MACHINING CENTERS

Five-Axis

Onsrud's Hybrid Mills Streamline Large Metal Manufacturing

C.R. Onsrud’s five-axis Hybrid Mill machining centers helped Aerospace Fabrications streamline its products’ machine times by as much as 40%.
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NEWS

Haas Partners with Louisiana Community College System

The partnership will bring Haas five-axis universal machining centers to 12 Louisiana community and technical colleges, upskilling the state’s manufacturing workforce.

VMCs

How Machine Tool Dynamics Could Become a U.S. Supply Chain Strategy

A collaborative agreement being overseen by the U.S. Department of Energy involves a deceptively simple test — a test that could radically increase throughput of the United States’ existing base of CNC machine tools.

VMCs

Expand GenMill VMC's Frame Damps Vibration

Expand Machinery’s GenMill 4024 has a Meehanite processed cast-iron frame that provides a high-strength cutting platform for vibration damping and efficient metal removal rates.

NEWS

DMG MORI to Present Digital Event

On October 9, DMG MORI will present the U.S. portion of its digital event, which will cover automation, digitization, and product and service solutions, among other topics. 

VMCs

Online Conference Provides Hands-On Experience With Machines

Mazak’s All-Axes Live teleconference provides shop owners with the opportunity to have as close to a hands-on experience as social distancing will allow.

VMCs

Palmgren's Compact VMCs Suitable for Short, Production Runs

Palmgren’s line of compact VMCs are suitable option for small shops that require a second machine or an additional spindle.

Automation

Taking an Automated Aerospace Approach

A flexible manufacturing system helps an Indiana job shop run a high mix of aerospace work for long stretches of time and function more like a contract shop.

Five-Axis

Okuma’s MCR-S Roughs, Finishes Press Dies in One Setup

Okuma's MCR-S double-column machining center reduces cycle time to rough and finishing press dies in one setup.

Five-Axis

Standardization Leans the Way to High-Mix Automation

An increasingly digitalized, lean manufacturing process begins with a common selection of cutting tools and five-axis machining fixtures.  
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