March 16, 2017
Easily and securely installed by hand in an ordinary drill hole, self-retaining ball plungers from Carr Lane Mfg. Co. have a flexible design, and compensate for hole tolerances up to .008 in.
July 18, 2017
The clamping of thin-walled and easily deformed components can be difficult. Schunk offers the six jaw Rota NCR from our lineup for this challenging clamping scenario; with standard chuck diameters ranging all the way from Ø165 to Ø1200mm, for large workpieces.
February 3, 2012
Shop Metalworking Technology's Machining MetalTech Report
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.
November 4, 2013
Fagor Automation Corp. has developed what it says is a simplified CNC digitizing canned cycle designed to reduce digitizing set-up time. The cycle allows the operator to set up the machine in a few minutes for digitizing simple or complex parts by utilizing a single fill in the blank page that contains all pertinent parameters for digitizing as well as a graphic assist screen.
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.
March 1, 2020
The Methods MB 450U Bridge-Type machining centre from Methods Machine Tools Inc., is a Taiwanese made model that offers five axis simultaneous machining. The Fanuc 31i-MB5 control enables full five axis precision machining of challenging parts, significantly reducing the need for multiple setups.
September 21, 2017
Schunk's Tribos-SVL toolholder extensions allow for precise and smooth machining of workpiece areas that are difficult to access, says the company.