Competition can be brutal in the aerospace supply chain. To help your shop stay competitive on job bidding, these new machines can hit your bottom line by saving more time and labor, processing ever more complex parts quicker and more accurately – and doing it all with less of that extremely expensive material.
If the manufacturer is able to move past the sticker price and examine the dollars spent making the part, or the cost per part, a multitude of qualities can factor into the machine tool’s return on investment. Here are some reasons why a less expensive piece of equipment is not always the obvious choice.
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.
helps shops reduce costs, increase throughput and improve quality while adapting quickly to a constantly shifting production schedule.
The MMC2 flexible manufacturing system from
Wisconsin job shop Lindquist Machine adapts to the changing economy by increasing its presence in the nuclear energy market and adding wind energy customers with the help of an FT 3500 horizontal boring mill.
They are their exclusive dealer of CNC machine tools and automation systems in the state of Michigan.
They are the first CNC machine tool builder to be ISO 9001:2015 certified.
The Dallas facility will serve the defense, aerospace, medical, automotive, energy and construction industries.
The 4-axis H 14000 horizontal machining center from Heller Machine Tools is ideal for machining large pumps and housings for power and fluid transmission.
Take a closer look at some of the newest equipment that can help contract manufacturers meet the machining, micro machining, and laser processing demands for smaller and more complex surgical implants, orthotic devices and medical instruments that are being made from newer materials – and still hold their costs down.
The a51nx-5XU 5-axis horizontal machining center from Makino enables manufacturers of complex medical parts to obtain the highest levels of utilization and efficiency.