Milling Machines

Going Deep: Oil and Gas

As the oil and gas industry explores new technology to innovate, minimize costs, and help contribute to achieving a lower-emissions environment, equipment and parts suppliers must dig deep to find ways to reduce their costs, improve their delivery times and increase component quality. Here are some of the latest machine tools and other equipment that can help them get the job done.
Milling Machines: Articles

Well Ahead of the Game

Investing in 5-axis machining has enabled this machine shop to be more competitive in their core oil and gas business and boosted opportunities for them to diversify into new energy and power generation markets.

Under the Hood: Automotive Machining

New powertrain components. More sensors and electronics parts. Increasing part complexity. Difficult to cut materials. Faster delivery. How do automotive suppliers navigate to profitability through this stormy sea of lightweighting and driverless cars? 

Flying High: Aerospace Machine Tools

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.

How to Win at Titanium Machining

Machine builder Fives Cincinnati discovers how an innovative spindle connection key can achieve new levels of metal removal on industry-leading “super-profiler” operations.

Boring Mill Fuels Energy Sector Expansion for Machine Shop

Milwaukee Machine Works expands its energy sector business into wind turbine gearbox housings, fluid end manifolds for the oil/gas industry, and other oversized components up to 10 ft long and weighing up to 7,000 lb with a new large capacity dual-pallet Giddings & Lewis MC 1600 from Fives.


Milling Machines: Industry News

DMG MORI Continues Partnership with Porsche

Their goal is to win another hat trick with the Porsche 919 Hybrid in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

TriMet Opens New Office in Kansas

This Wichita facility will be fully equipped to provide contract manufacturing and metrology services, from product design to quality control.

GF Machining Solutions Adds Sales Support in Western Region

Stephan Haight and Matthew Wicks now handle sales, respectively, for milling machines and EDM systems.


Milling Machines: Products

Robust Machining of Tough Materials for Aerospace and More

The FZH400 Horizontal Machining Center and compact FZ40 CNC portal milling machine from Zimmermann are ideal for machining hard materials, aluminum and composites.

Hybrid Milling and Advanced Machining for Demanding Operations

These new 5-axis machining centers from C.R. Onsrud are tailored to the demands of higher loads and larger work volumes in aerospace, automotive, medical and defense applications.

Productive Squaring and Chamfering of Square and Rectangular Blocks

The You Ji DSM series of duplex milling machines from Absolute Machine Tools is ideal for two-sided, four-sided or six-sided production squaring and chamfering of square and rectangular workpieces.