SWISS-TYPES

Advancements in Thread Whirling Tooling Technology

Many understand the advantages of thread whirling on a CNC Swiss-type. However, new tooling technology for this thread-machining process can further improve cycle times and reduce cost per part.

The Precision Machining Technology Show: Live and In-Person!

PMTS 2021 will be one of the first opportunities for the metalworking industry to personally connect during a live event in over 18 months! This industry thrives on personal connection, and seeing how the machining processes work in person. Register today!

Maier Offers Swiss-Type, High-Pressure System and Swiss Bar Feeders

PMTS 2021: The company’s Swiss bar feeders, both 3 m and 4 m, come with integrated high pressure, and FANUC Robo Drills with many options.
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Expand Machinery’s Genturn-52 CS Simplifies Setup, Reduces Costs

Sliding headstock machine has no guide bushing, thus simplifying setup while reducing job expenses and setup time.

7-Axis Swiss Lathe Features Built-in Motor Spindle

Machine is built for rigidity, accuracy, reliability and ease of use.

NexTurn SA-20B Swiss Lathe Offers 7-Axes

Machine is built for rigidity, accuracy, reliability and ease of use.

Tsugami B-Axis Swiss-Type Machines Complex Shapes

Swiss CNC Lathe cuts precise angles and sculpted contours, reducing number of required tools and decreasing changeover time.

Carving Out a Niche in CNC Plastics Machining

This Vermont shop focuses solely on machining plastics — some filled with abrasive glass — for a range of industries. That makes it stand apart from others, but means it also faces challenges that metal machining shops often don’t encounter.

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.

MCC Lathes Improve Productivity, Operating Convenience

MCC’s M532 VIII and L12X have added capabilities to improve productivity.

Swiss Shop Turns Precision into Profit

The quality demands for micro-machined parts are swiftly increasing. Shops must be ready and willing to adjust their machining strategies to fit the need.

Manufacturing Data Collection and Management Transforms Swiss Shop

A New Hampshire high-volume precision solutions manufacturer and an innovative software solutions provider have collaborated in upgrading the shop’s data collection and organization methods, maximizing output and competitiveness.
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Platinum Tooling's Tool Program for Automatic Lathes

The company offers a new line of live and static tools for Swiss-Type CNC automatic lathes.

Video: See a Bone Screw Made on a Swiss-Type Lathe

This almost three minute video shows the process of machining a bone screw on a Swiss-type lathe. 

SX-38 Swiss-Type Automatic Lathe with Servo-Driven B Axis

Star CNC Machine Tool Corp.’s 38-mm sliding headstock lathe, the SX-38, is designed using slant-bed construction to ensure rigidity for the turret mounted tooling.

Burr-Free Micro Thread Whirling

Threading is usually the last operation when machining components, which is why the process needs to be reliable and highly precise. DC Swiss has developed an internal thread whirler, which leaves micro threads burr-free, even in demanding, hard-to-machine materials.

Electric Spindles for Swiss-Type Lathes

Eastec 2019: NSK America’s iSpeed 3 electric motor spindles are deisgned to enable Swiss-type CNC machines to mill at speeds up to 80,000 rpm with a spindle accuracy of less than 1 micron TIR.

Tsugami System Combines Swiss-Style Lathe and Laser Cutter

Tsugami/Rem Sales presents the SS38MH-5AX and LaserSwiss machines. 

Tsugami B0386-III Chucker Machines Large Diameter Parts

PMTS 2019: Tsugami/Rem Sales’ 38 mm chucker, B0386-III, is a convertible Swiss-type CNC lathe.
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Learn to Improve Production on Swiss-Types, Hybrids at PMTS

The PMTS 2019 schedule includes a Tech Talk about improving businesses by using the right tools on Swiss-type machines and a showfloor demo of a hybrid machine.

KSI Swiss-Type Machine Capable of Chucking

PMTS 2019: KSI Swiss’ TCM series of automatic lathes is said to include ample interior setup space and features chucking capabilities.

Star CNC Swiss-Type Lathe Offers Multiple Tool Processing

PMTS 2019: Star CNC Machine Tool’s SV-20R Swiss-type lathe features a gang slide and an opposing turret with a 360-degree programmable B axis for front and back operations.

Swistek's Turn-Mill Machine Eliminates Secondary Operations

PMTS 2019: Swistek’s SW528-Y2 Swiss-type turn-mill machine is said to bring precision, reliability and speed to shops.