Vertical Machining Centers
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The VARIAXIS i-800 NEO from Mazak features optional proprietary technology that optimizes processing and facilitates more accurate configuration of machine programs. Easy automation helps less experienced operators quickly build confidence to run complex parts.
An economical option for small shops that need a second machine or additional spindle, all three models of Palmgren’s vertical machining centers (VMCs) have a 10-tool magazine with automatic changer and user-friendly portable handwheel.
Engineered for tight-tolerance work for the mold and die, aerospace, and energy industries, Mitsui Seiki’s compact Vertex 100 provides a large workpiece capacity so operators can process a wider range of parts.
Mazak’s VC-Ez 20 is the first of three vertical machining centers (VMCs) that offer much the same functionality and performance as previous models, but in a more compact and more affordable package.
Thanks to a 75% increase in work envelope and high traverse rates, Matsuura USA’s MAM72-52V processes larger-diameter and heavier workpieces than its predecessor. Integrated tower pallet enables lights-out production.
With Quick and Simple Startup of Robotization (QSSR), Fanuc simplifies the process of connecting and programming a Fanuc robot or cobot. The all-in-one package enables operators to program the robot using the machine’s CNC.
Available in 4- and 5-axis versions, Chiron’s dual-spindle DZ 22 has a fast spindle for machining aluminum and aluminum alloy workpieces and a strong spindle for machining hard materials and large tools.
Methods Machine Tools has introduced the OKK VB53a vertical machining center to the North American market, giving operators 50% more accessibility than conventional machines. They’re designed for less vibration to improve final surface finishes.
EMAG is sharing a free downloadable design file for a hands-free door opening device they customized for heavy-duty use at their own company. Preventing people from touching door handles throughout the day is one important layer of defense against the coronavirus.
Featuring the newest CNC in Mazak’s Smooth Technology platform, the Variaxis C-600 simultaneous 5-axis VMC can optimize cutting via functions ranging from digital synchronization to artificial intelligence-powered machining modules. Optional robot interface enables automatic loading/unloading of parts.
Known for power, speed and ease of maintenance, OKK’s horizontal, vertical, and 5-axis machines are now being sold and serviced throughout North America by Methods Machine Tools based in Massachusetts. To control quality, OKK manufactures its key machine tool components in-house, including spindles, mechanical gears, precision square slide guide ways and special controller features.
Finance a new Hurco CNC machine, and all the spring and summer payments will be waived. It’s how Hurco and distributor Applied Machine Solutions are teaming up to ease the cash crunch many companies are facing these days.
Smart Visual Inspection Technology Meets Metrology Products
A new Mitutoyo-Kitov agreement will lead to the integration of Kitov technologies in Mituoyo’s metrology solutions. Look for future development of more solutions to come from the new partners as they combine Mitutoyo’s measurement technologies with Kitov’s planning and inspection technologies.
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.