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.
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.
David Grega now leads operations of their technical centers in Lorain, and Mason, OH, Livonia, MI, and Elgin, IL.
Their new machining cell consists of two turning centers, a vertical machining center and marking capabilities.
California Polytechnic Institute used a VMC and lathe from SMTCL to compete in the Collegiate Baja Offroad Competition.
To effectively process large parts, Selway Machine Tool connects a compact Eurotech Spinner TTC300 dual spindle/dual turret multi-process turning center to a Trinity TCL-10 loading center with a Fanuc M10iA robot, and a compact Matsuura MX-330 5-axis vertical machining center to a Trinity MCL-35f loading center with a with a Fanuc M20iA-35M robot.
High speed MU-V Series vertical machining centers and the GENOS L3000-M one-saddle horizontal lathe from Okuma efficiently handle the machining of complex and difficult-to-machine materials for aerospace and die/mold applications.
The new generation, fully digital Bridgeport XT 630 5-Axis high speed vertical machining center from Hardinge is ideal for machining parts used in aerospace, mold and die, medical and automotive applications.