Linear Five-Axis at Die Tech & Engineering

Video about using linear motor 5-axis machines at Die Tech & Engineering in Wyoming Michigan near Grand Rapids. Simultaneous five axis contour milling of hardened tool steel.

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Challenges presented in doing DTE's work are centered on keeping costs down while maintaining quality. “Time-to-market is increasingly important,” DTE President William Berry emphasizes. “We need to be globally competitive when quality requirements are higher than ever.” Two distinctive capabilities on their new machines each have a great impact on DTE’s time-to-market—linear drives and five axis.

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Video: Todd Schuett has worked with machinery and tooling since 1974. His background includes sales and marketing, applications engineering, teaching CNC programming, and developing/selling computer applications and networking. Today as president of Creative Technology Corporation (, he focuses on marketing for manufacturers through photography, video, website development and writing.


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