Machining Centers

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Machining Center suits small-component manufacturing.

August 29, 2016

Designed for high-volume, small-part manufacturing, Model L2 features 33.46 x 83.86 in. footprint and X, Y, Z travels of 15.74 x 11.81 x 11.81 in. Integrated A-axis rotary table and automatic pallet-change system accommodate workpieces up to 16.26 x 10.51 x 8.46 in. A-axis provides 6 integral ports for hydraulics and pneumatics to support fully automated fixtures. Equipped with 16,000 rpm, HSK-A50 spindle, machine has 30-tool ATC that accommodates tooling up to 3.14 in. in dia and 9.84 in. long. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Machining Center handles complex aluminum components.

August 19, 2016

Equipped with 340 x 300 mm worktable, 5-axis Model DA300 accommodates workpieces up to 450 mm in diameter, 400 mm tall, and weighing 250 kg. Machine provides X-, Y, Z-axis travels of 450, 620, and 500 mm, respectively, at feed rates up to 60,000 mm/min. Direct-drive, motor-driven A-axis table offers 150° of tilt capability at 100 rpm, while rotary C-axis has full 360° rotational positioning at 150 rpm. With 20,000 rpm HSK-A63 spindle, system can machine aluminum, die-cast, steel, and titanium. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hybrid Multitasking Machine reduces wasted material and time.

August 11, 2016

Able to machine parts up to 19.7 in. dia, 12 in. high, and up to 440 lb, VC-500 AM with Mazak MAZATROL SmoothX CNC combines 5-axis capability and additive technology. Additive cladding head can work in same machining area. Geometric freedom, offered via direct metal deposition, allows for both additive and subtractive machining capabilities in one setup. Laser cladding heads reside side-by-side with subtractive machining spindle, and fiber laser heat is used to melt chosen metal powder. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Machining Center utilizes high-rigidity spindle.

August 10, 2016

Built with reinforced cross-ribbed column structure and no counter-balance weight design, FEELER HV-1100V minimizes peck-drilling vibration and prevents oscillation caused by counter-balance weight. Machine features 4+1 axis configuration, 13.8 in. rotary table, and dedicated trunnion with roller cam technology and 16 x 14 in. work envelope. Equipped with 30 hp, direct drive 40 taper spindle with max speed of 12,000 rpm, HV-1100V provides X, Y, and Z axis travels of 33.5, 19.3, and 20.7 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automation friendly HMC/VMC meet automotive manufacturing needs.

August 8, 2016

Meeting automotive manufacturing industry automation requirements, UN-600/30H and UN-600/30V are, respectively, horizontal and vertical machining centers that can be placed together and tended by one robot. VMC, at 27.4 in. wide, offers 20-tool storage capability, and HMC features 30-tool stoarge. Accommodating max workpiece diameter of ~23.6 in., both of these #30 taper machines employ 20,000 rpm machine spindles that reach top speed in .55 sec and perform synchronized tapping at 8,000 rpm. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

ZPS America Provides Advanced Multi-Spindle Machine Technology to Mitchel & Scott for High-Production Automotive Work

August 2, 2016

Machine tool builder supplies equipment with standard CNC and PLC motion control on machines and bar feeders; reduces downtime to near-zero ZPS America (Indianapolis, IN) is a builder of multi-spindle machine tools, as the North American arm of the Tajmac Group in the Czech Republic.  Headed by co-owner and president Olaf Tessarzyk, the company has supplied customers with high-production... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Horizontal Machining Centers feature 14,000 rpm spindle.

July 29, 2016

Providing spindle torque up to 303 Nm, Model a51nx has 22 in. X-axis and Y- and Z-axes of 25.2 in., while Model a61nx features 28.7 in. X-axis, 25.6 in. Y-axis, and Z-axis of 31.5 in. Expanded Z-axis stroke enables max tool length of 16.9 in. and 20.1 in., respectively. Vision-type broken-tool sensor comes standard, supporting unattended operation by validating condition of cutting tools after each tool change. Pro6 control blends stability of FANUC hardware with Windows Embedded Standard 7 OS. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak Will Demonstrate New Innovations on HCN-4000 at IMTS 2016

July 26, 2016

Horizontal machining center features advanced Multi-Tasking – honing, orbital turning – and new automation software FLORENCE, Ky. – As the industry leader in machine tool technology, Mazak will showcase its popular HCN-4000 Horizontal Machining Center with enhanced Multi-Tasking and automation at IMTS in booth S-8300. With new high-precision honing and orbital machining capabilities,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Robotics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Methods to Showcase Manufacturing the Future at IMTS 2016, Booth S-9119

July 12, 2016

3D Printing, Automation and Full Range of Innovative Machining Solutions Embody the Future of Manufacturing. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, has announced they will demonstrate a wide range of the latest developments in manufacturing technology in Booth S-9119 at... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

IMTS 2016: Star SU to Unveil Dry Grinding Technology and Latest in Cutting Tool Advancements

July 11, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — IMTS 2016 is just around the corner and Star SU is once again ready to showcase our entire product range of machine tool, cutting tool and tool services. IMTS Quick Facts

  • Name of Show: IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • Show Dates: September 12-17, 2016
  • Show Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA
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Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-Process Turning Center manufactures complex parts.

