VMC

New Machining Centers Improve Moldmaking Workflow

Westminster Tool has shifted the workflow in its moldmaking department to incorporate high-speed five-axis and, as a result, cut lead times and reduce the need for wire EDM. 
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Four New High-Performance Milling Techniques for 3D Machining

With many 3D milling applications demanding both shorter cycle times and smoother surface finishes, it’s time to review how you go about programming and machining parts. These four strategies will let you rough dramatically faster and achieve astonishingly fine surface finishes.
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Kitamura Signs Distributor Partnership with Next Industries

Kitamura has named Next Industries the exclusive distributor for its machining centers, accessories, spare parts and software in Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky.

Compact Milling Center from Trak Opens Possibilities

The VMC2 from Trak Machine Tools is full-featured milling center with a compact footprint. 

Mazak VC-Ez 20 Provides Cost-Efficient Vertical Machining

Mazak’s VC-Ez 20 three-axis vertical machining center with onboard Mazatrol SmoothEz CNC offers an affordable, compact option for reliable, precise machining.

Methods Expands VMC Automation with Revised JobShop Cell Pro

Methods Machine Tools has revamped its JobShop Cell with a new Pro model that accommodates multiple infeed and outfeed options for high-mix, medium-volume machining.

Mazak Takes Entry-Level Machine Tools to New Heights

A new machine series aims to address the immediate and longer term requirements of job shops by lowering cost barriers to acquiring manufacturing technology without foregoing capability or compromising performance.

Methods Optimizes Three-Axis MV 1600H for Large Workpieces

Methods Machining tools has released its MV 1600H three-axis vertical machining center, which it says can quickly and precisely machine large workpieces.

Palmgren Launches Deluxe Vertical Turret Milling Machine

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Four New High-Performance Milling Techniques for 3D Machining

With many 3D milling applications demanding both shorter cycle times and smoother surface finishes, it’s time to review how you go about programming and machining parts. These four strategies will let you rough dramatically faster and achieve astonishingly fine surface finishes.
#highspeedmachining #micromachining

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.

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.

Romi's D-Series VMCs Feature Big-Bore, 40-Taper Spindles

Romi’s D series of vertical machining centers is designed for productivity, robustness and precision.