Spindles & Spindle Attachments

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak Canada to Feature New CNC at MMTS 2016

March 25, 2016

Multi-tasking and full 5-axis machines will demonstrate the power and capabilities of SmoothX FLORENCE, Ky. – At the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show, attendees will experience the power and capabilities of Mazak’s new MAZATROL SmoothX CNC demonstrated on the company’s INTEGREX i-200 Multi-Tasking Machine and on its full 5-axis VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL (VCU) 500A 5X Vertical... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak Florida Distributor Unbridled Technologies Hosts Grand Opening

March 1, 2016

New facility further intensifies sales, service and support for area customers FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak’s footprint in Florida continues to expand with the grand opening of a new Unbridled Technologies (U Tech) facility in Tampa. As an integral part of Mazak’s distribution network, Unbridled Technologies and its new technical center will give area customers easy access to even more... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

T-Rex Spindle Chews through Titanium at 33.1 in3/min in Aerospace Test

February 26, 2016

Giddings and Lewis HMC 1600 demonstrates industry's highest Ti metal removal rate for a single-spindle machine tool. FOND DU LAC, Wis. – The stiffness of a Giddings and Lewis HMC 1600, combined with the machine's potent 42.3 kN (9,500 lb) cutting thrust, provided an ideal platform for the high-torque T-Rex spindle to demonstrate the industry's highest titanium metal removal rate... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Power Spindle rotates up to 120,000 rpm.

January 20, 2016

With air-driven Model RBX12, existing machines can be upgraded to perform high-speed micro-machining in normal machining center. Spindle achieves variable rotational speed of 100,000&ndash;120,000 rpm, optimizing accuracy and surface finish. Ceramic ball bearings and AA-grade Mega Micro Collet guarantee 1 micron runout at collet nose, while .004 in. collapsibility assures near-perfect concentric clamping of micro-tool shank. RBX12 also minimizes thermal displacement in Z-axis for <.001 mm precision. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

New Tooling for Specific Turning Center Brands from Heimatec

December 16, 2015

Standard and custom styles available for Hyundai, Miyano and Nakamura  machine tools; offered for all tapers, including HSK and BT30; fixed and adjustable models; many in stock for immediate delivery  Heimatec, a world leader in live tools and multi-spindle drill heads, today announces immediate availability of live tooling for all popular models in the Hyundai, Miyano and Nakamura turning... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Hardinge Inc. Collaborates on Integrating 3D Printing Technology with Traditional Machining Processes

November 20, 2015

Developing Hybrid Additive/Subtractive Manufacturing Technology in Partnership With RIT, Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies and IPG Photonics ELMIRA, N.Y. – Hardinge Inc. (NASDAQ:HDNG), a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions and accessories, announced today that Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) recently acquired a Bridgeport GX 250 5-axis vertical... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

High Speed Machine Spindle Innovations on Display at EMO 2015 in Italy

September 29, 2015

Live Demonstrations by Iscar, Tungaloy, Ingersoll Cutting Tools, TaeguTec, EWS Tool Technologies, Celoria, Romi and more. Milan, Italy - Get ready for an impressive demonstration as The SpinJet / Typhoon HSM Jet Spindles prepare to take center stage at the upcoming EMO Milano 2015, one of the largest and most prestigious exhibition in the machine tool industry, which will be held from October... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Drilling Center features triple spindle design.

September 25, 2015

Targeting heat transfer industry, Quickdrill III features rigid gantry design, high pressure coolant system, and standard triple spindle design to prevent drilling bottlenecks. System&#39;s 60 hp spindle is combined with 4:1 two-speed gearbox, delivering 845 lb-ft of max torque, more than enough to drill thick tube sheets, baffle stacks, and condenser plates. Custom Quickcode III software simplifies programming process. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

EXSYS to Spotlight Advanced Gearboxes, Lathe Tooling at SOUTH-TEC 2015

September 10, 2015

SAN ANTONIO, Fla., – Manufacturers in search of precision gear solutions or productive tooling for CNC lathes should stop by booth 1143 at SOUTH-TEC 2015, taking place October 27 – 29 at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina. Here, EXSYS Tools, Inc. will showcase the latest gearboxes, tool holders and adapter systems it offers from EPPINGER. Suited for a range of... Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Leading CNC Milling Machine Manufacturer Advanced Control Technology (ACT) Announces Heavy Discounts for its Best Selling Products

September 9, 2015

The premier manufacturer of most portable, versatile, advanced and affordable computer numerical control (CNC) milling machine in the world, DMC-III,  Advanced Control Technology (ACT) of Granada Hills, Canada, has just announced heavy discounts on its best selling products, most notably DMC-III and its concomitant components for further promotion of its already acclaimed products as part of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

