VMCS

VMCs

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.

VMCs

Twin-Spindle Machining Center Provides Fast, Accurate Axis Movement

Chiron is introducing its vertical twin-spindle five-axis machining center, the DZ08 FX Precision+.

NEWS

Orderfox.com Launches Website Tailored to United States

The move is part of an effort to “localize” the platform to meet the specific linguistic, market and measuring system differences between the various countries in which its users are based.

Die/Mold

VMC Helps Maker of Rowing Shells in Race to Bring Boats to Market

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 get its new product to market three years ahead of schedule. 

VMCs

Are U.S. Machine Shops Choosing to Stay Small for the Long Haul?

Spending plans offer a clue to the new way shops plan to expand their output.
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VMCs

Knee Milling Center Provides Programmable Three-Axis Control

Milltronics USA is introducing the VK4II CNC knee mill.

RBS Fourth-Axis Rotary Table Series is for Single-Axis VMCs

Koma Precision Inc.’s RBS fourth-axis rotary table series is suitable for single-axis VMCs and was built using a ball drive system featuring zero backlash, improved cycle times, energy conservation and a lifetime adjustment-free transmission system.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

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. 

Holemaking

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 large-part jobs you quote.
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VMC's Dual Spindle Design Doubles Productivity

Doosan Machine Tools America’s DMP 500/2SP vertical machining center is equipped with two spindles and two automatic-tool-change (ATC) systems and is designed for production job shops and high volume parts manufacturers.