#FIVEAXIS

Machining

Double Column Machining Center Series Provides Highly Responsive Movement

YCM Technology introduces the “Aero” series of next generation high performance double column multi-axis DCV2018A/B-5AX machining centers.

Machining

Five Axis Laser Technology Enhances Services

Wisconsin Engraving Company has added five-axis laser technology to enhance its services.

Machining

Five-Axis Machining Centers Offer More Complete Production of Precision Hardened Cavities

Mitsui Seiki introduces its Vertex type III five-axis machining center series to complement the company’s traditional jig borer, jig grinder, and larger jig mill lines.

Machining

Five-Axis Machining Requires Fewer Setups for Parts with Complex Geometry

Maximum Mold Group displays the benefits to having a large capacity five-axis CNC.

Machining

Five-Axis Machine Achieves World-Class Performance for Tighter Tolerances

Takumi USA introduces the U800 to its five-axis product line-up. The U series was developed to achieve world-class performance for the die and mold, aerospace and other high speed applications that require tighter tolerances.

EDM

Milling, Wire and Sinker EDM Equipment Optimizes Production

MC Machinery features several of the company’s innovative milling, wire and sinker EDM equipment.

Machining

On-Machine Inspection Eliminates Machine Interruption

Jingdiao’s online measurement and intelligent modification technology measures parts on the machine, eliminating interruption of the continuous production process.

Machining

On-Machine In-Process Inspection Improves Machining Accuracy

High-speed machining with on-machine in-process inspection, machining management, and control technology reduces machining time and eliminates manual bench work.

Machining

Unique Five-Axis CAM Programming Helps Moldmaker Meet Strict Specs

When it comes to hard milling and tough surface finish requirements, X-Cell Tool finds one CAM software’s approach answers the call for perfection.

Machining

Linear Five-Axis Machining Center Minimizes Crossbeam Deformation

The Linmax B-3040 linear five-axis machining center sold by Dynamic International offers a box in box, symmetrical design to drive at the center of gravity, minimizing crossbeam deformation after long periods of usage.

Machining

How to Eliminate Chatter

Here are techniques commonly used to combat chatter and guidelines to establish a foundation for optimizing the moldmaking process.

Machining

Methods Machine Tools Introduces Brand of Vertical Machining Centers

Methods Machine Tools, Inc.’s new line of three-axis vertical and five-axis bridge type machining centers offer an affordable, accurate and reliable best-in-class mid-range machining solution.

Machining

Machining Centers Provide Quality, Reliability, Accuracy and Longevity

Methods Machine Tools offers three-axis vertical machining centers and five-axis bridge type machining centers designed for the high accuracy, five-axis simultaneous machining.

Workforce Development

MMT Readers Top-Viewed Content for October 2019

Looking at all the content MoldMaking Technology has presented in October 2019, here are the top 10 most-viewed features, blogs and videos.

Machining

Cutting Edge Strategies for Optimizing Milling and EDM

Makino Technology Expo focuses on high-precision machining and digital technologies to advance moldmaking.

Machining

MC Machinery Introduces New EDM Machines and More at National Open House

Focus on new EDM technologies and milling strategies shows attendees how they can optimize production.

Machining

Five-Axis Machine Modifications Reduce Cycle Times

Expanding the capabilities of a portal milling machine reduced cycle times and improved quality of large-section automotive and truck molds. 

Mold Materials

Makino Continues to Raise the Bar on Machining Technologies

Packed with information to help attendees advance moldmaking, and more, Makino’s Technology Expo shows the company’s commitment to its customers’ successes.

Automation

Seasoned Moldmakers and Advanced Technologies Give Del-Tool A Cutting-Edge Advantage

For Del-Tool Co. Inc., a seasoned crew using automation, five-axis CNC and shop management software is the edge needed for continued success.

Machining

Vertical Machining Center Designed for Fast and Easy Five-Sided Parts

Milltronics Europe B.V. will unveil its VM250IL-5x five-axis vertical machining center at EMO 2019. Utilizing the Milltronics Series 9000 control, the VM250IL-5x is designed for fast and easy five-sided parts.

Machining

Hybrid Vertical Machining Center Features Friction Stir Welding Capabilities

Mazak will spotlight the advanced capabilities of several of the company’s machines, including the VTC-300 FSW Hybrid multi-tasking vertical machining center that features friction stir welding (FSW) capabilities, at WESTEC 2019.

Cutting Tools

Machine Tool Builder Stresses New Strategies for Serving Moldmaking Customers

A new facility, new compact CNC and new customer service strategy for moldmaking customers is celebrated at Zimmermann open house. 

Machining

Zimmermann Open House Showcases the FZ33 Compact

Moldmakers who machine a lot of aluminum or composites can benefit by the compact but large capacity milling machine from Zimmermann.

Machining

EMO 2019: Driving Tomorrow’s Production

Themed "Smart technologies driving tomorrow's production," the world's leading metalworking trade show, EMO Hannover 2019, already counts 2,107 registered exhibitors from 47 countries, organizer VDW (German Machine Tool Builders' Association) reported during a preview event held at the Hanover showgrounds in July. About 80 international journalists and 40 exhibitors convened to hear what's new for this year's show (to be held from September 16-21, 2019), which is once again set to attract around 130,000 visitors.