Machining Centers

Mazak Compact Simultaneous 5-axis Machine Features Auto Work Changer

Mazak’s versatile VARIAXIS i-300 simultaneous 5-axis vertical machining center is now even more flexible and efficient with the addition of a high-capacity Auto Work Changer (AWC). Designed for automated small- to medium-size part-processing operations, the new VARIAXIS i-300 AWC excels in machining aluminum and other nonferrous metals for a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, medical and automotive.

KTM Meets Company Growth Challenges by Expanding PTC CAD and PLM Environment, Deploying ThingWorx Navigate, and Embracing the PTC Subscription Model

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that KTM has significantly increased its use of Creo® software and Windchill® software. KTM also selected ThingWorx® NavigateTM role-based apps for company-wide data management and fast and easy departmental access to relevant Windchill data. The extended portfolio enables KTM to increase productivity to achieve its continued growth targets. Additionally, KTM has switched to PTC’s subscription licensing model to facilitate cost and planning flexibility.

Hyundai Wia KF series – Fast and Versatile High-end Vertical Machining Center

KF series is the next model of F series such as F400/F500/F650, which is one of the representative machines among HYUNDAI WIA’s vertical machining center line up. It has a modular design according to the specification of the main spindle, and the KF series is applicable to various industrial sectors from general job shop to high end molding industries.

Mazak Drives Faster, More Precise Component Production at PRI

At the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show, taking place December 7 – 9 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Mazak demonstrated how its latest machine tools provide the speed, precision and processing flexibility necessary for the prototyping and production of components for racecars, trucks, dirt bikes, dragsters, boats and other high-performance vehicles.

Okuma introduces new entry-level vertical machining centre for 5-axis operations

Okuma adds the GENOS M460V-5AX to its ever-growing portfolio. With its simultaneous 5-axis machining capability, the affordable machining centre delivers swift and efficient parts production for the tightest tolerances. When manufacturing complex aerospace components or performing one-chuck multi-sided operations, operators benefit from superior quality and capability without having to compromise to reduce costs.

Compact Simultaneous 5-axis Machining Center With Auto Work Changer “VARIAXIS i-300 AWC”

Recently the demand for automation systems for small, complex workpieces, such as those found in the medical equipment and aerospace industries, for the production of a wide variety of parts in small lot sizes is increasing. Yamazaki Mazak has developed the VARIAXIS i-300 AWC in response to this increasing demand based on MAZAK FMS production expertise accumulated over many years.

New machine model C 650 from Hermle

The Hermle company has developed the C 650 to extend its Performance Line series with a major step upwards, and now provides three machine models for economical 3 and 5 axis machining. The Performance Line is positioned below the High Performance Line consisting of models C 12, C 22, C 32, C 42, C 52 and C 62, and it very nearly matches their performance capabilities. The only differences are to be found in the accessory diversity, the price and of course the naming.

Automated precision milling in the medical technology sector

Fetzer Medical GmbH & Co. KG employs tailored yet universally flexible Hermle machining centres in its role as an OEM partner manufacturing a wide range of surgical instruments and medical technology components to customer specifications.

Productivity with a small footprint

At the Swiss company Imoberdorf, highly productive automated rotary transfer machines are the focus of development. Special attention is given to providing increasingly small and compact designs.