MACHINING CENTERS & MILLING MACHINES

Medical Grows as Its End Market Slows

While the baby-boom generation inexorably falls apart, bone screws, plates, rods, artificial joints and less-invasive surgical fixes indicate a bright future for manufacturers of the parts needed to help keep “Humpty” together. The trick for medical-part makers is keeping up with the evolving technology needed to meet industry demands.
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Parts Cleaning Conference: Bringing Cleaning To Machining

Learn from cleaning industry companies about how to clean and protect metal parts safely and provide solutions and support to your shop.

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. 

Bantam Desktop CNC Machine Mills Aluminum Parts

Easy-to-use CNC machine pairs with intuitive software to enable product designers, educators and engineers to make, prototype and build right out of the box.

Automatically Optimize Your CNC Machining Feed Rates

New feed-rate-optimization technology can enable CAM programmers to reduce cycle times and increase tool life for milling and turning operations.
#techbrief

Romi’s D Series Vertical Machining Centers Built for Rigidity and Speed

These VMCs absorb vibration to allow consistent production of highly precise parts.

3D Printing vs. CNC Milling for Prototyping

Many factors, such as price, part size and material come into play when deciding whether 3D printing or CNC milling is the best method for making a prototype.
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Chiron Group Opens Digital Machine Tool Plant

Chrion's new Precision Factory was designed for production and assembly of its new 16 and 25 series of machine tools.

Mazak’s Quick Turn 250MSY and GR100 Add Automated Multitasking

The Mazak GR100 integrates into any of the Quick Turn 200/250 series machine models.

Methods Introduces its Own Brand of VMCs

Methods Machine Tools Inc. line of Methods branded three-axis vertical and five-axis bridge-type machining centers are all engineered and built to Methods' highest specifications and quality standards. 

FlexCNC G-Series VMC Machines Long Parts

Eastec 2019: FlexCNC’s G-series vertical machining centers are designed for face milling, helical milling, rough milling and drilling of large or long parts in a single set-up. 

Hurco BX40Ui Machining Center Designed for Rigidity

The Hurco BX40Ui five-axis CNC double-column machining center, with trunnion table mounted along the Y-axis, is said to combine performance and flexibility. 

Tongtai Vertical Machining Center Features Multi-Axes

PMTS 2019: Absolute Machine Tool’s Tongtai VTX-5 vertical machining center is a fixed column, moving table CNC milling and tapping center designed for high-volume machining.
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VMC Adds Mazatrol SmoothG Control

Mazak Corp. added the Mazatrol SmoothG CNC and Smooth Technology software to its VTC-330C vertical machining center.

W02-22 Integrates Robot and Storage Pallet

Multi-spindle, five-axis machine tools feature robotic loading and unloading and pallet storage for workpiece blanks and finished parts.

DNM 4000 VMC Machines Tough Materials

Doosan Machine Tools’s DNM 4000 compact VMC features a 12,000-rpm, 25-hp 40-taper spindle with 86 foot-pounds of torque and a Big-Plus dual-contact interface. 

MillPWR CNC Milling Machine Achieves Quick Cutting

600 UK’s Clausing MillPWR CNC milling machine is fitted with the Acu-Rite Control System, enabling users to create and program complex parts in minutes, manufacture one-offs and small batch components and use the fully conversational programming system for quick cutting.

Hurco BX40Ui Machining Center Designed for Rigidity

The Hurco BX40Ui five-axis CNC double-column machining center, with trunnion table mounted along the Y-axis, is said to combine performance and flexibility. 

Tongtai Vertical Machining Center Features Multi-Axes

PMTS 2019: Absolute Machine Tool’s Tongtai VTX-5 vertical machining center is a fixed column, moving table CNC milling and tapping center designed for high-volume machining.
#PMTS

VMC Adds Mazatrol SmoothG Control

Mazak Corp. added the Mazatrol SmoothG CNC and Smooth Technology software to its VTC-330C vertical machining center.

W02-22 Integrates Robot and Storage Pallet

Multi-spindle, five-axis machine tools feature robotic loading and unloading and pallet storage for workpiece blanks and finished parts.

DNM 4000 VMC Machines Tough Materials

Doosan Machine Tools’s DNM 4000 compact VMC features a 12,000-rpm, 25-hp 40-taper spindle with 86 foot-pounds of torque and a Big-Plus dual-contact interface. 

MillPWR CNC Milling Machine Achieves Quick Cutting

600 UK’s Clausing MillPWR CNC milling machine is fitted with the Acu-Rite Control System, enabling users to create and program complex parts in minutes, manufacture one-offs and small batch components and use the fully conversational programming system for quick cutting.