UNISIG Highlighting Deep Hole Drilling at CMTS 2015

August 7, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — UNISIG will be exhibiting at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show, which is being held at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario from September 28 – October 1. Located in booth #2806, UNISIG will be showcasing its broad and comprehensive line of deep hole drilling solutions and consulting with attendees on how best to incorporate deep hole drilling... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Winning at Titanium Machining

July 14, 2015

Machine builder Fives Cincinnati finds Kennametal's KM4X™ spindle connection key to achieving new levels of metal removal on industry-leading "super-profilers" The Fives Cincinnati XT profiler with five spindles for titanium milling. What does production superiority mean to aircraft manufacturers? In a word: billions. In the land of the giants, US-based Boeing beat European rival... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Turning / Milling Centers for Complex Chucked Parts

May 18, 2015

The machines in the VMC MT series are ideal production systems for chucked parts with complex geometries. Whether they are used for prototype production or for fast changes in small production runs, the VMC MT series from EMAG is ideally designed to meet the demands of flexible production situations thanks to the ergonomic accessibility of the machining area and the bottom-mounted workpiece... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Single Set-up Deep-Hole Drilling Takes Center Stage at AmeriMold 2015

May 6, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – At Amerimold 2015 in booth 724 at the Donald E. Stephens Center in Rosemont, Illinois, UNISIG will showcase its new USC-M series of 7-axis deep-hole drilling and machining centers. Ideal for mold production, these machines allow manufacturers to process large and small parts with four-sided machining capability in a single set-up. The USC-M series machines utilize... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Lathe/CNC Turning Center has true Y-axis and sub-spindle.

February 27, 2015

In addition to 30 hp, 3,500 rpm, 10 in. (chuck dia) primary spindle and 20 hp, 4,500 rpm, 8 in. sub-spindle, FEELER FT-250SY features true Y-Axis with 100 mm (±50 mm) travel for maximum rigidity and robust machining environment. Single-piece structure with boxways, 45° slant bed, and base lend dampen vibration when turning in hard materials. Other features include heavy-duty, 12-station turret; 210 mm +/- 10 mm X-axis travel; 1,050 mm Z-Axis travel; and FANUC 31i-TB CNC control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak to Spotlight Advanced Multi-Tasking, Discuss MTConnect at AeroDef 2015

February 17, 2015

Show attendees to discover how to productively get complex work done in a single operation FLORENCE, Ky., – At AeroDef 2015, taking place April 20 – 23 in Dallas, Texas, Mazak will spotlight advanced Multi-Tasking technology for complex part production in booth 219. The company will demonstrate its INTEGREX i-200ST machine featuring the new MAZATROL SmoothX CNC. Show attendees will also... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Mazak to Spotlight Single Setup Part Production at PMTS 2015

February 12, 2015

Attendees will discover how to boost capacity via Multi-Tasking technology and automation FLORENCE, Ky. – At PMTS 2015, taking place April 21 – 23 in Columbus, Ohio, Mazak will showcase the high levels of accuracy and productivity that shops can achieve with its advanced Multi-Tasking technology. In booth 253, the company will feature its new QUICK TURN UNIVERSAL (QTU) 250MSY and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Speed Spindles are engineered for unlimited duty cycle.

January 30, 2015

Type SL features jacket cooling that reduces operating temperature and results in consistent operating parameters. Designed for tools with cooling channel and internal coolant supply, Type SLI has internal coolant system and jacket cooling system that increases in-use speeds with 1:5 ratio. High-speed spindle speeders, targeting wood, metal, and composites industries, increase rpms on standard machine tool machining center spindles to boost output and productivity. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Earns Prestigious PRODEX Award

December 8, 2014

Revolutionary Machine Spindle Protection module recognized for high customer value LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – During the recent PRODEX trade fair in Basel, Switzerland, GF Machining Solutions earned a prestigious PRODEX Award for Swiss technology innovation in the field of manufacturing and production. The company received the honor for its Machine Spindle Protection (MSP) smart machine module,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Lathe accelerates small-part production.

December 8, 2014

Featuring 5 ft x 6 ft, 3 in. footprint, Tongtai Q5 CNC Gang-type Lathe is equipped with 6,000 rpm, 7.5 hp spindle motor and offers rapid traverse rate of 1,181 ipm. Tool capacity, depending on workpiece being processed, is 4&ndash;6 ID or OD. Optional automation system combines bar feeder, part catcher, and part conveyor. For longer-term, higher-volume automated production, 8-pallet or 2-pallet gantry-loader-type part stockers are offered to handle parts up to 2 in. in diameter and 1.5 in. in length. Read More