Turning Technology at the Forefront at Index Open House
Index Group welcomed a large assembly of existing and potential customers to its Open House 2019 event in March at the company’s plant in Reichenbach, Germany.
From March 25 to March 29, Index Group welcomed a large assembly of existing and potential customers to its Open House 2019 event at the company’s plant in Reichenbach, Germany. Among the range of products and technologies featured were more than 20 turning machines and the company’s latest developments in its cloud-based iXworld platform. About 30 partner companies were also on hand to feature some of their latest innovations. Technical presentations also covered such topics as high-speed whirling, gearing technologies, in-process grinding and polygon turning. Check out the slideshow above for a look at some of the action from the Open House!
From a few live tools on a turing center turret, turn-mill has developed into true multitasking machining.
Every day, metalworking manufacturers contribute to the general and specific welfare of our nation’s economy by adding value and creating wealth. This New Hampshire shop has the added distinction of helping save the lives of our combat troops.
Introduced to the turn-mill machine tool design in about 1996, the Y axis was first used on a single-spindle, mill-turn lathe with a subspindle. The idea of a Y axis on a CNC originated from the quality limitation of polar interpolation and the difficulty in programming, not from electronic advances in controls or servomotor technology as one might commonly think.