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Multitasking Machines

To help shops react quicker and more flexibly to market demands for increasingly complex parts in smaller batch sizes, multi-tasking machines use a single setup to perform different metalworking operations that completely process a part of raw material into a desired final shape and size without manual intervention. This improves part quality, accelerates manufacturing and directly impacts shop capacity, floor space, personnel and profitability.

Multitasking Machines: Articles

Multi-Tasking Mania: The Vanishing Single-Function Machine

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Multitasking can deliver considerable savings, particularly on complex work that is highly profitable, by completing a part in one cycle and dramatically reducing setup and other non-value-added time, preventing opportunities for error and eliminating work-in-process inventory that might otherwise lay idle between standalone machine tools.

Multitasking can deliver considerable savings, particularly on complex work that is highly...

Multi-Tasking Changes Everything

Shops are meeting the rising demand for high-mix/low-volume strategies by using innovative multi-tasking machines to fully optimize processes that encompass everything from the moment raw material enters into a shop up to the date the final part gets shipped.

Shops are meeting the rising demand for high-mix/low-volume strategies by using innovative...

Acquiring Complex Machined Parts in the “No Bid Zone”

Pharmaceutical equipment builders demand machined components with such ultra-high tolerances and complexity that many precision shops must pass on jobs that are simply too difficult or beyond their capability. Who can they turn to?

Pharmaceutical equipment builders demand machined components with such ultra-high tolerances and complexity...

When Bigger Really is Better

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This machine shop took an unconventional approach to growing into one of the most dependable parts suppliers for a major manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, and now they enjoy a niche that most shops are unable to compete against.

This machine shop took an unconventional approach to growing into one of...
Multitasking Machines: Products

‘Upside Down’ Machining Equals Unlimited Possibilities for Part Machining

GROB Systems G350 5-Axis universal machining center

GROB Systems’ G350 5-Axis universal machining center has a special axis concept enabling the full tool length to be employed in any axis position, even with maximum part size. That “tunnel” concept enables a swiveling for largest-possible components without collision.

GROB Systems’ G350 5-Axis universal machining center has a special axis concept...

Sky’s the Limit with 5-Axis Machining Center’s Applications

GROB Systems G350a G550a

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.

Enter into the high-quality machining of GROB Systems at doable cost threshold...

Achieve Autonomous Manufacturing with Milling Automation Solutions

Fifty-two DMG MORIDMG MORI PH Cell

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.

Connected, customizable, safe, and space-saving describe some of the automation features coming...
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