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Published: 7/1/2014

Advantages of a B-Axis Swiss-Type
Learn how a Northeastern shop leverages a Swiss-type lathe with a B-axis milling spindle to produce small batches of complex parts.

Published: 4/21/2014

Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
Integrated conveyor. Removable guide bushing. Simple cellular configuration. These are just a few of the turning center design elements highlighted in our April Modern Equipment Review Spotlight.

Published: 7/22/2013

How Swiss-Type Machining is Different
When you go from using a conventional CNC lathe to using a CNC Swiss-type for the first time, your thinking changes. Doug Paoletta of Encompass Swiss Consulting says there are five differences.

Published: 6/19/2013

Making Small Parts
It still amazes me how small some of the parts can be in our industry. Although it looks like it might be just a chip, this medical component has an 8-thousandths hole through it with four mills along the sides.

Published: 6/7/2013

More Automation at Aztalan
Aztalan Engineering uses machining automation technologies such as robots and a pallet system, but there is even more automation going on in this shop.

Published: 5/30/2013

Video: Swiss-Type Machining Explained
This Chicago-area contract manufacturer has found success explaining his shop’s capabilities to purchasing professionals by creating a YouTube page. This video explains the shop’s latest capability: CNC Swiss-type machining.

Published: 1/25/2013

Marshall Manufacturing Chosen to Produce DrillStops
 Marshall Manufacturing Company was chosen by Dr.Emil Verben to manufacture DrillStops.

Published: 5/20/2011

New to Swiss-Types? You’re Not Alone
As builders push Swiss-type lathes to new levels of versatility, increasing numbers of job shops are adopting these machines for the first time.

Published: 3/22/2011

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

Published: 11/12/2008

Lights-Out Benefits
Here are some pointers for working towards successful untended operations.