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Agricultural and construction equipment uses many of the same components you see in cars, but they’re a lot bigger, a lot heavier, and generate a lot more swarf. Machining engine blocks and gearbox housings requires a different type of machine tool.
Enter into the high-quality machining of GROB Systems at doable cost threshold with the Access Series 5-axis machining centers. The G350a and G550a models feature a rigid horizontal spindle axis optimally positioned close to the operating point with guaranteed maximum accuracy and precision.
Methods Machine Tools brings the Nakamura JX-250 to the U.S., offering high-precision milling and turning of complex parts. Choose a single or twin lower turret design with overlapping travels and Y-Axis box guideways that are standard.
Connected, customizable, safe, and space-saving describe some of the automation features coming from DMG MORI. Fifty-two automated workpiece and pallet handling solutions are hitting the market, including Robo2Go, PH Cell, WH3, and the RPS21.
Methods Machine Tools is offering four 3-axis vertical machining centers (VMCs) and a 5-axis bridge-type machining center made by Taiwanese tool builder Litz Hitech. Equipped with Fanuc controls, they provide an accurate and reliable mid-range machining solution.
The Tongtai VTX series from Absolute Machine Tools provide speeds up to 2,362 ipm in all axes and acceleration of 1.2 g. Two types of high-speed automatic tool-changing systems are available.
Accessories and adapters for SMW Autoblok’s manual APS and WPS stationary workholding systems ensure flexible clamping of nearly every geometry without interfering with machining or contours, making them ideal for 5-axis machining. Zero-point clamping reduces setup time up to 90%.
Expect high productivity milling and turning for a wide array of part manufacturing.
They financially support mental and physical health programs, employment and education assistance and more for veterans.
The $135 million Giant Magellan Telescope structure contract will require nine years to complete.
Mark Wright has been appointed president and chief executive officer.
CNC Solutions and Reynolds Machinery become new dealers.
Unison Ups Product Support Scope, Accessibility with ‘UltimateCare’
The rebranded service program facilitates selection of the right maintenance solutions, and also offers additional services such as CAD modellng, component prototyping and process optimization. Customers can choose services ala-carte or in tailored, bundled agreements.
Paperless Parts Launches Search Function to Expedite Quoting
Paperless Search, a digital search tool enhancing the quoting platform from Paperless Parts, provides easy access to all formats of historical data, and it’s available now to Paperless Parts customers.
In Development: New Laser System Creates Grease-Repellent Metal Surfaces
Funded by an EU grant, a European consortium is treating metal with high-power lasers that texture the surface with microscopic spikes that prevent grease and bacteria from sticking. Rough micro-topography acts like a bed of nails to stop dirt or liquid from attaching.