MMT ZONE: Machining


5-Axis VMC Provides Speed, Precision for Complex Mold Machining
MoldMaking Technology

Makino, amerimold Booth 317

From Craft to Science
MoldMaking Technology

For this shop, efforts to adapt to technology that reduces the need for human labor have driven a fundamental and ongoing shift to a more standardized manufacturing process.

Trumpf Laser Cutting Machine Handles Variety of Materials, Thicknesses
MoldMaking Technology

The TruLaser 3030 fiber solid-state laser cutting machine from Trumpf is designed to handle a variety of material types and thicknesses.

Angling for “Big” Advantages in Automotive Tooling
MoldMaking Technology

This shop hopes to capitalize on growing opportunities in a different market by adding to its large-part machining capacity.

Building a Mold in Fewer Setups
MoldMaking Technology

Current machine tool technology can reduce complex elements of moldmaking while increasing mold quality and accuracy.

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Machining (via the machine tool and cutting tool) shapes metal workpieces. Understanding both traditional and advanced machining techniques is critical to overcoming the various dimensional and finish challenges associated with mold machining. Processes include milling, drilling, grinding, high-speed machining, five-axis, hard milling, micro machining, large mold machining, multi-tasking, waterjet and laser. Workholding is also important.
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