Newest Generation of Intelligent CNC Control Technology
The OSP Suite from Okuma combines Intelligent Technologies with various software applications to improve cycle and lead times while optimizing machine conditions.
Control Offers More to Milling
The Acu-Rite MILLPWRG2 control from Heidenhain is one of the easiest-to-operate CNCs for vertical knee and bed mills, with an optional console offering the ability to use common interfaces and control of the host machine tool’s spindle.
CNC Axis Sharing Innovation
An innovative new CNC axis sharing facility from NUM enables unprecedented versatility and productivity in multi-station production centers and rotary transfer machines with complex multi-role axis control requirements.
Control Units for Safer Machine Tool Operation
Powerful, modular, easily commissioned NX-series Safety Controllers from Omron use Safety over EtherNet/IP that can be efficiently adapted to a wide range of safety applications.
New Applications for Machine Tool CNC It-Integration Software
Siemens adds new applications to its Sinumerik Integrate software suite for networking machine tools with production-level IT systems.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.