TURNING MACHINES

Modulated CNC Turning: How a Reversal in the Tool Path Can Deliver Greater Cutting Speed

UNCC researchers introduce modulation into the tool path. Chip breaking was the goal, but higher metal removal rate is an intriguing secondary effect.

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Quick-Change Tooling Improves Swiss Lathe Profits

Horn USA has developed quick-change tooling systems to drastically reduce set-up and toolchange times for Swiss-type lathes, including those with through coolant.

Simmons Now Offering Niles-Simmons Machines in North America

Simmons Machine Tool Corporation will offer Niles-Simmons precision CNC machining centers in North America through its Niles Technical Application Center.

Tormach 8L Lathe Promotes Affordable CNC Turning

Tormach’s new 8L Lathe offers a capable, compact CNC turning machine for shops and individuals on a budget, with PathPilot software and a unique 5C spindle.

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.

Index President/CEO Retires, Announces Replacement

Cris Taylor will take over as the president and CEO of Index Corporation after Tom Clark retires at the end of 2020. 

High-Production Multitasking Becoming More Flexible

Platforms such as multi-spindles and rotary transfer machines remain well-suited for high-volume production but are now more accommodating to smaller batch sizes.

Romi's C Series Lathes Offer Flexibility

Romi’s C 420 CNC lathe features a distance between centers of 39" (1 m), while the C 510 has 59" (1.5 m) between centers, giving manufacturers flexibility in the length of the work they can machine.

Index MS32-6's Flexible Tool-Slides Reduce Changeover Times

IMTS Spark: Index’s next generation MS32-6 six-spindle automatic lathe brings the benefits of multi-spindle technology to a broader range of applications thanks to a flexible tool-slide platform that reduces changeover times.
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Hwacheon’s Hi-Tech 750A YMC Precisely Turns Large Parts

IMTS Spark: Hwacheon’s newly introduced Hi-Tech 750A YMC is designed to machine high-precision, heavy-duty parts.
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Knuth's Servoturn 410 NC Lathe Provides Secure Construction

IMTS Spark: Knuth Machine Tools USA has added the Survoturn 410 NC to its portfolio of turning machines.
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Fuji Machine's CSD-300II Twin-Spindle Lathe Achieves High Productivity

Fuji Machine’s CSD-300II front-facing twin-spindle lathe is said to achieve greater productivity with the help of faster robot traverse and turret indexing speeds.

Quick-Change Tooling Improves Swiss Lathe Profits

Horn USA has developed quick-change tooling systems to drastically reduce set-up and toolchange times for Swiss-type lathes, including those with through coolant.

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A Better Way to Cut Hard Metals and High-Temp Alloys on Swiss Lathes

New tooling for Swiss-type turning centers is designed for titanium, high temperature nickel alloys and other difficult materials with improved thermal management.

Index's MS32-6 Multi-Spindle Lathe Reduces Changeover Times

Index’s next-generation MS32-6 six-spindle automatic lathe is designed to bring the benefits of multi-spindle technology to a broader range of applications.

Is Robotic Automation the Key to Drawing (and Keeping) New Employees?

Robotic automation is transforming a job that was perhaps a machine operator’s least-favorite work assignment into one that is not a heavy lift.  

Mazak's Mega Turn 900M VTL Handles Large Cast Iron, Steel Workpieces

Mazak’s Mega Turn 900M vertical turning center is designed to combine turning and secondary machining operations for efficient processing of large cast iron and steel workpieces.

Kaast's C-Turn Teach-Style Lathes Feature Vibration-Damping Construction

Lathes in Kaast Machine Tools’ C-Turn series are made with high-tensile-strength Meehanite castings for vibration damping.

DMG MORI's CLX 750 Turning Center Designed for Long-Shaft Work

DMG MORI’s CLX 750 universal turning center is designed for workpieces weighing up to 600 kg and measuring 1,290 mm in length.

Romi's C-Series Lathes Accommodate Parts Weighing 110,000 lbs

Romi's C series of heavy-duty flatbed CNC lathes are built with monoblock cast iron beds for optimum rigidity, accuracy and performance.

Deep-Hole Drilling Automation Is More Than Part Load/Unload

Automation inside deep-hole drilling machines can be more valuable than part handling outside of them.

Mazak Offers Quick Turn 200/250 Turning Centers with Gantry Robot

Mazak offers the Quick Turn 200/250 series of multitasking turning centers configured with a GR100 gantry robot for “done in one” part processing and fully automated loading/unloading.