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Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

65 Union Ave., Sudbury, MA, 01776, USA

  • 978-443-5388

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Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

ProX SLS 500 3D Printer features automated material handling module.

Jan 13, 2017

Producing very smooth surfaces with high print resolution on thermoplastic parts at fast speeds, ProX SLS 500 Selective Laser Sintering printer can be ideally used in aerospace, automotive and device cases. Product works with DuraForm ProX PA, DuraForm ProX GF and DuraForm ProX HST Composite materials that produce 80% material usability and offers highest build envelope capacity of 15 in. x... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Kiwa Triple H40 Horizontal Machining Center is automatic tool changer.

Nov 21, 2016

With machining area of 43.3" (1,100 mm) x 23.6" (600 mm) x 31.5 (800 mm), Triple H40 offers work height of 31.1" (790 mm) and 2,200 lbs(1,000Kgs) of workload. With pallet size of 32.3" (820mm) x 17.7" (450 mm), unit is available in 20 or 40 tool system, . Eliminating back and forth action of moving parts with special guarding, device exhibits stationary table design and supports flexible... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Machining Center utilizes high-rigidity spindle.

Aug 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... Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment

3D Printer produces high definition parts.

May 27, 2016

Designed for professional product prototyping and manufacturing, ProJet® MJP 3600 provides large net build volume (XYZ) of 11.75 x 7.3 x 8 in. MultiJet Printing technology produces high definition parts where even fine features come out correctly. Unit works with VisiJet materials in UV curable plastic, in range of colors, translucency, and tensile strengths, as well as castable wax.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multiaxis HMC offers expandable functionality via options.

Sep 25, 2015

Featuring 40-Taper, 12,000 rpm, 12.6 in. dual pallet, KMH-300A direct-drive HMC is suited for small automotive part machining and general job shop parts requiring 40 taper tooling. Additional options include rotary tables as well as pallet shuttling capabilities. Latter enables 4-axis machine to have 5-axis capacity. Also, option of Tombstones with multi rotary heads gives machine 5-axis... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin-Spindle, Multitasking Turning Center has built-in automation.

Aug 03, 2015

Able to complete parts machining in one operation, Nakamura-Tome NTRX-300 features true opposing twin spindles – 8 in. A2-6, 25 hp or 10 in. A2-8, 30 hp – as well as 25 hp tool spindle with 12,000 rpm and 5-axis capabilities. Unit has 104 ft² footprint, can machine 10 in.² on part face without C-axis rotation, and comes in 2 models with 8 in. or 10 in.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Jobshop Cell suits low mix, medium to high volume of parts.

May 27, 2015

Featuring two FANUC D21 RoboDrill Vertical Machining Centers being serviced by single, articulating FANUC LR Mate 200iD robot, Twin RoboDrill JobShop Cell can load and unload multiple parts at one time, at less than 1 sec/part. Cell also utilizes FANUC Robotics' IR Vision System with flex vibratory in-feed system to bring parts into cell. Providing troubleshooting and maintenance... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multitasking Turning Center offers long bed with sub spindle.

Apr 28, 2015

In addition to offering 7.5 hp milling motor on 6,000 rpm, 12-station turret with ½ indexing to provide 24-tool capacity, Nakamura-Tome AS-200LMY-S features 82 mm stroke Y axis that eliminates fixture deburring, milling, drilling, and repositioning. Sub spindle speed is ~6,000 rpm, distance between spindle noses is 31.50 in., max turning dia is 13.39 in., and max turning length is 22.44 in.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Feb 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,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Jig Boring-Milling Machine handles complex geometries.

Feb 10, 2015

Equipped with 24,000 rpm, 40-taper direct-drive spindle, YASDA YBM Vi40 5-Axis Vertical CNC Machine is suited for hard milling applications of complex dies, molds, and components. Machine achieves high accuracy, including simultaneous 5-axis cone machining circularity of 2.32 µm, .89 µm positioning accuracy of Y-axis, and indexing accuracies of ± 0.50 sec on B-axis and ± 0.20 sec on... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Horizontal Machining Centers offer wide range of part sizes.

Dec 05, 2014

KIWA KMH-300 Direct Drive 30-taper, 15,000 rpm, 300 mm dual pallet machine and KIWA KMH-630B 50-taper, 10,000 rpm, 630 mm dual pallet changer models integrate full rotary B-Axis and FANUC Oi-MD control. Spindle oil cooling system and coolant-through ball-screws are standard. Also available, KH-Series includes KH-55, 500 mm dual pallet model with 10,000 rpm, Cat 50-taper, and 240-tool ATC. With... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Micro Machining Center handles small, complex features.

