By: Chris Koepfer
With each edition of IMTS, AMT - The Association for Manufacturing Technology, the show’s sponsor, comes up with new ways to capture attendees' attention and help them become better informed about the manufacturing world we inhabit.
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Rotary transfer machining is one proven solution for high volume machining. Today’s CNC rotary transfer machines provide more than “set it and forget it” production; they are flexible enough for high mix and low volume production demands.
Robot loading and unloading of the workholding that is used in the machining center facilitates the ability to change jobs during an unattended run.
Recognizing that advanced machine tool technology can be used as a highly effective energy-saving tactic, Okuma offers ECO Suite to reduce power consumption.
When one shop employee learned that her employer, Forest City Gear, was purchasing an IM Series automated inspection machine from Keyence, she looked forward to the time it would save on incoming inspection of gear blanks from outside suppliers.