5 AXIS

NEWS

Methods Machine Tools Celebrates 60th Anniversary

The company has grown from three employees and a few refurbished machines to over 350 employees, eight North American facilities and tens of thousands of machines sold. 

VMCs

May 2018 Product Spotlight: Machining Centers

This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of vertical, horizontal and five-axis machining centers, some with dual spindles. 

NEWS

Methods Machine Tools Hosts TechDays2018

The event will feature live demonstrations of a variety of machining centers, turning machines and EDMs.

Five-Axis

Five-Axis VMC Handles Large Aircraft Components

Mitsui Seiki’s Vertex 100 5-axis vertical machining center is a high-speed, high-precision milling machine for larger parts such as blisks for aircraft engines.

NEWS

Absolute Machine Tools Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The company, which Steve Ortner and Hayden Wellman founded in a garage in 1988, now sells and supports a range of machine tools and offers engineering solutions.

Five-Axis

Machining Centers Help Shops Increase Output, Reduce Inspection Times

Mazak machining centers reduced an Iowa shop’s setup and inspection times, enabling it to win an aerospace contract.
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Five-Axis

Buying a Five-Axis: Picking Options and Add-Ons

So you’ve settled on a five-axis machine. So what options do you choose? One to remember: spindle probing.

Five-Axis

Five-Axis VMC's Monitoring System Reduces Downtime

Chevalier Machinery’s UNi5X-400 is a 40-taper, high-speed VMC integrated with a fourth- and fifth-axis table.

Five-Axis

Five-Axis Machine Center Designed for Small Workpieces

Mazak has released the Ultimate Die & Mold (UD) 400/5X vertical machining center, which provides precise five-axis machining for smaller workpieces.

Additive Manufacturing

Hybrid Additive/Subtractive VMC Offers Five-Axis Motion

The hybrid multitasking machine combines laser metal deposition with five-axis machining.