5 AXIS

NEWS

Grob Hosts Five-Axis Machining Technology Event

The 5-Axis Live! event drew some 150 customers to visit exhibits from partnering suppliers taken in machine demonstrations. 

NEWS

Methods Machine Tools Represents OKK Corp. in North America

“Methods' established distribution organization, vast network of technology centers and dealers, and first-class applications expertise will help increase OKK presence in North America,” says OKK.

VMCs

Alfing Now Offers SHW Machining Centers

Alfing Corp. has expanded its product line to include machining centers from SHW.

Mazak’s Quick Turn 250MSY and GR100 Add Automated Multitasking

The Mazak GR100 integrates into any of the Quick Turn 200/250 series machine models.

Five-Axis

Increasing Employee Output Through Automation: Here is What We Found in 7 Recent Shop Visits

Modern Machine Shop editors routinely visit machining facilities to report on shops that are succeeding. Here is what our editors found on seven recent shop visits, all related to using labor more efficiently.

Five-Axis

3 Mindset Changes for Lights-Out CNC Machining

Expanding capacity into the unattended hours calls for counterintuitive new ways of thinking about the work.
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Toyoda's FH630SX-i Horizontal Machining Center Emphasizes High-Torque Performance

The FH630SX-i horizontal machining center from JTEKT Toyoda Americas is said to achieve complex part machining and multi-surface processing in one setup by combining high torque and simultaneous five-axis machining.

Five-Axis

Takumi's U800 Five-Axis Machine Designed for Die/Mold, Aerospace Applications

Takumi USA has introduced the U800 five-axis machine to the U series, which was developed to achieve high performance for die/mold, aerospace and other high-speed applications that require tighter tolerances.

Five-Axis

Kaast's V-Mill 600.5X Provides High Stability for Die/Mold Machining

The V-Mill 600.5X five-axis CNC VMC from Kaast Machine Tools uses a massive gantry structure consisting of a base frame, double racks and stable crossbeam to ensure rigidity and cutting performance, the company says

Five-Axis

Kitamura's MedCenter5AX Five-Axis VMC Machines Complex Medical Parts

Kitamura Machinery’s compact MedCenter5AX vertical machining center is designed for high-precision, accurate and fast machining of complex, multi-sided parts in one setup.