MACHINING CENTERS

Fabricator's Toolroom Becomes Captive CNC Machine Shop

Toolroom problem-solving yields high-production profit when a sheet metal fabricating business accepts a difficult machining contract.

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A More Affordable Approach to 5-Axis Large Part Machining

Shops that machine large aluminum parts don’t have to pay millions of dollars for a machining center just to get the work envelope they need. There is a more affordable alternative, and it’s manufactured in the USA.

Niigata Engineers HN80E-5X for Maximum Rigidity

Niigata’s HN80E-5X Five-Axis Horizontal Machining Center features a heavy-duty construction that improves rigidity and part accuracy.

Palmgren Launches Deluxe Vertical Turret Milling Machine

Palmgren’s Deluxe Vertical Milling Machine includes several new standard features that enhances the machine’s usability.

Kitamura's Five-Axis Machining Center Promotes Accuracy

Kitamura’s Mytrunnion-5G five-axis vertical machining center is designed for maximum accuracy in and capability for complex five-axis machining.

Mazak Showcases Production Line with Virtual Campus Tour

Mazak Corporation has launched a 360-degree virtual tour allowing manufacturers to examine its production line and facilities from anywhere in the world.

Expand Machinery's GenMill 5X-12 Eliminates Multiple Setups

Expand Machinery’s GenMill 5X-12 five-axis simultaneous milling machine centers rigidity and accuracy in its construction, while its powerful CNC enables simultaneous machining.

Romi's GL Horizontal Turning Centers Maximize Accuracy

Romi’s new generation of GL two-axis horizontal turning centers use built-in cooling technology and the latest CNC software to ensure increased accuracy and longer tool life.

Fives Debuts New Machining Center With Five-Axis Tilt Head

Fives’ new Giddings & Lewis HMC 1250 with Liné Machines’ five-axis tilt head provides a flexible, modular horizontal machining center for metal and composite machining.

Onsrud's Hybrid Mills Streamline Large Metal Manufacturing

C.R. Onsrud’s five-axis Hybrid Mill machining centers helped Aerospace Fabrications streamline its products’ machine times by as much as 40%.
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Expand GenMill VMC's Frame Damps Vibration

Expand Machinery’s GenMill 4024 has a Meehanite processed cast-iron frame that provides a high-strength cutting platform for vibration damping and efficient metal removal rates.

DMG MORI to Present Digital Event

On October 9, DMG MORI will present the U.S. portion of its digital event, which will cover automation, digitization, and product and service solutions, among other topics. 

Online Conference Provides Hands-On Experience With Machines

Mazak’s All-Axes Live teleconference provides shop owners with the opportunity to have as close to a hands-on experience as social distancing will allow.

Taking an Automated Aerospace Approach

A flexible manufacturing system helps an Indiana job shop run a high mix of aerospace work for long stretches of time and function more like a contract shop.

Okuma’s MCR-S Roughs, Finishes Press Dies in One Setup

Okuma's MCR-S double-column machining center reduces cycle time to rough and finishing press dies in one setup.

Kitamura Announces New VP of Sales, Distributor

Kitamura has announced that Dave Lucius is joining its leadership team as vice president of sales for the Americas, and that Tipton Technologies is its new exclusive representative in northern Ohio. 

Gear Making Machines Designed for Robotics Industry

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool launches FR series of precise, efficient hobbing and gear shaping machines.

Mitsui Seiki J Series VMC's Thermal Sensors Maximize Accuracy

Mitsui Seiki J Series VMCs are designed to maximize accuracy in precision boring, milling, drilling and tapping.

More Machining in Less Space

Ganesh T500 vertical machining centers offer fast machining capabilities in a very compact machine.

Solid Construction and Fourth Axis Are Highlights of Shop’s Newest VMC

A vertical machining center with a fourth axis from Kent USA enables Mega Industries LLC to serve national laboratories quickly and accurately.
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Five-Axis Conversational Programming from a Solid Model

This CNC feature imports a 3D solid model from which operators can perform conversational-type programming even for five-sided machining applications.

Growing a Job Shop into a Full-Service Manufacturer

By maximizing employee satisfaction, adding fabrication and other services, and always keeping open machine capacity, Square Deal has grown from a seven-person job shop to a full-service manufacturer that employs hundreds.