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Published: 10/11/2005

Rotary Transfer Machine’s Flexibility Spurs Shop’s Growth
Initially purchased for a high-volume job, this rotary transfer machine proves an efficient tool for short- to medium-run family-of-parts jobs as well.

Published: 2/18/2005

Montioring Tools On A Rotary Transfer Machine
For this precision machining firm, tool monitoring is extending tool life, improving machine uptime and reducing cycle times.

Published: 4/27/2004

Gearing Up For High-Volume Automotive Parts
CNC rotary transfer machines are helping this shop make the transition.

Published: 2/27/2004

CNC Transfer Machine Boasts Short-Run Flexibility
More and more manufacturers are requiring their precision machined parts suppliers to enter into just-in-time (JIT) relationships in which smaller order quantities are supplied at more frequent intervals.

Published: 7/15/2003

Closing The CNC Price Gap
Applying CNC technology to the manufacturing of precision parts is generally accepted as a premium that one must pay for the advantages over conventional actuation systems. Increasingly, however, the gap is narrowing as economies of scale for produc...

Published: 5/15/2003

Making Transfer Machines More Flexible
Are your lot sizes too big for machining centers but too small for dedicated transfer machines? Here's a solution.

Published: 10/15/2002

Getting To Know Grob
With some familiar names in the machine tool building business fading away recently through mergers, acquisitions, or shutdowns, it may be interesting to learn of an unfamiliar or little known machine tool builder.

Published: 9/15/2002

Machine Both Shaft Ends Simultaneously
If your production operations include shaft work, you will want to know about this rotary transfer machine, which produces up to 30 shafts per minute by machining both shaft ends simultaneously.

Published: 5/15/2002

Filling The Gap Between Single- And Multi-Spindle Machines
What do multi-spindle screw machine users need/want in their next machines? Five features are mentioned most frequently by customers: flexibility; easy changeover from one job to the next; ability to use readily available off-the-shelf tooling; grea...

Published: 5/15/2002

A Diet Of High Volumes, Long Runs
Suggest a strategy of high volumes and very long runs, and many screw machine houses grow anxious. Add that the high volumes are for automotive customers, and the anxious soon become squeamish—except in the case of this supplier. It thrives on the v...