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Published: 1/26/2018

Buying a Five-Axis: The Costs and Benefits of a Complex Machine
When considering transitioning to a five-axis machining center, it is helpful to understand the basics about the machines’ components, their costs and the opportunities they provide.

Published: 1/24/2018

Video: Between Casting and Machining from Solid Is Extrusion
The Machined Direct Drive Pedal from DW Drums realized design improvements thanks to machining, then cost improvement as result of moving one step further.

Published: 1/16/2018

Hardware for High Metal Removal Rates
Spindle power and shrink-fit toolholding are two assets this shop seeks to use to the extremes of their capabilities.

Published: 1/12/2018

Machining Titanium Aluminide at AeroEdge
Japanese manufacturer AeroEdge has had success in machining turbine blades from challenging TiAl through a combination of customized VMCs and cutting tools designed in house.

Published: 12/29/2017

VMC Helps Manufacturer Bring Product to Market Three Years Ahead of Schedule
Outsourcing molds to make a new boat would’ve been expensive and slow, so Hudson Boat Works acquired a Datron MLCube VMC capable of machining large molds in house to slash time from its projected product launch.

Published: 12/15/2017

The Value Proposition of Five-Axis Machining
Moving to five-axis machining is a big commitment. What exactly are the concrete benefits of five-axis machines compared to three-axis machines?

Published: 11/29/2017

DMG MORI Presents Davis Technology Days
Attendees saw the U.S. premier of two five-axis machining centers. They also saw vertical machining centers and the company’s advanced machine tool factory. 

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: 11/24/2017

When Buying a Five-Axis Machine, Bigger Isn't Always Better
For trunnion-type five-axis machine tools, workpiece size will have an impact on what size machine you should buy. 

Published: 11/21/2017

Aluminum Material Removal Rate New World Record?
Sweden’s Modig Machine Tool says it has achieved the world’s highest material removal rate in aerospace-grade aluminum at 1,001 cubic inches per minute.