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.

HMCs

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.

Five-Axis

Hybrid Additive/Subtractive VMC Offers Five-Axis Motion

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