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Published: 6/20/2018

Turning Thin-Walled Aerospace Parts
To produce extremely small, complex, tightly toleranced, thin-walled precision components made of difficult-to-machine materials, such as high-tensile aluminum housing covers, Herrmann CNC-Drehtechnik is reinventing and improving its machi...

Published: 4/20/2018

Mill-Turn Saves Time and Meets Market Demands
The Siemens Norwood Large Drives motor factory reduced setup times and met customer demand by purchasing a WFL M80 mill-turn capable of fluting, a process that can remove 60 percent more material with each pass than existing machines’ wel...

Published: 12/1/2017

Shop’s New Combination Lathe Offers Increased Flexibility, Capabilities
JBC Machine’s older combination lathe lacked precision and reliability. A Weiler E50 flat-bed lathe with conversational control and Parat toolpost system brought tighter tolerances, simplified threading operations, and higher torque and r...

Published: 10/19/2017

Shop/Supplier Relationship is Critical to Success
A quartet of CNC machines supplied by T W Ward CNC Machinery Ltd. play a key role in enabling Cosmopolitan Engineering to consistently be a supplier of parts of all sizes and in all metals, including tool steels and titanium, for more than...

Published: 10/2/2017

Machines with Rotary Tables Increase Productivity While Maintaining Quality
Lie-Neilson Toolworks needed to increase throughput while maintaining quality. Ten FV-2 vertical machining centers, three TR210 rotary tables and an ST-20 turning center with bar feeders from Haas has resulted in a 10- to 15-percent i...

Published: 7/3/2017

Machine Communication Removes Operator Intervention
Gilson Co. needed a cost-effective way to produce thousands of parts. A fully automated cell from Gosiger Inc. reduced costs, improved quality and eased inventory management.

Published: 1/20/2017

Robotic Cell Cuts Cycle Time, Improves Part Quality
Sew-Eurodrive Inc. worked with Okuma America’s authorized systems dealer to design an automated cell that includes an automatic magazine bar feeder that loads 6-ft. lengths of barstock into the machine. The shop also switched to an Okuma twin ...

Published: 7/18/2016

Multitasking Machine Produces Unique Medical Part
A turnkey multitasking center from Methods Machine Tools Inc. helped the company produce a high-tolerance, high-quality part.

Published: 7/1/2016

Turning Precision into Power
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc. needed the power to turn large workpieces to very tight tolerances. ProfiTurn H lathes from WaldrichSiegen brought high accuracy and minimal downtime.

Published: 4/1/2016

Dedicated Multitasking Machine Is the Answer for a Complex Medical Part
Precision Swiss Products Inc. needed a machine that could accommodate a dedicated job with a unique material/application. A Nakamura AS-200 multitasking center with chip-management system from Methods Machine Tools produced enabled production of hig...