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Published: 4/11/2012

Turning to an Alternative for Small, Complex Work
The QuickTech TT-42 from Absolute Machine Tools provides many of the same advantages as a Swiss-type lathe for small, complex parts that don’t justify the use of a guide bushing.

Published: 2/21/2012

Adding Swiss Machining to the Production Mix
In business since 1946, this Michigan shop has survived and thrived, and it is building up a CNC Swiss machining department to augment its banks of multi-spindle automatics.

Published: 1/11/2012

Advancing Manufacturing, Tomorrow and Today
A drilling solution improves the production of a component that is critical for correcting spinal disorders. Meanwhile, an apprenticeship program ensures that improvements like this one can continue into the future.

Published: 12/23/2011

Manufacturing Medical Devices for Today and Tomorrow
The pace of change in medical device design and manufacturing is rapid and is fueling demand for machine tool capability that not only reduces cost per piece today, but can open doors to producing new types of parts in the future.

Published: 11/18/2011

Finding Better Ways to Compete
This Indiana shop has reinvented itself to succeed in a tough market that many have abandoned to foreign competition—fasteners. It’s a story of change, response and adjustment that has allowed the company to navigate through mine fields of industry ...

Published: 10/20/2011

A Multi-Spindle and Swiss Combination
At the recently completed EMO show in Hannover, Germany, the world’s machine tool and metalworking industry put on the biggest exposition on earth.

Published: 8/19/2011

Attain Consistent Roundness and Concentricity Readings
The CNC Swiss-type lathe is finding an increasingly large market as non-traditional Swiss shops find its production advantages for small, precise and complex workpieces.

Published: 3/22/2011

Swiss-Type Sculpting Serves Complex Parts Complete
With capability for continuous cutting using a swiveling B axis tool post, this Swiss-type lathe enables users to machine complex, sculpted geometry without moving parts to another machine.

Published: 3/21/2011

Micro Grooving on Swiss Machines
In any turning application, grooving can be a critical, even challenging, operation.

Published: 3/10/2011

Why Shops Are Looking More to Swiss-Types
These days, more traditional job shops are installing—or at least eyeing—Swiss-types. Here are some reasons why.