Vertical Machining Centers

Advanced Machining Allows Subsea Valves To Handle the Pressure

BEL Valves uses a variety of DMG / MORI SEIKI machine tools to meet its paramount need for reliability during production. 
Vertical Machining Centers: Articles

GF Machining Solutions Helps Lotus F1 Team

Each of the six identical 5-axis Mikron HPM 450U machine tools has a compact footprint, integrated automation features, performance value and reliability to effectively cut through a wide range of materials, from aluminum, steel, and stainless steel to extremely difficult-to-machine materials.
The Lotus F1 Team invested in six high-performance, cost-effective Mikron HPM 450U 5-axis machine tools with integrated automation to produce its precision, complex F1 car parts in low quantities. These replaced 3-axis milling machines that were not performing at the desired productivity levels.

Sweden is Home to Latest Haas Milestone – 150,000th Haas Machine

The 150,000th machine – a DS-30SSY dual-spindle turning center with Y axis – rolled off the Haas production line January 19, 2014,

Hwacheon Names Nedler Vice President

Nedler was previously product manager – milling at Hwacheon. He has been with the company since 2012.
Hwacheon Machinery America has appointed Robert Nedler to the position of vice president of sales.

Hurco Premieres New Web Series about Machinists

The new reality web series, CycleStartTM, was created to attract young people to the machinist trade and features machinists in their environment.
Hurco debuted a new web series at the Canadian Manufacturing & Technology Show (CMTS) during Student Day. 

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. 


Vertical Machining Centers: Products

High Speed Ultra Precision Machining

The concrete mono-block frame on the Ultra Precision EVO CNC Machining Center absorbs forces and vibrations that occur during fast acceleration, high feed rates and spindle speeds up to 50,000 rpm. 
The Ultra Precision EVO CNC Machining center from KERN Precision is equipped for 3-5 axis nano-precision machining of medium to large production lot sizes.

Low Cost Machining of Exotic Materials

The VMC850E has travels of 33 in X, 19 in Y, and 21 in Z. The machine comes standard with an 8,000 rpm 40 taper spindle, 24 position automatic tool changer, coolant through the spindle, 4th axis preparation, air-conditioned electrical cabinet and a chip conveyor. The machine is controlled by the powerful and reliable FANUC 0i-MD control with a 10 in screen and USB, PCMIA, and Ethernet interfaces.
The small, reliable, and rugged VMC850E vertical machining center from SMTCL is ideal for North American job shops competing in the world market.

Versatile 5-Face Bridgeport VMCs for the Job Shop

Bridgeport 5-Face (4+1) Machining Centers feature an integrated 5-axis robust rotary table supported by large bearings to allow heavy horizontal and vertical cutting loads with smooth and accurate rotation at all times. Bridgeport incorporates heavy-duty linear guideways and oversized double-nut ballscrews that are pre-tensioned to provide superior accuracy and repeatability.
Two new 4+1 axis vertical machining centers from Hardinge are designed to achieve maximum capacity and performance in the job shop, OEM, aerospace, medical, electronic, defense, automotive and power generation industries, as well as many other manufacturing sectors.