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.
#analysis #leadership #vmc

Machines Sport Several Productivity-Enhancing Features

Mazak Corporation will spotlight its quick turn 250MSY multi-tasking machine, QT-Primos 100 turning center with GR100 gantry loader and the VCN-570C vertical machining center at SOUTHTEC 2019.
#vmc #turning

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.
#vmc #fiveaxis

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.
#vmc #fiveaxis

2019 Technology Review: Machining

MoldMaking Technology’s 2019 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide offers some of the latest highlighted products and services from supplier companies from a variety of categories, including machining.
#workholding #supplychain #vmc

New Machining Center Built for Speed and Precision

Makino announces the F5 Pro6 vertical machining center designed to provide rigidity, accuracy and agility for machining complex, 3D contoured geometries.
#vmc #fiveaxis #amerimold

Tradeshow Tuesday: On Display at IMTS 2018, Part 4

Check out this slideshow to see some of what is on display out on the show floor.
#workholding #imts #vmc

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Machining

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including machining.

Haas Automation Celebrates Thirty Years of the Haas VF-1

In 2018, Haas Automation celebrates 30 years of the Haas VF-1 vertical machining center. The company will celebrate with a “Very First” campaign that culminates with the debut of the very first VF-1 at IMTS 2018 in Chicago.

Micro-Mold Demonstration Highlights Collaboration

Mold Craft Inc. demonstrates micro-injection molding NPE2018 with a Wittmann Battenfeld press and a Sodick vertical molding machine.

ATC Provides Ample Workpiece Storage for Unmanned Operation of Machine

The 32-position Auto Work Charger on the Mazak Variaxis i-300 five axis vertical machining center accommodates workpieces up to 13.779" in diameter, 12.401" high and weighing as much as 135 lbs.
#vmc #fiveaxis

Dual Spindle Design of Vertical Machining Center Increases Productivity

Doosan Machine Tools says its DMP 500/2SP vertical machine center is highly productive, compact and reliable.

Five-Axis Rotary Table TAP Suitable for Small Vertical Machining Centers

Exsys Tool Inc. says that its five-axis rotary table tap enables users to upgrade vertical machining centers without incurring the expense of a new machine.
#auxiliaryequipment #vmc #fiveaxis

Machine Center Has Two Spindles and ATCs for Increased Productivity

Doosan says that its DMP 500/2SP effectively doubles productivity by machining two parts simultaneously and by reducing work loading, unloading and idle times.

Vertical Machining Center Has Automatic Pallet Changer for Simplified Workpiece Loading

Kitamura’s Mycenter-2XD Sparkchanger is a vertical machining center that is suitable for three-axis machining.

Technology Showcase: More Case Studies for Moldmaking

This week’s Tech Showcase brings yet more case studies featuring the practical application of products for moldmaking.