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.
Experts
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

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.

HMC Turn-Cut Function Eliminates Need for Secondary Turning

Turn-Cut enables users to turn features on large, unbalanced parts on the same platform where standard CNC machining functions are performed, eliminating the need to purchase special-purpose machines, tooling, fixtures or add-on components. simplifies fixturing and reduces set up time.
Turn-Cut processes work on Okuma MA and MB series of horizontal machining centers without the need to use secondary machinery for a turning application. In some cases, it can also be retrofitted to an existing Okuma machining center.
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