TURNING MACHINES

Turning Machines

Knuth's Servoturn 410 NC Lathe Provides Secure Construction

IMTS Spark: Knuth Machine Tools USA has added the Survoturn 410 NC to its portfolio of turning machines.
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Turning Machines

Fuji Machine's CSD-300II Twin-Spindle Lathe Achieves High Productivity

Fuji Machine’s CSD-300II front-facing twin-spindle lathe is said to achieve greater productivity with the help of faster robot traverse and turret indexing speeds.

Turning Machines

Quick-Change Tooling Improves Swiss Lathe Profits

Horn USA has developed quick-change tooling systems to drastically reduce set-up and toolchange times for Swiss-type lathes, including those with through coolant.

Turning Machines

A Better Way to Cut Hard Metals and High-Temp Alloys on Swiss Lathes

New tooling for Swiss-type turning centers is designed for titanium, high temperature nickel alloys and other difficult materials with improved thermal management.

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.

Five-Axis

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.