TURNING MACHINES

NEWS

Mazak to Host May Technology Event in Illinois

The event will also be the site of the Technology & Manufacturing Association’s Precision Machining Competition for Illinois high school students

Holemaking

Multi-Spindle Machines Accommodate Both Large and Small Batches

Schütte’s PC series multi-spindle automatics perform tapping, milling, polygon cutting and eccentric drilling operations.

Turning Machines

December 2018 Product Spotlight: Turning

This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on turning machines and tooling.

Automotive

Out-Of-Round Turning of Polygon Couplings

Out-of-round turning is an efficient alternative to profile milling and grinding for polygon couplings that could replace traditional spline and shrink-fit connections in automotive transmissions. 

NEWS

Index Hires 15 in Response to Growth in North America

Several of the hires are for newly created positions. 

Automotive

Automotive Manufacturer Works with Supplier to Streamline Lean Machining Cells

After Volvo’s casting supplier switched to a new kind of material process, machining tolerances suffered. Sandvik Coromant stepped in not just to suggest new tools, but to provide an in-depth productivity improvement program. 
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Turning Machines

Improved Turning Center Features Fast Gantry Traverse Rates

Murata Machinery USA has introduced the MW120II turning center, an improved version of the MW120.

Turning Machines

Heavy-Duty VTL Offers Precision for Large Workpieces

The You Ji VTL-1200ATC+C vertical turning lathe, distributed by Absolute Machine Tools, features a 49" table and 63" swing with a full C axis and live milling for large workpieces.

Turning Machines

Five Live Centers for Five Applications

It is vital for a shop to select the right machine tool components for the right job, and live centers for lathes are no exception.

Turning Machines

Two-Axis Lathe Features Highly Rigid Construction

Tsugami/Rem Sales offers the Tsugami M08J, an highly rigid two-axis turning center with a manual tailstock, programmable quill and A2-6 spindle nose.