SWISS-TYPES

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.

Nominate Your Emerging Leader Now!

Entries for Production Machining’s 2021 Emerging Leaders are now open. Nominations are due by June 1st, 2021, and will be announced in the September edition of Production Machining.      

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.

MCC Lathes Improve Productivity, Operating Convenience

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

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.
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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.

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.
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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.
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NexTurn SA-32PYII Lathe Built for Rigidity

PMTS 2019: The Nexturn SA-32PYII Swiss lathe’s exchangeable rotary synchronous guide enables changeover from guide bushing to non-guide bushing.
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TNL20-11 Swiss-Lathe Capable of Independent Machining

PMTS 2019: Index’s TNL20-11 Swiss-type lathe applies as many as four tools simultaneously, and the lower turret is equipped with a backworking attachment capable of independent machining of the rear of a part.

Dry Swiss Machining in Medical

Continuing to build its reputation for creative solutions, this multi-faceted medical device component manufacturer took its Swiss machining operations to a new level to meet a customer’s market demands.

Collaboration is Key When Implementing New Machine Tools

Working closely with builders can help shops ensure that new machine tools are a success.