Heavy Machining for Even Heavier Lifting

This heavy duty lathe removes an amazing 600 kg of material from a 1,400 kg solid steel billet in less than 4.5 hours, leaving a finished and fully machined cylinder body weighing only 800 kg.
Lathes: Articles

How Hard Thread Turning Shortens The Process Chain

Figure 1. High rigidity allows higher process forces: Hembrug turning machines are especially suitable for high-precision hard turning.
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.

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

Okuma Earns ISO Certification

They are the first CNC machine tool builder to be ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Reliable Metalcraft Invests in New Capabilities

They add tool and die, engineering and machine tool capabilities to meet unique specifications in new products offered to their clients.

John Force Racing and Hurco Announce Multi-Year Deal

(l-r) David Plank; Cory Miller, the general manager of Hurco North America; and John Force, the chief executive officer of John Force Racing Inc. 
and 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion.
The five-year agreement enhances the development and production capabilities of JFR and their Force American Made machine shop with Hurco equipment.


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Medical Machining: Machine Tools

The F-Series vertical machining center from Makino provides stiffness and rigidity for chatter-free cutting, agility for high-speed /hard-milling and accuracies for tight tolerance blends and matches typical of complex, 3D contoured geometry associated with medical production.
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.

Intelligent Multitasking Lathe for Process Intensive Medical Parts

The heavy-duty MULTUS U3000 is a general purpose, multitasking two-saddle CNC lathe from Okuma America that combines a comprehensive package of Intelligent Technologies with a sturdy platform for long-term rigidity and accuracy that is excellent for machining process-intensive parts used in medical applications.
The MULTUS U3000 general purpose, multitasking two-saddle CNC lathe from Okuma America reduces setup time, improves accuracy and keeps non-cutting time to a minimum.

Lathe Cuts Production Time on Medical Parts with Improved Output and Profitability

The SW-20 Swiss-type Automatic Lathe from Star CNC is equipped with cutting-edge software for exceptionally high speed machining of complex components such as bone screws, implants and surgical instruments that require precision and quality for medical applications.
The cutting-edge software on the SW-20 Swiss-type Automatic Lathe from Star CNC processes complex bone screws, implant and surgical instruments with exceptionally high speed, precision and quality.