Large-Part Machining

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Published: 7/28/2018

What Is Single-Lobe Peeling?
A manufacturer of large turn-mill machines has developed a bar-peeling process to complete large, progressive cavity pump rotors in one setup.

Published: 11/27/2017

A Vertical Bridge Mill Provides Big Opportunities
Seeing your company as a boring-mill shop is a problem when only 20 percent of your jobs are actually boring-mill related. It’s also a problem to have the space and potential to produce large parts when you only win 6 to 14 percent of the larg...

Published: 1/24/2017

What’s Behind Door Number Three?
While most shops are producing shorter aerospace parts on five-axis machines or larger parts on gantry-type equipment, this shop found its niche somewhere in the middle thanks to an advanced profiling machining system from Mazak.

Published: 11/24/2016

Soraluce Tech Days Highlights Multitasking, Automation and Productivity
The machine tool builder launched new innovations at an event hosted at its Limburg, Germany, Center of Excellence earlier this month.

Published: 10/17/2016

Why Was This Machine Chosen for Composites?
General Tool adds a metalcutting machining center with the expectation that this machine is likely to perform a significant amount of machining of CFRP.

Published: 3/20/2015

Bloodhound Fin Support Machined with Vortex
Machining strategy contributes to 40 percent cycle time saving on large five-axis aluminum part.

Published: 2/17/2015

Large Machines and Capacity in Renovated Pfronten Facility
DMG MORI hosted its 20th open house earlier this month in Pfronten, Germany. The event featured 76 machine tool exhibits, including four world premieres, and nearly 8,800 attendees had the opportunity to tour the recently renovated and expanded faci...

Published: 1/5/2015

TMX Delivers 8,000-Pound Chuck
Custom 71-inch workholding is going to be used on a welding positioner for cladding large valves for the oil and gas industry.

Published: 7/15/2014

Shops Serving Oilfield Customers Appreciate Retrofits
Buying new is nice, but there are reasons why retrofits make sense for shops serving the oilfield industry.

Published: 6/23/2014

A Modular Clamping System for Bulky Parts
Here’s one fixturing alternative for clamping large workpieces such as mold and fracking components.