Hybrid Multi-Tasking Machine Includes Five-Axis Capability

Originally titled 'Multi-Tasking Machine Includes Five-Axis Capability'

Mazak’s VC-500 AM hybrid multi-tasking machine includes additive and subtractive part processing and full five-axis capability, both features that help shops reduce time to market and cut R&D costs.

Mazak’s VC-500 AM hybrid multi-tasking machine includes additive and subtractive part processing and full five-axis capability and additive technology. Both of these features help shops reduce time to market and cut R&D costs, the company says.

According to the company, the machine is a culmination of Mazak’s building of multi-tasking machines, experience with fiber laser technology, additive knowledge and the Kentucky Mazak iSMART Factory manufacturing operations.