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Published: 4/20/2018

Mill-Turn Saves Time and Meets Market Demands
The Siemens Norwood Large Drives motor factory reduced setup times and met customer demand by purchasing a WFL M80 mill-turn capable of fluting, a process that can remove 60 percent more material with each pass than existing machines’ wel...

Published: 12/1/2017

Shop’s New Combination Lathe Offers Increased Flexibility, Capabilities
JBC Machine’s older combination lathe lacked precision and reliability. A Weiler E50 flat-bed lathe with conversational control and Parat toolpost system brought tighter tolerances, simplified threading operations, and higher torque and r...

Published: 10/19/2017

Shop/Supplier Relationship is Critical to Success
A quartet of CNC machines supplied by T W Ward CNC Machinery Ltd. play a key role in enabling Cosmopolitan Engineering to consistently be a supplier of parts of all sizes and in all metals, including tool steels and titanium, for more than...

Published: 10/2/2017

Machines with Rotary Tables Increase Productivity While Maintaining Quality
Lie-Neilson Toolworks needed to increase throughput while maintaining quality. Ten FV-2 vertical machining centers, three TR210 rotary tables and an ST-20 turning center with bar feeders from Haas has resulted in a 10- to 15-percent i...

Published: 7/3/2017

Machine Communication Removes Operator Intervention
Gilson Co. needed a cost-effective way to produce thousands of parts. A fully automated cell from Gosiger Inc. reduced costs, improved quality and eased inventory management.

Published: 1/20/2017

Robotic Cell Cuts Cycle Time, Improves Part Quality
Sew-Eurodrive Inc. worked with Okuma America’s authorized systems dealer to design an automated cell that includes an automatic magazine bar feeder that loads 6-ft. lengths of barstock into the machine. The shop also switched to an Okuma twin ...

Published: 7/18/2016

Multitasking Machine Produces Unique Medical Part
A turnkey multitasking center from Methods Machine Tools Inc. helped the company produce a high-tolerance, high-quality part.

Published: 7/1/2016

Turning Precision into Power
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc. needed the power to turn large workpieces to very tight tolerances. ProfiTurn H lathes from WaldrichSiegen brought high accuracy and minimal downtime.

Published: 4/1/2016

Dedicated Multitasking Machine Is the Answer for a Complex Medical Part
Precision Swiss Products Inc. needed a machine that could accommodate a dedicated job with a unique material/application. A Nakamura AS-200 multitasking center with chip-management system from Methods Machine Tools produced enabled production of hig...

Published: 1/15/2016

Loyalty Bolsters Shop’s Growth
This shop has found its groove with four Ganesh CNC machines that have proven to deliver the performance and quality the company and its customers expect.