Nov 21, 2014

With linear motor-driven controlled axes, rigid machine structure, 40,000 rpm spindle, and 3- or 5-axis capabilities, YASDA YMC 430 Ver II suits micro milling applications, including roughing to finishing on hardened steel and other hard materials, and has symmetrical, H-shaped column. X-Y table has linear guideways and linear motor drive; X/Y/Z travels are, respectively, 16.5, 11.8,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Horizontal Machining Center handles challenging materials.

Oct 23, 2014

Equipped with 10,000 rpm, 50-taper direct-drive spindle, YASDA YBM 7Ti machines heat-resistant materials, such as titanium and Inconel. System has X, Y, Z travels of 49.2 x 39.4 x 43.3 in., respectively, with vertical rotation of 360° and horizontal rotation of ±100°. Positioning accuracy is ±0.0002 in. on X/Y/Z axes and ±1 sec (measured in degrees) on A/B rotary and tilting axis.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision 5-Axis Machining Center offers repeatability, accuracy.

May 02, 2014

To meet tolerance and cycle time demands of manufacturers in such segments as aerospace, die/mold, and automotive, YASDA H40i features rigid structure and ribbed cast iron bed. Direct drive motors in rotary axis enable simultaneous high-speed 5-axis machining with respective A and B axis rotational speeds of 100 and 75. While occupying 27 x <11 ft footprint, machine comes in multiple... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Turning Center features single-spindle, single-turret design.

Dec 30, 2013

Featuring 5 ft, 6 in. x 5 ft, 6 in. footprint, Nakamura-Tome AS-200 Multitasking Turning Center combines milling drive, high-speed C-axis, and 82 mm stroke Y-axis to produce accurate finished parts. Standard spindle speed is 4,500 rpm. System's 7.5 hp milling motor on 6,000 rpm, 12-station turret with ½ indexing provides 24-tool capacity. Equipped with 10.4 in. LCD panel which works with Fanuc... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Jig Boring-Milling Machine is repeatable, thermally stable.

Nov 18, 2013

Three-axis CNC vertical jig borer, Yasda YBM 640V3, performs high-speed, precision boring and milling operations for mold, die, and complex component manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, medical, and defense industries. In addition to 27.5 x 17.7 in. table with loading capacity of 661 lb, features include respective X-, Y-, and Z-axis travels of 23.6, 15.7, and 13.8 in; standard spindle... Read More

Software

Turning Center Software supports Fanuc Macro B language.

May 24, 2013

Supplied on Nakamura-Tome Multitasking Turning Centers, CAMplete TurnMill v6.0 consists of integrated suite of G-Code editing, optimization, analysis, and verification tools. Program offers optimized error handling, reporting, and navigation as well as broadened post processing support. Software supports Fanuc Macro B language, including G# and M# calls; G65 macro calls; local, common, system,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multitasking Turn/Mill Center drives efficiency via features.

Mar 28, 2013

Reducing setup time with up to 54 tool stations for turning and 24 for milling, Nakamura-Tome NTJ-100 has 2 rigid turrets, each with Y-axis to facilitate pinch turn and pinch mill operations. Upper turret swiveling B-Axis, with 182° range, is suited for producing angular features. Machine design allows multiple tools in cut simultaneously and has max turning diameter of 6.9 in., max... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Turning Lathe handles large parts up to 2,205 lb.

Mar 14, 2013

Available in left- and right-side versions, FEELER FVT-600 features 12-position turret and offers X- and Z-axis travels of 12 and 25.6 in., respectively. Spindle speeds range from 50–2,000 rpm on standard chuck size of 15 in. and optional chuck sizes of 18, 21, or 24 in., providing metal removal rate of 24 m/min. Equipped with heavy-duty roller type linear guideways and precision... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire EDMs use FANUC 31iWB Control with LCD touchscreen.

Feb 08, 2013

FANUC RoboCut CiA Series, including C400iA/C600iA Wire EDMs, employ Ai Pulse Control II, which offers optimized straightness and cutting speeds for roughing and finishing in interrupted cuts. While FANUC Auto-Threader promotes reliability, Eco Mode reduces wire consumption up to 30%. PCD power supply allows for efficient burning in difficult-to-cut materials, such as CBN and some carbon... Read More

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