning, multitasking machines and more, the seven talks in the YouTube playlist are a good recap of the latest in production machining technology.
Redesigned Turn-Mill Fits More Performance in Same Footprint
PMTS 2017: Index will demonstrate its G200 turn-mill, a compact machine offering as much as 30 percent greater productivity than its predecessor in the same footprint.
Automatic Lathe Comes “Industry 4.0-Ready”
The new generation of Index’s ABC automatic lathe is designed for turning simple to moderately complex parts in cycle times as much as 15 percent faster than the previous generation, with rapid spindle acceleration (8 G), shorter spindle ramp-up times, higher rapid traverse rates and quick chip-to-chip times.
Hobbing Bevel Gears on a Turn-Mill Center
After deciding to manufacture bevel gears for its own purposes in-house, Index developed a “gear hobbing package” that transforms its R200 and R300 turn-mill centers into gear cutting machines.
Investing in Tech Is a Strategy, Figuring ROI Is a Strategic Tool
This short article by Jeff Reinert, president of Index Corp., outlines the multi-step process for justifying an investment in the latest CNC machining technology. Calculating the return on investment (ROI) is a useful step in this process, but only one of the factors a manufacturer must consider in the decision to buy a new machine. Read the article here.
Automatic Lathe Promotes High Production Rates
Developed for high-production turning, the 42-mm TNK42 fixed-headstock automatic lathe from Traub produces complex workpieces in large and medium volumes ranging to 250-mm long.
Automotive Industry is Booming in Germany
Before heading off to Esslingen, Germany (near Stuttgart) to help Index celebrate its 100th anniversary, my publisher told me that the area is “the Detroit of Germany.” I soon found that to be an apt description as a large number of shops I visited were heavily vested in automotive manufacturing. What’s even more noteworthy is that business was booming.