Multitasking Machines

Shoot from the Hip

This orthopedics manufacturer achieves one hit machining in an automated lights-out environment using advanced turn-mill machines that take their custom implants for coated hip replacement to a whole new efficiency.
Multitasking Machines: Articles

Mazak Distributor Northwest Machine Opens New Building

Northwest Machine co-owners Tony Bailey (left), company president, and Joel Lundin (right), chief executive officer, outside the technology center in the company’s new headquarters in Rogers, Minnesota, where there will be a grand opening event April 30 – May 1.
Mazak's area manufacturers gain applications support, training and comprehensive production solutions.

A New Look at Pipeline Intervention

Machined pipes in the Badentoy plant. In the pipeline section, the tubes are 2.375 in to 14 in diameter and 40 ft long. They can also be slightly bent, which puts tremendous force on the machine tool bearings and toolpost.
The DMG Mori machine tools used by Hunting Energy Services play a crucial role in manufacturing well intervention equipment and threaded tubulars for the oil and gas industry.

Hyundai WIA Names New National Sales Manager

Crean brings more than 30 years sales and marketing management experience across a broad spectrum of machine tool builders and distributors.
Hyundai WIA announces the appointment of John Crean to national sales manager. 

Okuma America Hosts Technology Showcase

Members of Partners in THINC will demonstrate how peripheral equipment such as tooling, gaging, workholding, automation, and CNC control software can be integrated with Okuma technology to improve productivity. 
Okuma’s annual Technology Showcase event educates attendees on the latest technology from Okuma and members of Partners in THINC.

Okuma Announces New Member of Partners in THINC

Okuma, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce that Haimer, a leading provider of cutting-edge toolholding technology, has joined Partners in THINC.
Haimer will join 42 other members that collaborate to provide solutions to end-users and help to enhance productivity while maintaining lean operations.


Multitasking Machines: Products

Multitasking Machines

The Nakamura AS-200 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center from Methods Machine Tools features a single spindle, single turret in a heavy duty and compact machine for exceptional value. The standard package is well equipped with a powerful milling drive, together with a high-speed C-Axis and 82 mm stroke Y-Axis for accurate, finished parts.
Here is a review of some of the latest multitasking machines that can mill, drill, turn, thread, bore, or groove complex, contoured parts during one setup and offer shops the competitive advantage they need in market applications ranging from aerospace, oil/energy and medical to construction and general purpose fabrication.

Multitasking CNC Lathe for Aerospace, Oil/Energy, Medical and Construction Applications

MULTUS U Series lathes are equipped with an OSP-P300S control that reduces keyboard operations by 50 percent and maximizes uptime with its Collision Avoidance System.
MULTUS U Series general purpose multitasking CNC lathes from Okuma America are designed to reduce setup time, improve accuracy and keep non-cutting time to a minimum.

Economical Single-Spindle, Single-Turret Multitasking Turning Center

The Nakamura-Tome AS-200 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center. Standard spindle speed on the Nakamura-Tome AS-200 is 4,500 rpm. A 7.5 hp milling motor on a 6,000 rpm, 12 station turret with ½ indexing provides 24 tool capacity. Maximum turning diameter is 13.4 in (340 mm) and maximum turning length is 11.8 in (300 mm).
The Nakamura-Tome AS-200 from Methods Machine Tools is well equipped for shops that want to get into multitasking, with a powerful milling drive, together with a high-speed C-Axis and 82 mm stroke Y-Axis for accurate, finished parts.
Events Calendar
September 15 - 17, 2014
San Diego Convention Center -- San Deigo, CA
September 15 - 17, 2014
Guangzhou International Mould & Die Exhibition, China Import and Export Fair Complex -- Guangzhou, China
September 16 - 18, 2014
Houston, TX
September 17, 2014, 10:30am - 11:30am
Webinar Hosted by Burr Oak Tool, Sturgis, MI
September 17 - 18, 2014
John S. Knight Center -- Akron, OH