MMT ZONE: Machining

Flexible High-Speed Mold Machining
Use this planning guide to identify the right double-column machining center to fit your mold machining needs. more (+)


See Latest CAD/CAM Tools and Technologies at Esprit World Conference
MoldMaking Technology

ESPRIT World Conference 2016 will be held June 6th through June 10th in Naples, Florida, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort.

Mold Shop Adds Five-Axis Machining
MoldMaking Technology

Creative Blow Mold’s services include product design, engineering, prototyping, fabrication, precision machining, assembly and inspection.

High-Speed Machine Spindles Reduce Cycle Times
MoldMaking Technology

Designed to reduce cycle times in a variety of operations, NSK America’s HES series of machine spindles includes two models: the HES510, programmable from 5,000 to 50,000 rpm, and the HES810, programmable from 20,000 to 80,000 rpm.

Modular Clamping System Cuts Setup Time, Boosts Machine Utilization
MoldMaking Technology

Single Source Technologies FCS modular clamping system (Breyl) is designed to provide quick, custom setup options for unrestricted access to five workpiece surfaces, enabling moldmakers to spend less time on setups and more time on machining.

Sko-Die Acquires Harig Stamping Business
Modern Machine Shop

The acquisition will enable Sko-Die to diversify the segments it currently serves.

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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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New Products

Mold Shop Adds Five-Axis Machining
Creative Blow Mold Tooling 5/25/2016
High-Speed Machine Spindles Reduce Cycle Times
NSK America Corp. 5/20/2016
Modular Clamping System Cuts Setup Time, Boosts Machine Utilization
Single Source Technologies 5/13/2016
Self-Centering Vises Clamp Parts for Five-Axis Machining
Hirschmann Engineering USA, Inc. 5/4/2016
Small Machining Center Produces Small Workpieces
DMG MORI 2/22/2016
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Hurco Companies Inc.