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Programmable EDM Machines allow long hours of unattended burning.

Model EDAF2 provides worktable dimensions of 21.7 x 13.8 in. with payload of 1,102 lb, while EDAF3 has table dimensions of 27.8 x 19.7 in. with max payload of 1,764 lb. Both EDMs are equipped with spark gap monitoring and arc prevention technology that helps prevent destructive DC arcs, allowing manufacturers to burn any application fully unattended. High Quality Surface Finish technology...

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Horizontal Machining Center suits titanium milling.

Designed for production of large titanium and titanium alloy aerospace parts, 5-axis Model T4 includes Active Dampening System, which balances frictional forces with cutting force to suppress vibrations. Machine provides X, Y, and Z axis travels of 165, 78, and 39 in. respectively, and can hold workpieces up to 11,022 lb. Utilizing induction motor technology, HSK-A125 spindle has max speed of...

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Makino Releases New Titanium Booster Technology for Sinker EDMs

New titanium sinker EDM technology improves titanium production speed and accuracy. AUBURN HILLS, MI-March 2009-Makino's new sinker EDM Titanium Booster technology enhances productivity and capability in roughing processes of titanium and titanium alloys. This technology addresses previous issues associated with rough machining, or hogging," large pockets or cavities in titanium, including high...

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Makino a51 Horizontal Machining Center on Display at WESTEC
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Makino a51 Horizontal Machining Center on Display at WESTEC

Provides High Speed, Reliability and Throughput MASON, OH - January 2009 - Makino's a51 horizontal machining center (HMC) provides the performance and reliability required in today's manufacturing environments. The a51 is compact, simple to operate, easily maintained and quickly deployable for manufacturing applications that requires maximum throughput and reliability. The a51 is one of the most...

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Four and 5-axis Machining in a Single Automated Cell

Optimize machining for multiple or complex parts in one flexible pallet system Mason, Ohio - October 2008 - A flexible manufacturing system is traditionally comprised of several similar machining centers, each capable of one type of machining. But thanks to interchangeable pallets and a powerful cell controller, Makino has demonstrated that different machine types can be easily integrated into a...

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Pallet Magazine facilitates machine loading.

Suited for low-volume and high-mix production lines, Track Pallet Magazine (TPM) helps reduce setup times, increase machine and spindle utilization, and raise production capacity of machine. Setup lets operators load multiple pallets consecutively, optimizing cutting time and labor. Offered in 6, 8, 10, and 12 pallet configurations, TPM can be setup in T or I formation, based on floor space....

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Vertical Machining Center aids complex part production.

With 500 x 450 mm work zone, Model D500 is capable of rapid rates up to 50 m/min, and is equipped with 14,000 rpm spindle while 20,000 and 30,000 rpm core cooled spindles are also available. X-, Y-, and Z-axes provide strokes up to 550, 1,000, and 500 mm, respectively, and A and C rotary table axes provide rotational motion of +30 to -120° on A-axis and full 360° on C-axis. Unit...

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Horizontal Machining Center uses SGI.4 control technology.

Featuring Super Geometric Intelligence v.4 to allow for high feed machining without losing accuracy, MAG1 5-axis machining center is designed to handle quick, high precision aluminum production of parts up to 1,500 mm. X-, Y-, and Z-axis travels of 1,520 x 1,100 x 1,350 mm allow for part sizes up to 1,300 kg. Equipped with 33,000 rpm, 107 hp HSK80 spindle, unit features 60-position automatic tool...

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Viper Grinder Wins Award
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Viper Grinder Wins Award

Makino-NCMT Grinding Division won the category Best Grinding/Abrasive Machine Tool" for the Makino i-Grinder G5 VIPER grinding machine at this year's MWP Awards Dinner. It was held on April 22 in Birmingham, UK, during the MACH 2008 machine tool exhibition. The award was collected on the night by Alan Gibbons, Director of Technology at NCMT, which is sole agent in the UK for the Japanese-built...

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VMC can process long, complex mold programs.

Model S56 comes with SGI.4 servo control that provides smooth machined surfaces in high-feedrate machining of complex, 3-D shapes involving continuous tiny blocks of NC data. It utilizes 40 taper, 13,000 rpm spindle with stiffness and rigidity required for hardmilling applications. Linear motion guides on X-, Y- and Z-axes provide rigidity and rapid traverse and cutting feed rates of 1,575 ipm....

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