Mazak's Integrex e-420H-St features a lower turret with large 16.5 in. (419 mm) Y axis stroke. The added turret works with the machine’s twin turning spindles and main milling spindle for the ultimate in 5-axis Done-In-One part processing.

 

SW North American opens new NA manufacturing faclity

SW North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Schwäbische Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH, headquartered in Schramberg-Waldmössingen, Germany, celebrated the opening of its new 40,000 square foot, $12 million manufacturing facility in New Hudson, MI, in November.

Analyzing chip formation

Sandvik Coromant analyzes chip formation

5 most secret military aircraft that aren't so secret anymore

According to Top10 Information, these are five of the most secret military aircraft in history.

DMG MORI open house: machining innovation in action

A novel approach to additive manufacturing, an iPad for machine tools and 66 different machine tool demonstrations were part of the draw of a DMG MORI open house in Pfronten, Germany, for more than 6,000 manufacturers from around the world, among them more than 40 Canadians.

The equipment: DSA Precision

by Mary Scianna

DSA Precision Machining’s workholding investments include the Lang Makro-Grip vises and Quick-Point zero clamping system, and SPD electro-permanent magnetic chucks. The products were all purchased from workholding product distributor, Machine Tool Solutions Ltd., Brampton, ON.

Mazak adds new Western Canadian distributor

Mazak Corp. has added a new Western Canadian distributor and gone direct in BC as part of a new strategic business move.

Maintenance checklist

by Robbie Williams

A preventive maintenance checklist reduces downtime

Upside-down machining

Grob Systems’ new Access Series 5 axis machining centres deliver high machining quality and are rated for optimized reliability, high productivity and modular expandability with automation solutions.

See How Termites Inspired a Building That Can Cool Itself | Decoder

How do you cool a building without air conditioning? Using an approach called biomimicry, see how architect Mick Pearce harnessed the ingenuity of termites to design a natural cooling system for the largest commercial building in Zimbabwe.

Grinding Ambitions

United Grinding sets aggressive growth plan for 2015

If you've saturated a market but still have a need to grow, you focus on creating innovative machines that address you customers' needs and then proceed to take market share away from competitors. That's the plan the management team of United Grinding has laid out for 2015.

Gear machining with power skiving

Watch a demonstration of the machining of internal gears with power skiving, a continuous cutting process that enables machining to be carried out in a single setup.

6% NA growth to $1.8 B for machine vision systems

Despite an economic contraction in North America, sales of machine vision systems and components grew six per cent to $1.8 billion US through September, making it the market's highest total for the first nine months of a year in history, according to statistics from AIA, the industry's trade group.

Tech Tips: Tips for jaw boring

by Stefan Gruber

Avoid unsafe clamping issues

Grinding software acts as analysis hub

The latest release of software maker ANCA’s CIMulator3D tool simulation software for grinding has an upgraded interface with fresh colors and icons and is even easier to use with intuitive functionality. 

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