April 1, 2012
SGS Tool has added the new Multi-Carb to its high performance end mill product offering. The Multi-Carb incorporates a large number of flutes for stability and high feed finishing capabilities in applications where surface finish and tolerance are critical factors. The large flute count design allows smoother cutting performance and increased tool life, positively impacting productivity, quality levels, and cost efficiencies.
March 18, 2012
The new Variaxis i-700 from Mazak is a full simultaneous five axis multi-tasking vertical machining centre that, in single setups, can efficiently process long workpieces as well as those requiring precision-machined complex profiled surfaces.
March 5, 2012
To build on the success of its compact five axis Mikron HSM 400U LP high speed milling centre, GF AgieCharmilles is upping the ante with a larger sized machine platform called the the Mikron HSM 600U LP, creating a family of linear motor full five axis simultaneous machining solutions that set a benchmark for speed, claims the company.
February 22, 2012
The Mazak Integrex j-400 provides multi-tasking capabilities for processing large and complex components. It performs four axis simultaneous machining with five axis tool tip positioning, providing significant advantages in productivity, accuracy and flexibility.
February 22, 2012
MAG's modular HMC 1250/1600 Series is engineered for high precision, high productivity machining of large aerospace, power generation, pump, valve, and off-road equipment parts. It now includes eight spindle options to suit special-purpose or general machining requirements.
February 3, 2012
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DMG: Simultaneous five axis machinig
The new DMU eVo combines the performance potential of a universal milling machine and that of a vertical machining centre, making it suitable for five-sided machining and five axis positioning as well as five axis simultaneous contour machining in one setup.
December 18, 2011
Seco has released another advancement for the square shoulder milling process with its new Turbo 10 cutting tool for most roughing, semi-finishing and finishing operations. The cutter offers improved tool life and precision by optimizing cutting properties that reduce heat generation and cutting forces.