MACHINING CENTERS

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.

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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.

Takumi H10 Double-Column Machining Center Features 15,000-rpm Spindle

IMTS Spark: The Takumi H10 double-column machining center features a 15,000-rpm inline spindle with a Big Plus Cat 40 taper.
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Milltronics TRM3016 Toolroom Mill Offers Large Travels

IMTS Spark: The TRM3016 from Milltronics is a toolroom mill that offers travels of 30" × 16" × 20".
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Mazak's Variaxis C-600 VMC Eases Entry into Full Five-Axis Machining

IMTS Spark: Mazak Corp.’s Variaxis C-600 vertical machining center includes features intended to reduce the intimidation factor of full simultaneous five-axis machining while also easing automation integration.
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Cincinnati Inc., Multiax America Form Partnership

“Because an overwhelming majority of BAAM-printed parts require secondary machining, we’ve had a goal to partner with a leading CNC machine manufacturer for some time,” says Alex Riestenberg of Cincinnati Inc.

Hurco's VM One Is a Reboot of Familiar VMC

IMTS Spark: Hurco has updated its familiar VM1 with the revitalized VM One model for small shops and startups.
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Ibarmia's ZVH 55 L2200 Enables Horizontal, Vertical Turning, Milling

IMTS Spark: The ZVH 55/L2200 multitasking turning and milling machine from Ibarmia with fixed table and moving column architecture is designed for a variety of work.
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Vcenter G135 VMC Designed for Heavy-Duty Applications

IMTS Spark: The Vcenter-G135 from Fortune International is a heavy-duty vertical machining center with a 6,000-rpm, high-torque CT-50 spindle and 67" Meehanite cast base.
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Enshu's WE30V Includes Device for Automatic Part Transfer

IMTS Spark: Enshu USA introduces WE30V vertical machining center with an integrated E-Loader, a built-in automatic part transfer device.
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Portal Milling Machine Provides Years of Smooth Operation

Neuman & Esser uses their eight-year-old Droop+Rein from Starrag as a “workhorse” for complete machining.
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Starrag's STC-MTV Five-Axis Mill-Turns Specialize in Hard Metal Machining

IMTS Spark: Starrag’s STC-MTV five-axis multitasking HMCs are designed for hard metal machining in such sectors as aerospace and oil and gas.
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Standardizing on the Mazak Brand Eases Shop’s Training Process

Choosing a single brand of machine tools enables Ketchie Inc.’s operators to be self-sufficient. They can quickly learn to set up and program virtually any machine in the shop.
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Large Equipment Offerings Buoyed by New CNC

To complement the strengths of many of its larger machine tools, Tarus has added a Heidenhain CNC to benefit those manufacturers seeking high-quality contour surface milling capabilities.
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Hard Milling Replaces Hand Grinding in Finishing Die Components

A focus on repeatability, geometric capabilities and speed led this manufacturer of fine-blanking machines and components to embrace hard milling as its go-to finishing process, eliminating hand grinding.
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Soraluce's Bridge Mills Available in Fixed- or Traveling-Bridge Configurations

Soraluce’s CNC bridge mills, available from Select Machining Technologies, are designed for machining large and complex components.

YCM's DCV2018A-5AX Machining Center Features Stable Construction for Aerospace Work

YCM’s DCV2018A-5AX machining center, part of the Aero series, is designed to provide high speed and efficiency for aerospace applications.

JTEKT Toyoda Americas To Host VIP Days Event

The company will unveil its latest CNC machine tools, integrated automation systems, turnkey engineering services and Internet of Things solutions.

Multi-Pallet Machines Help Shop Produce Ventilator Components

NRL & Associates’ business plan relies on using multi-pallet machines for unattended machining, so when two of its customers increased production of ventilators, the shop quickly brought in a new multi-pallet machine and automation system to meet the demand.

Video: Hurco Machining Center Adapted Into N95 Mask Production System

CNC machines can do more than we think. They are automation platforms for insourcing.

Methods MB 450U Performs Simultaneous Five-Axis Machining

The MB 450U bridge-type machining center from Methods Machine Tools performs simultaneous five-axis work thanks to its FANUC control.

For 3D Printed Implant Maker, CNC Machining Is Capacity Constraint

Additive manufacturing is realizing its promise for scale production during the coronavirus period, but machining is an essential downstream capacity need that has to be expanded to keep up.
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