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Flexible control makes shops more profitable – Hurco upgrades control’s technical specifications

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When software engineers at Hurco develop features for the Hurco control powered by WinMax® software, they focus on features that will make customers more profitable, according to the company. Additionally, the flexibility of the Hurco control is especially valuable for shops that have a high mix of parts because it is equally powerful for industry standard NC programming as it is for conversational programming.

Universal Turning in a New Dimension

With the IT600, the INDEX Group opens a new chapter in universal turning. Through the use of field-proven components, the flexible IT600 is designed to manufacture medium and small lot sizes up to batch size 1 of mold making, tooling and prototyping considerably faster and more economically than with conventional universal lathes. By the innovative…

Mazak showcases four new VARIAXIS models at EMO 2013

The new VARIAXIS machines, which can be found in the multi-tasking 5-axis zone of Mazak’s stand, located in Hall 27 number C61, include the i-700 T complete with turning function and the UK-built VARIAXIS i-500 equipped with Siemens control. The VARIAXIS j-500 the j-600/5X machines will also feature prominently. The VARIAXIS i-700 T answers market…

Hurco to Showcase New “i” Series Machines at EMO

Machines on display include the VMX42i 3-axis mill, the VMX42SRTi 5-axis mill, the VMX24HSi high speed mill, and the mill turn TMX8MYSi multitasking lathe with sub-spindle. All of these “i” series mills include UltiMotionTM, Hurco’s patented motion control system that simultaneously improves surface finish quality while reducing cycle time by up to 30 percent. Additionally,…

Automatic turning to perfection

  The compact machine design of the ABC65 with up to 3 simultaneously working tool carriers not only ensures high productivity, but also provides a high performance density with a main spindle of 65 mm bar capacity and a swivel counter spindle for extensive rear end machining. At only 5,5 m2 footprint (without bar loader),…

CAM by OPEN MIND: hyperMILL® 2013

Wessling (Germany), 16 September 2013 – OPEN MIND Technologies AG, one of the leading CAD/CAM software developers, is releasing hyperMILL® 2013. The many improvements and extensions found in the new version of this popular CAM software solution provide even more efficient usage of modern NC machines and cutting tools. At the same time, the software further cuts…

Renishaw’s game-changing contact scanning system opens up completely new process control opportunities for high-value CNC machine tools

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The SPRINT system incorporates a new generation of on-machine scanning technology that will deliver a step-change in the benefits of process control, enabling fast and accurate form and profile data capture from both prismatic and complex 3D components. Drawing on Renishaw’s partnerships with major businesses in key industrial sectors, the SPRINT machine tool scanning system…