TURNING MACHINES

Turning Machines

Index's MS32-6 Multi-Spindle Lathe Reduces Changeover Times

Index’s next-generation MS32-6 six-spindle automatic lathe is designed to bring the benefits of multi-spindle technology to a broader range of applications.

NEWS

DMG MORI Launches Machine Rental Business

DMG MORI Capital Inc. offers access to DMG MORI machines on customized short- to medium-term rental agreements.

Workholding

Sometimes the Trickiest Part of CNC Machining Is Holding the Part

Finding a way to fixture contoured marine propellors proved to be this shop’s biggest challenge in developing an effective automated machining cell.

Automation

Is Robotic Automation the Key to Drawing (and Keeping) New Employees?

Robotic automation is transforming a job that was perhaps a machine operator’s least-favorite work assignment into one that is not a heavy lift.  

Turning Machines

Kaast's C-Turn Teach-Style Lathes Feature Vibration-Damping Construction

Lathes in Kaast Machine Tools’ C-Turn series are made with high-tensile-strength Meehanite castings for vibration damping.

Turning Machines

Mazak's Mega Turn 900M VTL Handles Large Cast Iron, Steel Workpieces

Mazak’s Mega Turn 900M vertical turning center is designed to combine turning and secondary machining operations for efficient processing of large cast iron and steel workpieces.

Turning Machines

DMG MORI's CLX 750 Turning Center Designed for Long-Shaft Work

DMG MORI’s CLX 750 universal turning center is designed for workpieces weighing up to 600 kg and measuring 1,290 mm in length.

Turning Machines

Romi's C-Series Lathes Accommodate Parts Weighing 110,000 lbs

Romi's C series of heavy-duty flatbed CNC lathes are built with monoblock cast iron beds for optimum rigidity, accuracy and performance.

Holemaking

Deep-Hole Drilling Automation Is More Than Part Load/Unload

Automation inside deep-hole drilling machines can be more valuable than part handling outside of them.

Turning Machines

Mazak Offers Quick Turn 200/250 Turning Centers with Gantry Robot

Mazak offers the Quick Turn 200/250 series of multitasking turning centers configured with a GR100 gantry robot for “done in one” part processing and fully automated loading/unloading.