Absolute Machine Tools to Host Oktoberfest Open House

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Besides beer and German food, the event will focus on productive turning and multitasking machines as well as automation. 


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Absolute Machine Tools Inc. will host its Oktoberfest Open House at the company’s Mason, Ohio, Technical Center October 24, 2019. The event will focus on machine tools designed to increase productivity, including turning machines ranging from CNC gang-style lathes to multi-slide, multi-axis screw machines, as well as sliding-headstock Swiss-types and fixed-headstock hybrid machine. 

“Our Oktoberfest event will combine Bavarian food, beer, and fun with solid information and application guidance regarding high-productivity machine tools and machining systems,” says Steve Ortner, president. Registration details can be found at absolutemachine.com/event/oktoberfest.

The event will also cover automation, including seven-axis cobots for entry-level collaborative automation to full-blown Mitsubishi and FANUC robots for machine tending and part inspection.

New horizontal, dual independent spindle machining technology from PCI will be demonstrated with several part examples such as large automotive components. 


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