MACHINING

Single-Brand EDM Arsenal Helps Moldmaker Speed Services for Diverse Clientele

Microtech Precision sticks with Mitsubishi EDM (and milling) technology to optimize machining capabilities for molds, dies and more.

Haimer USA partners with Titans of CNC organization

The collaboration will focus on developing and delivering global, high-level manufacturing education to make machinists more efficient and productive. 
#education

Machine Monitoring System Achieves Enhanced Data Availability

Heidenhain’s StateMonitor system avoids unnecessary downtime and bottlenecks, and enables machine data to be available on any device no matter the user’s location. 
#industry40

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Machining

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Machining.
#supplychain

Indexable Gun Drills Feature Guide Pads for Eco-Friendly Machining

Tungaloy’s FH3135 grade guide pads retain high thermal crack resistance when used with water soluble oils, offering an eco-friendly alternative to machining. 
#drills

Cutting Tools and Accessories Deliver MRO Needs

Dormer Pramet offers a comprehensive range of MRO drills, surface treatments and more for increased reliability and cost-effective results. 
#drills

How to Design and Analyze the Right Clamping System

The use of innovative clamping systems to optimize the moldmaking production process requires consideration of five factors based on Industry 4.0 principles.
#tips #workholding #analysis

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.

Hydraulic Clamping Module Ideal for Demanding Maching Operations

Schunk launches a hydraulic clamping module for machines with pallet changer that combines compact dimensions, high pull-down forces, an integrated lifting function and a complete monitoring function.

LS Mold Inc. Discusses the Importance of Flexibility and Being Helpful

Rolling with the tides: how a Michigan mold builder has weathered economic storms for over 50 years

VIDEOS

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.

How to Eliminate Chatter

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

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. 

VIDEO: 2020 Leadtime Leader Winner Shares Business Strategies with CNC Machine Shops

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.
#fiveaxis #leadtimeleader

Control Offers Higher Spindle and Axis Dynamics During Manufacturing Process

Heidenhain Corporation launches the Gen 3 version of its high-end TNC 640 control for machine manufacturers and end users looking for forward-thinking manufacturing capabilities.

Hybrid Milling Machine Effectively Vents Gas

Matsuura Machinery USA Inc.’s Lumex technology makes effective mold/gas venting possible and improves the quality of molds.

Five Axis Laser Technology Enhances Services

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

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.

Automatic Tool Changer Designed to Increase Production Process Efficiency

Cheto Corporation announces an automatic tool changer that enables automatic switching between drilling and milling for the company’s machines.