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.
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.
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.
An overview of the company and its organization, products, services and capabilities.
In a typical production machine shop, the processing capabilities required can vary greatly between applications: some value power and torque over rpm, others value spindle speed more than torque or power. To ensure the highest level of productivity in all cases, all of these factors must be evaluated when considering a new investment in a vertical machining center.
Jonathan Sabata is their new senior applications engineer and Robert McClung is a new service engineer.
This deal expands their distribution and service network in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.
The shop invests in a new Okuma vertical machining center to meet current demand, with plans to add three more machines over the next five years.
Mazak offers a diverse selection of machine tools for machining basic suspension brackets or processing complex engine parts, ready for any shop requirement and reducing cycle time to boost productivity.
Hurco eliminates the need for dedicated CNC honing machines with the VMX42i vertical machining center, does head porting and head machining with the VMX42SWi vertical machining center, and machines damper parts and more with the TMM8i slant-bed lathe.
Here are some of the latest machine tools to help your shop become more competitive.