By: Chris Koepfer
The company’s high efficiency roughing strategy, called Vortex, has been awarded the winner in CAD/CAM category at the MWP Advanced Manufacturing Awards held in England as part of the MACH exhibition held in early April.
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Even for those shops still manually programming their simple parts on Swiss machines, there are compelling reasons to automate the programming process now.
As precision part designs become more complex and the economic pressure to complete more operations in a single setup increase, turning center designs are changing.
This effective process creates a non-round shape on the inside or outside of a part.
Increased demands for high surface finish and close part tolerance create a greater need for manufacturers to purify coolants that are constantly being cycled through precision machinery.