FIVE-AXIS

NEWS

GF Machining Expands Direct Support Areas

GF Machining has announced that it will transition to direct sales and support, starting Jan. 1 for several states across the U.S.

CNC & Machine Controls

FANUC and CNC Software Introduce Five-Axis Postprocessor

FANUC and CNC Software have launched a Mastercam postprocessor optimized for five-axis simultaneous contouring accuracy on FANUC CNC machines.

Five-Axis

CHIRON Series 22 Machining Centers Emphasize Modularity

CHIRON’s Series 22 machining centers come in both four- and five-axis varieties, with modular solutions for a wide variety of high-precision tasks.

Five-Axis

Survey Sees Machine Tool Buyers Seeking to Reduce Costs and Add Operational Flexibility

The 2021 Metalworking Capital Spending Survey from Gardner Intelligence shows overall purchasing declines but increased investment in higher-end machine tools such as turn-mill machines and five-axis machining centers.

Five-Axis

Niigata Engineers HN80E-5X for Maximum Rigidity

Niigata’s HN80E-5X Five-Axis Horizontal Machining Center features a heavy-duty construction that improves rigidity and part accuracy.

CAD/CAM

NCSIMUL 2021.1 Enhances Five-Axis and Simulation Functions

NCSIMUL 2021.1 includes five-axis machining, Optipower, simulation speed and data management improvements.

Five-Axis

Kitamura's Five-Axis Machining Center Promotes Accuracy

Kitamura’s Mytrunnion-5G five-axis vertical machining center is designed for maximum accuracy in and capability for complex five-axis machining.

NEWS

Mazak Showcases Production Line with Virtual Campus Tour

Mazak Corporation has launched a 360-degree virtual tour allowing manufacturers to examine its production line and facilities from anywhere in the world.

NEWS

FANUC Named Top Work Place in Michigan and Illinois

The Detroit Free Press has named FANUC one of Michigan’s top work places for the ninth year running, with the Chicago Tribune doing so in Illinois for the third year in a row.
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Five-Axis

Expand Machinery's GenMill 5X-12 Eliminates Multiple Setups

Expand Machinery’s GenMill 5X-12 five-axis simultaneous milling machine centers rigidity and accuracy in its construction, while its powerful CNC enables simultaneous machining.