Horizontal Machining Centers

High Speed Horizontal Machining of Largest Parts in Class

The HMC500 from OKK is built for speed and faster cycle times, with exceptionally fast automatic pallet and tool changers and the ability to complete deep boring operations without rotating the pallet.
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Horizontal Machining Centers: Articles

Hwacheon Names Nedler Vice President

Nedler was previously product manager – milling at Hwacheon. He has been with the company since 2012.
Hwacheon Machinery America has appointed Robert Nedler to the position of vice president of sales.

High Precision HMC Handles Extremely Heavy Workpieces

The working area of the NHX4000 reflects the high precision demands made in a circular accuracy of < 1.7 μm, with 1.3 in/sec feed in X and Y, as well as a 3.9 in radius to go hand-in-hand with impressive speed and dynamic values. The linear axes travel at speeds up to 39.4 in/sec, with acceleration values up to 9 m/s².
The heavy-duty NHX4000 horizontal machining center from DMG Mori ideal for machining 24.8 in x 35.4 in workpieces that weigh up to 880 lb.

Turnkey Fabricator Increases Capacity with New Horizontal Boring and Milling Machine

The new machine is a step up from its smaller predecessor, featuring a 20-by-10-ft envelope that can handle larger weldments as well as smaller pieces if needed.
ExacTech recently added an HNK Model HFB 150 CNC ram/floor horizontal boring and milling machine to its 91,000 sq ft heavy fabrication operation to enhance its customer service capabilities.

Advanced Machining Allows Subsea Valves To Handle the Pressure

Operating a DMG / Mori Seiki NL2500 at BEL Valves.
BEL Valves uses a variety of DMG / MORI SEIKI machine tools to meet its paramount need for reliability during production. 

Hurco Premieres New Web Series about Machinists

The new reality web series, CycleStartTM, was created to attract young people to the machinist trade and features machinists in their environment.
Hurco debuted a new web series at the Canadian Manufacturing & Technology Show (CMTS) during Student Day. 

 

Horizontal Machining Centers: Products

Mill, Drill, Grind Aerospace Parts on One Machine

The unique two-axis Programmable Coolant Nozzle (PCN) handles variations in wheel diameter and changes in cutting direction while maintaining ideal coolant flushing conditions. It also allows for intermittent NC-controlled, electrically powered rotary dressing that trues the wheel to reestablish profile geometry on the cutting wheel. 
The flexible G7 Grinder 5-axis horizontal machining center from Makino grinds, drills and mills aerospace blades, vanes, turbine disks and other complex components.

Highly Effective Machining of Small Aluminum Parts with 3D Contours

The a61nx-5E 5-axis horizontal machining center from Makino achieves highly productive and economical aluminum machining of small components with 3D contours.

Small Part Aerospace Manufacturing

Ideal for aluminum machining, the a51nx 400 mm high-speed horizontal machining center from Makino maximizes the average metal removal rate in both roughing and finishing applications.