Hard Thread Turning Shortens The Process Chain

High precision hard turning techniques are enjoying ever greater popularity in the metal processing industry. By shortening cycle times and increasing flexibility, high precision hard turning has advantages over grinding in particular when it comes to processing complicated parts such as spindle nuts or threaded spindles in the hard state.
Lathes: Articles

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. 

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Lathes: Industry News

Romi Appoints Jones Machinery as New Distributor

The new dealer for Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio will offer Romi sales and service including application assistance, training, repair and spare parts.

GMTA Announces a New Hire and Plans for an Open House

GMTA named Maik Schminke the manager of controls engineering and programming and announced plans for an open house. 

DMG MORI Manufacturing Days Event Draws High Number and High-Caliber Attendees

DMG MORI announced record attendance at its inaugural Manufacturing Days event, the Open House of the Davis factory.


Lathes: Products

Competitively Priced Line of Accurate CNC Lathes

The VivaTurn 2Sm has 22 in swing over the bed, a 10 in hydraulic chuck, 3.1 in spindle bore, and a 12-position live tool turret. The VivaTurn 4Cm has 28 in of swing over the bed, a 10 in hydraulic chuck,  3.1 in spindle bore, and a 12-postiion power tool turret. 
VivaTurn slant bed CNC lathes from SMTCL-Americas come in a simple 2-axis configuration with standard FANUC 0i-TD control, NSK Bearings, and a hydraulic tailstock.

1:4 Live Tool Speed Multipliers

Speed multipliers from Heimatic are provided as axial or radial drilling and milling heads, with either external or internal coolant design, and mounting configurations to suit virtually any machine tool turret set-up, including all VDI and BMT sizes.   
These 1:4 live tool speed multipliers from Heimatec come in 24,000 rpm max styles, available for all popular live tool lathes currently on the market.

Collet-Ready CNC Turning Center for Soft/Hard Turning

The T42SP MSY SUPER-PRECISION® turning center from Hardinge provides grinding like qualities with overall continuous machining accuracy of three micron. This turning center features an A2-5, 16C collet-ready spindle providing cutting closest to the spindle bearings for the industry’s best part rigidity at 6,000 rpm, 42 mm bar capacity,  and 11 kW spindles (main and sub). 
The T42 T42SP MSY SUPER-PRECISION® turning center from Hardinge achieves overall axis repeatability of .76 micron, part roundness of .25 micron and part surface finish of .15 micron.