Vertical Machining Centers

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.
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Vertical Machining Centers: Articles

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.

Getting Better All the Time

The eye-opening story of how one vertical machining center renovated a small machine shop that makes prototypes and runs small batches for electronics, aerospace, glass and industrial printing applications.

Before You Buy That VMC

When investing in a new production vertical machining center, take time to evaluate these seven critical features that have the greatest impact on the productivity and profitability of that machine tool.

All-Vertical Shaft Machining

Chang'an Automobile decided to handle the comprehensive turning, drilling and grinding work required for this critical engine part with a multi-stage production line from EMAG that performs all of the machining processes vertically, a process that offers many benefits.

Corporate Profile: Makino

An overview of the company and its organization, products, services and capabilities.

 

Vertical Machining Centers: Industry News

Geoteck is New Dealer for Hyundai WIA

They are their exclusive dealer of CNC machine tools and automation systems in the state of Michigan.

Okuma Earns ISO Certification

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

Mazak Adds New Technical Center in Texas

The Dallas facility will serve the defense, aerospace, medical, automotive, energy and construction industries.

 

Vertical Machining Centers: Products

High Speed, High Precision, High Volume Machining

The Giddings & Lewis V 1000 vertical turning center and Hyundai WIA KF5600 vertical machining center from Hillary Machinery are ideal for job shops requiring high metal removal rates and high precision.

Power for Large Oil and Gas Part Production

The VTC-805E Vertical Traveling Column Machining Center and VARIAXIS i-600 full simultaneous 5-axis Multi-Tasking high speed machine from Mazak bring high versatility and productivity to the production of parts used in oil and gas applications.

Next Generation Small Part 5-Axis Medical Machining

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.