TURN-MILLS

Precision Machining for the Medical Industry

Here’s a machine with the flexibility to provide consistent results on complex, high-value medical parts, working from bar to box with minimal human intervention.

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. 

Mill-Turn Enables Multitasking, Single Setup Machining

Starrag’s Bumotec s191 mill-turn center can reduce lead times by completing a range of different tasks in a single setting.

Micromachining Turns Images of the Queen into Tiny Portraits

Engineers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Center (AMRC) used a turn/mill center to reproduce a series of tiny portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, down to only 1.4 mm wide, onto brass.
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The Story Behind a Machining Background Photo

The photo I added to my LinkedIn page shows the application of nifty CNC technology enabling a turn-mill to machine a complex medical device complete. It certainly seemed appropriate.
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Nakamura JX-250 Offers Large Machining Area Envelope

Unit allows maximum part length and performing left and right simultaneous machining

Quicktech Turn-Mills Feature Integrated 6-Axis Robot

The machines are designed to perform complex milling with standard live tools, and an optional 360˚ B-axis extends milling capabilities

MX-100 Multitasking Machining Center Equipped with 15-hp Upper Tool Spindle

An 8,000-rpm milling turret offers 12 tool stations with 24 indexing positions.

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.

A New Approach to Turning

In a world-first live demonstration, Ceratizit showed its High-Dynamic Turning process during the company’s Open Days 2019 in Austria. The technique uses a turn-mill center’s milling spindle to perform the turning process.

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Taking a Big Step

This Indiana shop made a leap from manual machining and basic CNC technology to a sophisticated turning cell and has not looked back. It's been a customer driven transition.

Multitasking Capabilities Help Shop Stay Ahead of Orders

With the new Okuma CNC lathe multitasking production center, this company is increasing the size of its net, going after new markets, taking a hard look at aerospace engine coolers and a large array of medical applications.

Software Simplifies Turn-Mill Operations

An international player in the highly competitive aeronautics, automotive, defense and optical industries makes the most of software for multitasking program verification and optimization.

Turning Machines Help Firearms Supplier Achieve Rapid Growth

Working closely with its machine tool supplier, this firearms manufacturer has quickly expanded its lineup of turning machines to deliver quality products and faster delivery.

Multitasking Helps Pressure the Competition

To produce a completely U.S.-made product and keep the pressure on its off-shore competition, an industrial pump manufacturer leveraged its multitasking capabilities with other resources for internal efficiency.

RoboDrill EcoPlus Offers Large Tool Capacity and Increased Speed

These high-speed machining centers offer milling, drilling, tapping, deburring and chamfering. 

Starrag XXL Mill-Turn Center Designed for Large Workpieces

Starrag’s XXL milling/turning center offers accuracy because of its rigid design and hydrostatic guide concept.

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.

Turning Technology at the Forefront at Index Open House

Index Group welcomed a large assembly of existing and potential customers to its Open House 2019 event in March at the company’s plant in Reichenbach, Germany.