5 AXIS

Five-Axis

Machining Center Provides High Precision

The Hermle C 400 offers high-precision, five-axis machining in a compact package.

Five-Axis

High Speed Milling Machine for Small, Complex Parts

The Mikron HSM 200U LP milling machine from GF AgieCharmilles is available in three- and five-axis versions.

Cutting Tools

The Big Step Up

A small shop added two new machines, each of which is more advanced than any of the previous machine tools the company has used. One of the co-owners committed to the work of bringing both of these machines fully into service. Here is the shop’s experience so far.
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CAD/CAM

Consistent Tool Engagement in Five Axes

This tool path applies the consistent-tool-engagement-angle strategy that previously has been only available for two- and three-axis operations to four- and five-axis simultaneous movements.

Five-Axis

CNC Machining Center Offers Automation Capability

The CNC C 22 U dynamic high speed machining center from Hermle can be fully automated with the addition of the PW 150 pallet changer.

Five-Axis

Simultaneous Five-Axis Design Efficiently Machines Multiple Workpiece Surfaces

Mazak offers its versatile Variaxis i-800 machining center with full, simultaneous five-axis capabilities.

Aerospace

Lean from the Beginning

How would you design a new plant if you could begin today? Rolls-Royce Crosspointe is a major manufacturing site that was planned from the outset with the expectation that continuous improvement would always be part of its culture.
#leanmanufacturing #titaniummachining #workforcedevelopment

Five-Axis

Keeping an Eye on Five

Five-axis machining is becoming more popular. Here’s an online source for five-axis machining articles and video.

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Video: Linear Motor Machines at Die Tech

Machines with linear motors instead of ballscrews have increased productivity for one die maker.
#highspeedmachining

Five-Axis

Cryogenic Machining of 787 Fuselage

Starting early next year, Boeing South Carolina will mill and drill composite fuselage sections for the 787 Dreamliner through cryogenic machining.
#compositesmachining #LargePartMachining