TURN-MILLS

Turn-Mills

Metal Additive Manufacturing: Multitasking’s Latest Trend

Why are an increasing number of machine tool builders adding additive manufacturing to their equipment’s already versatile machining capabilities? Because additive and subtractive are complementary.
#additive

Turn-Mills

Precision Machining Technology Moving Shops Forward

New equipment and software continue to be developed to support the needs of production machine shops like yours. Here’s a sample of technology now on the market that can help you grow your operation and become more efficient.

Machining Centers & Milling Machines

Live Online Event Features Mazak’s New Technology

The All Axes Live event highlighted the newest technology from Mazak and enabled the more than 400 attendees to access 16 video on-demand demos for different featured machine tools. 

Turn-Mills

Mill-Turn Enables Multitasking, Single Setup Machining

Starrag’s Bumotec s191 mill-turn center can reduce lead times by completing a range of different tasks in a single setting.

Turn-Mills

Micromachining Turns Images of the Queen into Tiny Portraits

Engineers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Center (AMRC) used a turn/mill center to reproduce a series of tiny portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, down to only 1.4 mm wide, onto brass.
#micromachining

Turn-Mills

When a CNC Turn-Mill Doesn’t Turn

A shop in Big Sky Country uses a B-axis multitasking machine to produce complex, prismatic medical parts that require no turning complete from barstock.
#covid-19

Medical

The Story Behind a Machining Background Photo

The photo I added to my LinkedIn page shows the application of nifty CNC technology enabling a turn-mill to machine a complex medical device complete. It certainly seemed appropriate.
#medical

Turn-Mills

Nakamura JX-250 Offers Large Machining Area Envelope

Unit allows maximum part length and performing left and right simultaneous machining

Turn-Mills

Quicktech Turn-Mills Feature Integrated 6-Axis Robot

The machines are designed to perform complex milling with standard live tools, and an optional 360˚ B-axis extends milling capabilities

Bar Feeders

Making Waves with Lathe Automation

After years of relying on an extensive machining cell for part production, this marine equipment manufacturer has now reduced part handling and improved quality through use of single-setup lathes and automated loading and unloading.