“First, think about what you are doing and why,” emphasized Ken Conklin, the director of the Methods Dealer Network for Methods Machine Tools, when he shared his advice on how to implement five-axis machining in mold manufacturing.
Mitsui Seiki’s VGi20A machine combines grinding, multitask machining and automation strategies, minimizing production time and maximizing accuracy and repeatability.
Mitsui Seiki’s VGi20A Ball Screw Nut Grinding Multitasking Machine can complete multiple operations in a single setup, reducing processing time by 66%.
DMG MORI’s DMF 200|8 offers DMG MORI’s customary stability for traveling column machines while enlarging the work area for new die and mold possibilities.
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Methods Machine Tools offers a highly productive, reliable and operator-friendly VMC solution, the OKK VB53a, which maintains several features for high rigidity and accuracy.
This mold shop owner built his shop with a focus on relationships, and this has become a clear advantage, as the industry works through the impacts of the coronavirus. Sit back and watch this MMT Chat as MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges interviews two key members of the Eden team.
The support of new tool types with ANCA’s upgraded wizard-based BSB software improves productivity, lengthens tool life and makes for faster cycle times.
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Marposs launches its Artis GEMGP stand-alone tool monitoring solution for detecting process anomalies during metal cutting in machine tools.
According to Hexagon, the acquisition will accelerate the development of its Smart Manufacturing portfolio.
Microtech Precision sticks with Mitsubishi EDM (and milling) technology to optimize machining capabilities for molds, dies and more.
Emily Probst, Senior Editor with Modern Machine Shop reached out to me to chat about our 2020 Leadtime Leader Winner Precise Tooling Solutions to learn about key business aspects of this winning specialty manufacturer to share with her CNC machine shop readers.
Hybrid additive/subtractive machining produces highly accurate parts from metal powders that are melted and sintered using a laser while surfaces are precisely milled at high speeds.
RCO Engineering using a monitoring system to monitor setups, idle time, programming, and quality checks, reducing CNC machine downtime.
With rigidity, power and speed, the Blohm Profimat XT from United Grinding excels at machining large parts with high stock-removal requirements.
The Walter Helitronic Power 400 offers precise, flexible tool production from United Grinding. A Tool Studio software heightens accuracy with a 3D simulation of parts.
GROB Systems offers its Access Series five-axis machining centers featuring U.S.-built basic models G350a and G550a for almost unlimited application and best machining quality.
United Grinding’s latest product, Mägerle MFP 30, maintains emulsion and oil coolant capabilities and has an integrated tool changer.
The Walter Helitronic Raptor Diamond achieves short cycle times, improved performance and is particularly well-suited for shops that do not require automatic tool support systems or automatic grinding wheel/electrode changers.
United Grindings’ Studer S41 and S131R cylindrical grinding machines are well suited for manufacturing dies and general grinding applications respectively.