DMG MORI’s Lasertec 4300 3D hybrid machine incorporates additive-directed energy deposition (blown powder) into a five-axis turn-mill machining center with a working area of 600 × 1,500 mm.
The Bertsche Dual P5 mill comprises two independent, but linked, five-axis machining modules (A side and B side), each with separate machining chambers, enabling shops to machine two different parts at the same time while taking up the same overall size as the company’s single five-axis P5.
United Grinding has extended its line of Walter Ewag technologies for cutting tool production to include the Laser Line Ultra five-axis machining center that incorporates ultra-short pulse laser technology.
Mighty USA’s gantry-type PG5 five-axis VMC for large, heavy workpiecesuses a compact, rigid Kessler swiveling spindle head and offers a variety of control options for high-efficiency applications.
Hand-scraping the mating surfaces of a CNC machine tool’s motion system offers myriad advantages.
Scott is the new head of Market Region Americas for GF Machining Solutions, the brand that includes Agie Charmilles (EDM and laser texturing), Mikron (high-performance milling), System 3R (automation and tooling) and Leichti (five-axis milling machine for blades and blisks) and Step-Tec (machine tool spindles). I had the opportunity to meet Scott and get acquainted at the company’s Open House “Solutions Days” last week. Here is my report.