Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

Wire EDMs use FANUC 31iWB Control with LCD touchscreen.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire EDMs use FANUC 31iWB Control with LCD touchscreen.

FANUC RoboCut CiA Series, including C400iA/C600iA Wire EDMs, employ Ai Pulse Control II, whichÂ- offersÂ- optimized straightness and cutting speeds for roughing and finishing in interrupted cuts. While FANUC Auto-ThreaderÂ- 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...

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Methods Introduces Reliable, High Performance Feeler Vertical Machining Centers

FEELER VMCs Include Extensive Design & Engineering by Methods Machine Tools. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. - Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, has introduced High Performance FEELER Vertical Machining Centers featuring extensive engineering by Methods, designed to provide users unsurpassed performance and value. The FEELER VMC line is backed by Methods'...

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Digital Optical Comparators compare parts to CAD data.
Test & Measurement

Digital Optical Comparators compare parts to CAD data.

Combining capabilities of optical comparator, video CMM, machine vision, and vision system, VisionGaugeÂ-® Optical Comparators produce operator-independent pass/fail result and display any deviation from specification by comparing part against bi-directional tolerances at user-specified control points. Available in 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 X magnifications, comparators use machine vision tools...

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Methods Named Exclusive North American Importer of Feeler Machine Tools
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Methods Named Exclusive North American Importer of Feeler Machine Tools

Announcement coincides with Introduction of All-New Line of High Performance Machine Tools. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. - Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, has announced effective today, that they are the exclusive importer of Fair Friend Group's (FFG) FEELER line of machine tools throughout North America. FFG (Taipei, Taiwan) is one of the largest...

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Turn/Mill Centers offer 4- or 6-axis configurations.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Turn/Mill Centers offer 4- or 6-axis configurations.

Featuring opposed 2-spindle, 2-turret construction, Nakamura-Tome TW-8 Multi-Tasking Centers perform like 2 single-spindle machines. Systems are equipped with 12 rotating, milling tool stations with rotating tool speeds of 4,000 rpm. They provide max turning diameter of 7.5 in., max turning length of 4.5 in., and bar capacity of 1.340 in. on left and right spindle. Optional 6-axis package...

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Turning Center features 3 turrets, each with Y axis.

Combining turning and milling operations, Super NTY3 features three 6,000 rpm milling motors that can simultaneously machine 2 flat surfaces on one spindle and one surface on the other. Each turret holds 12 driven or 24 stationary tools. Accelerating Y axes have travels of 2.44 in., and up to 29/20 hp is available for shaft/work turning with synchronized spindles. Super NTY3 has max turning...

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Production Cell is suited for high-speed operations.
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Production Cell is suited for high-speed operations.

Suited for unattended machining, Fanuc RoboCell(TM) combines multi-axis robotic loading and unloading with ability to stage enough small parts for entire shift. System, comprised of Fanuc 30-taper RoboDrill E Series VMC and Fanuc 5- or 6-axis robot, is suited for drilling, tapping, and milling. It features 2,125 ipm traverses rates; 0.9 sec tool changes; and 6 sec load/unload times. Included...

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Vertical Machining Center cuts graphite EDM electrodes.
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Vertical Machining Center cuts graphite EDM electrodes.

Featuring 1,000 cfm Torrit dust collector, fully enclosed TrodeMaster(TM) CNC uses 30-taper tooling and offers 3D contouring capabilities. It features feedrates to 2,125 ipm, accelerations of 1.5 G or more, 24,000 rpm Big Plus(TM) spindle, and 0.9 sec tool changes. Machine includes AI Contour Control II with 1,000 block look-ahead, jerk control, and 0.4 ms block processing speed. Spindle HRV...

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Vertical Machining Center has 21-station tool changer.
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Vertical Machining Center has 21-station tool changer.

