Machining Centers

Two Turrets, Two Spindles, Two Approaches

Mazak has many options when it comes to turning centers with Multi-Tasking capabilities. Two such machine series, Mazak’s MULTIPLEX Series and HQR Series, accomplish this in different ways.

Kitamura’s all NEW high speed, compact #40 HMC – Mycenter-HX300iG

Kitamura Machinery, the premier manufacturer of precision horizontal, vertical and 5-axis machining centers, introduces the all NEW, high speed, compact #40 horizontal machining center – Mycenter-HX300iG. 20% smaller than our 400mm, without sacrificing power, accuracy or reliability.

Automotive Shops: How to Drive Success

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Shops throughout the automotive industry face many common challenges from part quality and cost reduction to the most critical factor – on time delivery. While the challenges are the same, the approaches to manufacturing and part machining can differ greatly from one tier to the next.

Automated Manufacturing Systems Spur Growth And Confidence At SEW Eurodrive

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SEW Eurodrive of Lyman, S.C., first began looking into automated manufacturing systems during the late ’90s. The company sought automation as a means to enhance efficiency and competitiveness. SEW appointed a team to begin researching automation solutions to help improve productivity, growth, safety and quality of life for their employees.

Milling Precision in 3D Mould Components

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From developing initial models and prototype tools to making moulds for large batch series of injection mould components – discover how the technology firm Langer Group has used the high-performance, 5-axis C 60 U CNC machining centre from Hermle to streamline its manufacturing capacities.

Mazak VC-500A/5X Delivers High Accuracy, Affordable Full 5-axis Machining

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Made in Kentucky, the VC-500A/5X Vertical Machining Center has a trunnion-style rotary/tilt table that allows for the accurate, cost-effective processing of small complex parts via full 5-axis machining. The machine also features the MAZATROL SmoothX CNC that allows for easier programming and faster part cycle times, in either EIA or MAZATROL conversational.

New HURCO VM5i Machining Centre Gets Back To Basics

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Over the years, Hurco’s entry-level machining centre, the vertical-spindle VM1, evolved into the more capable VM10 and the manufacturer has continued to improve the specification. Linear travels have been extended, a larger toolchanger is provided, spindle speed and rapid traverse are both faster, and a spindle chiller and through-spindle coolant have been added.

STAMA machine tools at the AMB 2016

One of the most anticipated international machining exhibitions, AMB, was hosted again this year from the 13th to the 17th of September. The event took place in Stuttgart, where more than 1.300 exhibitors showcased their current machining centers, workpieces, innovative software solutions and new technologies.