This almost three minute video shows the process of machining a bone screw on a Swiss-type lathe.
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’s M532 VIII and L12X have added capabilities to improve productivity.
The company offers a new line of live and static tools for Swiss-Type CNC automatic lathes.
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.
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.
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.
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/Rem Sales presents the SS38MH-5AX and LaserSwiss machines.
PMTS 2019: Tsugami/Rem Sales’ 38 mm chucker, B0386-III, is a convertible Swiss-type CNC lathe.
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.
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.
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.
PMTS 2019: Swistek’s SW528-Y2 Swiss-type turn-mill machine is said to bring precision, reliability and speed to shops.
PMTS 2019: The Nexturn SA-32PYII Swiss lathe’s exchangeable rotary synchronous guide enables changeover from guide bushing to non-guide bushing.
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.
Working closely with builders can help shops ensure that new machine tools are a success.
Drive technology, tooling, rigidity and modularity make Tornos' Swiss Deco line of Swiss-type lathes suitable for a range of industries.
After the investment was made in a new Swiss-type lathe, not only was this company management’s expectations exceeded by the machine’s performance and efficiency, but the lathe is now included in plans for future applications.
The compact, 12-mm, five-axis Swiss-type CNC lathe is the smallest LaserSwiss the company offers.
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.
Heimatec’s new line of live and static tools for Swiss-type CNC automatic lathes are designed for most Citizen lathes.
WhizCut’s WhizHold line is a range of toolholding and workholding products developed for Swiss-type lathes that can set up a Swiss lathe with precision tools as collet holders, collets and revolving ends.