Heavy-duty, 30-taper D Series RoboDrill performs drilling, milling, precision boring, and deburring applications. It is also capable of tapping to 6000 rpm, peck tapping for blind holes, and high-speed reverse tapping. Unit comes with 14- or 21-station tool changer and is available with 5/7.5 hp, 10,000 rpm or 2/5 hp, 20,000 rpm 30-taper spindles. Unit offers feed rates to 590 ipm, rapid traverse...

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Machining Center offers capabilities of much larger machines.

Machining Center offers capabilities of much larger machines.

Robodrill B Space Saver Machining Center performs rigid tapping to 6,000 rpm, peck tapping for deep hole taps and/or gummy materials, and high-speed reverse tapping. It has 24.8 x 13 in. table with capacity of 330 lbs and working cube of 11.8 x 12.9 x 12.9 in. Machine includes 14-station tool changer and is offered with 5/7.5 hp 8,000 rpm or 2/5 hp 15,000 rpm 30-taper spindles. It offers feed...

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Methods Machine Tools Introduces OKK High Precision Vertical Machining Center for Die and Mold Machining

Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (June 12, 2020) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has introduced the OKK VB53α Vertical Machining Center (VMC) that is ideally suited for die and mold machining. The high-speed OKK VB53α features a range of features which minimize vibration and maximize accuracy, resulting in superior...

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Methods Machine Tools Introduces High Precision Nakamura Multitasking Machining Center with World's Shortest Tool Spindle

Nakamura JX-250 offers Large Machining Area Envelope, More Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (April 22, 2020) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has introduced the Nakamura-Tome JX-250 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center which offers the largest machining area envelope in its class for high precision milling and...

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Methods Machine Tools Introduces Compact, High Precision Nakamura-Tome MX-100 Multitasking Machining Center

Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (January 3, 2020) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has introduced the new state-of-the-art, compact high-precision Nakamura-Tome MX-100 Multitasking Turning Center, offering high productivity milling and turning for a wide array of part manufacture, including medical. A rigid construction...

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Methods Machine Tools Announces Partnership with OKK Corporation

Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (October 21, 2019) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced that effective October 1, 2019 it is representing OKK Corporation in North America. For over 100 years, customers worldwide have relied on OKK Horizontal, Vertical, and 5-Axis machines for quality, reliability, precision...

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Methods Announces Mark Wright as President & CEO

Sudbury, MA – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, is very pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Mark Wright as its President and Chief Executive Officer effective September 13, 2019. Mr. Wright will assume all operating functions of Methods Machine Tools, Inc. including the Sudbury Ma...

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Methods Machine Tools Announces New, First-of-Its-Kind Precision Center

Unique Climate Controlled Design & More Offer Key Advantages for Testing Challenging Machining Applications. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (June 5, 2019) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced the opening of its new Precision Center in Acton, Massachusetts. The facility was built for customers who need the...

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Methods Machine Tools Holds Ribbon Cutting, Tours at New Memphis Technology Center

Memphis, TN, U.S.A. (December 18, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art, 7,000 sq. ft. Memphis Technology Center at 6700 Fletcher Creek Cove in Memphis, Tennessee. The Ribbon Cutting took place on November 14th, 2018 and...

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Methods Machine Tools Appoints General Manager for New Memphis Technology Center

SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. (December 12, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (www.methodsmachine.com), North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced that Mr. Jon Dobosenski has been appointed as General Manager of Methods' new state-of-the-art Memphis Technology Center. A ribbon cutting was recently held on November 14th, 2018 to celebrate the...

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Methods Machine Tools Announces Partnership with Ocean Technologies

Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (November 8, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has recently partnered with Ocean Technologies Ltd. Inc. to offer high-quality, cost-effective EDM Drills throughout the U.S. and Canada including Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Specializing in Small Hole...

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Methods Machine Tools to Hold Ribbon Cutting, Tours on November 14 at New Memphis Technology Center

Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. (October 24, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, will be holding a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art, 7,000 sq. ft. Memphis Technology Center at 6700 Fletcher Creek Cove in Memphis, Tennessee. The Ribbon Cutting will take place on November...

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