Hurco VMX42SRTi five axis machining centreClick image to enlargeThe VMX42RTi five axis machining centre from Hurco is equipped with a direct drive C axis flush rotary torque table for a larger work envelope.

 The C axis rotary table supports taller parts of 80 mm (3.5 in.) because of the additional height in the Z axis. For three axis work, the increased table size supports parts up to 1,067 x 1,067 mm (42 x 42 in.). The machine is equipped with Hurco's UltiMotion motion control system that the company says reduces cycle times by 30 per cent or more.


More uniform grip with jaw forming ring grips

The Dillon jaw forming ring is an easy-to-use tool that provides a more uniform grip on the workpiece, according to the company.

A welcome power cut

Article courtesy of Iscar

The quest to reduce levels of power consumption in the global metal cutting sector is not a new trend; today it has become an essential technical requirement.

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Large diameter drills for the wind turbine industry

Iscar is expanding the CombiCham drill family by adding three drill diameters.

Accurately measure workholding grip force

Kitigawa NorthTech's Digital Grip Force Anaylizer software and kit measures workholding grip force for machine shops.

9 axis twin spindle mill/turn centre

The T8 Hybrid 9-axis twin spindle mill/turn centre from Quicktech combines a three axis power turret and a 360˚ B axis with a sub-spindle that features a four axis gang slide to enable complete machining of complex parts with a capacity of 38 tools.

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