Turret adapted clamping units and quick-change tooling systems have helped a company use its new turning centers more effectively, so it can win new business in a competitive environment.
Cox Manufacturing’s commitment to standardization, from the parts it makes to its machine controls and apprenticeship program, is an important factor in its growth.
The process of gaining approval to supply aircraft parts to Boeing directly was long and difficult for Automatic Products, but the potential growth and stability have made the journey worthwhile.
Cobots can improve efficiency, innovation and growth, but companies that buy them without well-defined objectives could be wasting a lot of money.
By grinding the entire workpiece contour in a single operation, the Grindstar can produce large batch sizes economically, making it an alternative to turning for the automotive industry.
A machine shop’s old CAM system held it back from efficiently using its new three-turret turning center, but upgrading its software has helped it save time and money.
The event held May 14-16 at Mazak’s technology center in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, included technology, education and networking elements.
Eastec 2019 featured manufacturing technologies including software, inspection, cutting tools, automation systems and machine tools for industries ranging from aerospace and medical to automotive and more.
When a precision manufacturer wanted to rebuild the production process for a medical part made on a rotary transfer machine, its metalworking fluids supplier provided more than a new cutting oil.