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Vertical Machining Centers

Economically priced and ideal for both small job shops and larger machining operations, vertical machining centers (VMCs) use vertically-oriented spindles with tools that stick straight down from the tool holder to approach workpieces mounted on a table for machining operations that cut across the surfaces of a workpiece.

There’s No Place Like Home

Without a means to accomplish certain in-house machining easily and consistently, this handrail manufacturer was sending out a huge chunk of work – leaving their commitment to ship dates, lead times, costs and overall project control out of their control. A trip to FABTECH changed all that.

Vertical Machining Centers: Articles

There’s No Place Like Home

Without a means to accomplish certain in-house machining easily and consistently, this handrail manufacturer was sending out a huge chunk of work – leaving their commitment to ship dates, lead times, costs and overall project control out of their control. A trip to FABTECH changed all that.

Without a means to accomplish certain in-house machining easily and consistently, this...

The Shop Workhorse

Less expensive than comparably-sized horizontal machines and able to effectively machine a huge variety of part geometries, the latest vertical machining centers also deliver higher speeds, handle larger parts and provide advanced machine controls that increase productivity, reduce costs and improve profitability.

Less expensive than comparably-sized horizontal machines and able to effectively machine a...

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...

Going Deep: Oil and Gas

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As the oil and gas industry explores new technology to innovate, minimize costs, and help contribute to achieving a lower-emissions environment, equipment and parts suppliers must dig deep to find ways to reduce their costs, improve their delivery times and increase component quality. Here are some of the latest machine tools and other equipment that can help them get the job done.

As the oil and gas industry explores new technology to innovate, minimize...

Flying High: Aerospace Machine Tools

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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.

Competition can be brutal in the aerospace supply chain. To help your...
Vertical Machining Centers: Products

High-Precision VMC for High-End Die and Mold Machining

Methods Machine Tools introduces the OKK OKK VB53a vertical machining center North America

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.

Methods Machine Tools has introduced the OKK VB53a vertical machining center to...

Automation-Ready 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center

Mazak VARIAXIS C-600

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.

Featuring the newest CNC in Mazak’s Smooth Technology platform, the Variaxis C-600...

Vertical Machining Center Series for Large Components

Designed for large-volume production of complex structural components for the automotive and aerospace industries, the FZ/DZ 25 series of two-spindle vertical machining centers (VMCs) from Chiron Group delivers 20,000 rpm in a small footprint.

Designed for large-volume production of complex structural components for the automotive and...
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