Enhanced Vertical Machining Center Efficiently Machines Multiple Workpiece Surfaces

The simultaneous five-axis design from Mazak increases automation integration capabilities and more rapid machining.


Fully Tool-Changeable Electric Spindles Increase Machine Tool Speed

The iSpeed5 system from NSK America features eliminates the need for operator intervention and achieves spindle accuracy of less than 1 micron.


High-Precision Vertical Milling Machine for Part Processing Reliability

Launch of GF Machining Solutions’ MILL P 500 three-axis vertical milling machine offers functions for high precision, reliability, productivity and flexibility.

Mazak’s All Axes LIVE Event to Feature Advanced Technologies for Today’s Manufacturing Challenges

The company will unveil its new INTEGREX i-H series and NEO machine models and showcase optimized gear machining, driving continuous improvement in the manufacturing space.


VMC Line Offers Jig Milling Accuracy with Machining Center Productivity

Mitsui Seiki offers machining center technology and jig borer precision in one machine with its J-series CNC vertical machining centers. 

Cutting Tools

High-Speed Spindle Series Harnesses High Coolant Pressures for Small Cutters

Tungaloy launches the iteration of its HPC SpinJet line, an easily adaptable tool which uses coolant pressures of up to 70 bar (1,015 psi).

Cutting Tools

Shoulder Milling Cutter Handles Versatile Operations and Materials

Walter USA’s Xtra-tec XT M5130 is engineered for processing reliability, cost efficiency and increased production.

Machine Combines Processes for Finished Parts in Fewer Setups

The Lumex Avance-25 combines selective laser sintering (SLS) with high speed milling (HSM), which is commonly called hybrid additive manufacturing. 

Design & Mfg. Software

VIDEO: How to Machine a Football

We are in the heat of football season, so what better time to showcase how a football is machined.This video shows a model American Football being created out of 6061 Aluminium with a Toyoda UX-570 5 axis machine with a 3D offset toolpath: 0.032 dia cutter mounted in a Typhoon HSM Jet Spindle using thru spindle coolant at 36,000 RPM and 400 IPM.

High-Speed Machining for Direct Volumetric Machining of Solid Models

Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM® software for maximizing programming efficiency of CNC machine tools and a Cimatron company, announced today the availability of GibbsCAM VoluMillTM Solids, a new option for the high-speed- machining (HSM) of solid models directly within GibbsCAM.

Business Strategy

High-Speed Mill Keeps Tight Tolerances, Increases Efficiencies

Busy moldmaker turns to HSM to boost productivity and remain competitive in both the domestic and foreign arenas—and realizes time savings of up to 60 percent.


How to Achieve Efficiency in Graphite Electrode Milling

A look at the technological advancements of HSM centers that provide the efficiency and quality required for milling graphite electrodes, particularly small electrodes with intricate features and thin-walled characteristics.

Mold Materials

Molding Success Through Automation

HSM technology helps U.S. moldmaker maintain world-class productivity and business growth.

Business Strategy

Maximum RPM Machining: Necessities of High-Speed Moldmaking

Mold shops will thrive if they practice an ‘all-aspects’ process to HSM, which includes the machine, cutting tool, toolholder, proper balance and application support.

Cutting Tools

Cutting Tool Selection Impacts the Outcome of Hard Metal Machining

Effective cutting tools for the HSM of hardened die steel is an effective solution to a more profitable and easier machining process.


HSM Equals Accuracy and Precision at Less Cost

A California moldmaker makes the most of state-of-the-art machine tool and design technology to deliver competitive advantages for a medical device customer.

The Steps to High-Speed Machining

The transition to high-speed machining (HSM) is necessary to compete in today's global mold market.


HSM Hikes Moldmaking Productivity

Achieving the full benefit of high-speed, hard-mold machining requires insight into tools and processes.

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