July 7, 2016

Half turning center, half machining center, Model C1 can manufacture parts with complicated shapes in single chucking operation. System is engineered with triple stack turret with tool changer and can hold up to 36 tools. Machine features 28.74 in. swing over bed diameter, max cutting diameter of 20.88 in., max cutting length of 23.58 in., and max spindle speed of 6,000 rpm. Designed to minimize thermal displacement, arrangement of units in heat-symmetrical structure provides thermal stability. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

New Giddings & Lewis V Series Vertical Turning Center to be exhibited at IMTS

June 13, 2016

FOND DU LAC, Wis. - The new Fives Giddings Lewis V Series vertical turning center makes its trade-show debut at IMTS in booth S-8109 with the exhibit of a V 800 model. The new turning center line, with six table sizes from 800 to 2500 mm, is designed specifically for shops seeking a dependable, multi-purpose lathe for pumps, valves, gears, bearings, compressors, wheel hubs, jet engine housings... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

BLM Group USA to Feature End-Machining Center and Automatic Sawing Machine at IMTS 2016

June 13, 2016

Wixom, MI - BLM GROUP USA, (www.blmgroup.com) a global leader in the manufacture of tube processing equipment will showcase its BC80 end-machining center and CM602 automatic sawing machine in Booth S-8470 at IMTS ’16, September 12-17, 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. In addition to the BC80 and CM602, the company will also address myriad options for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Fidia Co. to Feature high-speed Milling Machine, Controls and Milling Heads at 2016 IMTS Show

June 13, 2016

Fidia Co. will feature a K199 high-speed 6 axis milling center with rotary table, C-40 vision numerical controls with integrated ViMill system and a variety of large milling heads at the 2016 IMTS Show in Booth No. S8880 in the South Hall of McCormick Place in Chicago, September 12-17, 2016. The K199 is Fidia’s most compact K series machine and represents the ideal solution for all small... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Speed Vertical Machining Center handles heavy workpieces.

May 31, 2016

With evenly distributed rigid bridge structure, 1,969 ipm rapid feedrates, and 394 ipm cutting feedrates, WE30Ve occupies 55.1 x 99.2 in. footprint and machines small- to medium-sized parts. Features include 12,000 rpm BT30 spindle, 17.5 hp peak, 61 lb-ft spindle drive motor, FANUC 0iMD control, and 21-tool ATC. Accommodating fixtures up to 350 kg, machine offers 25.6 x 15.7 in. table work area and 27.5 x 15.7 x 11.8 in. XYZ travels. Rotary pallet changer option is available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

CNC Grinder features linear drive technology.

May 23, 2016

Featuring extended x- and y-axis movement plus 2 auxiliary slides for workpiece clamping, 5-axis 325linear CNC Grinder operates from 2,500–4,000 rpm, accommodating micro tools, gun drills, hob cutters, and complex geometries, as well as medical implants and orthopedic surgical tools. System offers scalable automation, with 140-position tool changer, 5-24 grinding wheel magazine, and flexible robotic tool gripper. Primary motor spindle operates up to 12,000 rpm with 15 kW max drive output. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Machining Systems produce high accuracy parts.

May 17, 2016

Providing precise positioning capabilities that allow it to hold very tight part tolerances, AgieCharmilles CUT 2000 X Wire EDM eliminates pitch and positioning errors that would otherwise result in scrapped parts. Shops can achieve ±1.5 µm pitch accuracy over 340 x 240 mm. Mikron MILL X 600 U Milling Machines are designed specifically for production of high accuracy parts with concave and convex part surfaces, especially under high feed rate conditions. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Bassett Increases CNC Machining Capacities with New State of the Art Machines

May 11, 2016

Bassett is proud to announce the addition of VF4SS and VF11 CNC machining centers to its arsenal of existing  CNC machines. With the addition of these machines, Bassett has increased its capacity in both size and production volume  with the ability to bring your most complex machined parts to full production quickly.  Bassett has the know-how and equipment to provide quality parts on time... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

DMI Event to Highlight Mazak Innovations that Boost Job Shop Efficiency

May 5, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky., – Mazak distributor Dependable Machine Inc. (DMI) will host an open house at its new technology center in Hayden, Idaho, May 10-12 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (PDT). The event will feature Mazak technologies that simplify part production processes as well as enhance shop floor productivity and versatility. A must-see for attendees will be Mazak’s MAZATROL SmoothX CNC.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Four-Axis Grinding Center offers automated loading capacity.

May 5, 2016

With 12-tray capacity, Dom Plus is suited for high-production grinding of indexable inserts on periphery with two K-Lands through integrated re-clamping. Machine's 180° swiveling loading gripper allows flexible handling processes and grinding for second chamfer. Other features include maintenance-free direct drives for X, Y, and C axes; short transfers due to agile handling and internal dressing; and fast product changeovers facilitated by offline programming and graphic simulation. Read More