VMCS

VMCs

How Steinway Machines Its Pianos

A custom-designed five-axis dual process CNC router allows a piano builder to machine a critical part more quickly, retaining the quality of tone for which it is known.

Additive Manufacturing

Hybrid Machine Enables Milling between Additive Passes

Sodick’s OPM250L combines additive metal manufacturing and high-speed milling into the same workspace, enabling single-process production of finished components.

CAD/CAM

Mills and Lathes with CNC Technology Increase Productivity

Southwestern Industries will exhibit its Trak line of mills and lathes featuring the company’s ProtoTrak conversational CNC language, designed to reduce time-consuming machine setups and enable less-skilled machinists to do higher-level work.

VMCs

Stainless Steel Can Be Heat-Treated to 50-53 HRC

International Mold Steel will introduce S-Star-A, a 420 stainless steel in the annealed condition that can be heat-treated to hardness of 50-53 HRC and will be stocked in plate form to 6" thick.

VMCs

VMC’s Double Column Design Benefits Surface Finish

Braun Machinery will exhibit the Takumi H10, a vertical machining center equipped with a FANUC 31i series control that is designed specifically for the die/mold industry.

HMCs

Variety of Angle Heads Enable Higher Tool RPM

Koma Precision offers custom-designed angle heads by Alberti, including fixed angle heads, offset angle heads, multiple-output heads and long-reach angle heads.

NEWS

MakeTime Receives $8 Million in Funding

The funding is led by Colorado-based Foundry Group along with the company’s initial investors.

NEWS

Hyundai Wia Appoints North America VP

Steve Pegram will be vice president over the United States, Canada and Mexico.

NEWS

Absolute Machine Tools Acquires Longtime Distributor

Machine Tool Technology-21 Inc. adds several machine tool sales and application specialists to Absolute’s Elgin, Illinois, Technical Center.

NEWS

Edge Factor Partners with Haas Automation to Film Virtual Field Trip, Career Profile Videos

The videos are part of the media team’s broader STEM education efforts.
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