Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

FANUC-Enabled VMC combines automation, speed, and efficiency.
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FANUC-Enabled VMC combines automation, speed, and efficiency.

FANUC D21 RoboDrill modelsÂ- feature FANUC 31iB control, which provides ergonomic display and reduces downtime via VMC troubleshooting and maintenance capabilities. Equipped with 14- or 21-tool rotary ATC that can index up to 5 million cycles without maintenance, automotive-duty VMCs offer torque to 56 lb-ft; rigid tapping to 5,000 rpm (8,000 rpm...

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CNC Turning Center employs 7 ½ hp milling motor for multitasking.
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CNC Turning Center employs 7 ½ hp milling motor for multitasking.

Featuring FANUC 0i-TD control, 12-station turret, and 2,500–4,500 rpm spindle, FEELER FT-SeriesÂ- optimizes rigidity during heavy-duty cutting via use of single-piece structure with boxways, 45° slant bed, and robust base. Rigid Z-Axis and tailstock rail maximize support and tracking accuracy, while rigid servo turret offers clamping with curvic coupling for stable...

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Methods to Feature Broad Range of Innovative Machine Tools & Automation at IMTS 2012, Booth S-9119
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Methods to Feature Broad Range of Innovative Machine Tools & Automation at IMTS 2012, Booth S-9119

"Production on Demand", Multitasking, 5-Axis Machining Strategies & More Will Be Highlighted. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. - Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, automation and accessories has announced that over 35 machine tools and automation solutions will be featured in Booth # S-9119 at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) located at...

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Multitasking Turning Center delivers stability and speed.
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Multitasking Turning Center delivers stability and speed.

Nakamura-Tome NTYÂ-³-250 has 3 high-rigidity turrets, each with Y-axis of 4.4 in. and capacity for 12 driven or 24 stationary tools. Respectively, X- and Z-axis speeds are 1,181 and 1,574 ipm, and 47.24 in. distance between spindles eliminates interference of tooling during multitasking. Center offers 19 in. touchscreen LCD panel for operation, allows for multiple tools in cut...

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Multitasking Turning Center provides 72 tool capacity.
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Multitasking Turning Center provides 72 tool capacity.

Equipped with 3 turrets, each with 4.4 in. Y-axis, Nakamura-Tome NTY3-250 provides X-axis and Z-axis speeds of 1,181 and 1,574 lpm, respectively. Distance between spindles is 47.24 in. to eliminate interference of tooling during multitasking. Each turret holds 12 driven or 24 stationary tools, for maximum of 72 tool stations. Featuring 60°slant bed for access to work and tooling, machine...

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Methods to Host "Metal Storm 2012" June 13 - 14
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Methods to Host "Metal Storm 2012" June 13 - 14

Over 50 machines under power and 9 leading edge technical seminars to be featured at this one-of-a-kind open house event. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. - Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools and automation, today announced they are hosting a major open house event called Metal Storm 2012. The event will take place June 13-14, 2012 at the company's...

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Multi-Tasking Turning Center offers spindle speeds to 5,000 rpm.
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Multi-Tasking Turning Center offers spindle speeds to 5,000 rpm.

Utilizing opposed twin-spindle, 2-turret construction, 8-axis Nakamura-Tome WT-150 II occupies 67.8 x 67.8 x 6.2 ft and facilitates operation via 19 in. touchscreen LCD. FANUC 31i-B CNC control and PC-based control (NT-IPS) accelerate processing, while max tool swing of 23 in. on upper and lower turrets lets users drill through 2 in. dia bar from one side. Other features include 31.5 in. distance...

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5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center suits varied lot machining.
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5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center suits varied lot machining.

Designed for rigidity and stability, Matsuura MAM72-100H is suited for machining of large, complex parts common in aerospace and energy industries. It handles hard-to-machine alloys and supports unmanned operation. With X/Y/Z travels of 41.33 x 36.22 x 37.79 in., A-axis table that tilts between -120° and +30°, and full 360° C-axis rotation, HMC handles workpieces 39.37 in. deep...

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Methods to Feature "Production On Demand" at imX 2011
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Methods to Feature "Production On Demand" at imX 2011

Learning Lab Sessions to Feature Innovative Technology and Strategies for Today's Manufacturing Challenges. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. - Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, will be featuring solutions for Production on Demand" at the imX-Interactive Manufacturing Experience event to be held in Las Vegas, September 12-14, 2011. Methods is one of the...

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Turning Centers deliver enhanced operation via software.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Turning Centers deliver enhanced operation via software.

Nakamura-Tome Multitasking Turning Centers are available with CAMplete TruePath Turn/Mill software, which provides G-Code editing, optimization, analysis, and verification tools. Enabling range of turn/mill functions, software delivers full Simulation of Nakamura turning centers and programs as well as tooling and workholding libraries. Capabilities for G-Code editing and verification, reorder...

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