Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

Turn/Mill Centers offer 4- or 6-axis configurations.
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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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Vertical Machining Centers feature multi-tasking technology.
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Vertical Machining Centers feature multi-tasking technology.

With CUBLEX technology, Matsuura 5-Axis VMCs integrate turning and grinding functions into 5-axis milling platform. CUBLEX 25 PC 40 features 11.8 in. dia x 9.8 in. H max work size, 5.2 in. pallets, and 40-pallet changer, while CUBLEX 42 PC24 has work envelope of 16.8 in. dia x 14 in. H and 24-pallet changer with 12.8 in. round pallets. Standard spindle speed is 15,000 rpm for CUBLEX 25 and 12,000...

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Multiaxis VMC uses fouth axis to reduce part cycle times.
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Multiaxis VMC uses fouth axis to reduce part cycle times.

FANUC RoboDrill vertical machining center is available with FANUC DDR/B rotary fourth-axis, which eliminates positioning delays of traditional rotary tables. Capable of 200 rpm speeds, axis can unclamp, rotate 180°, and reclamp in less than 0.3 sec and has 220 lb part-loading and 369 lb-ft torque capacities. Axis offers virtually backlash-free operation; has direct-drive motor with no...

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Methods Announces First Order for KIWA-Japan Machining Center
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Methods Announces First Order for KIWA-Japan Machining Center

SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. (August 8, 2008) - Methods Machine Tools Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, today announced it has obtained its first order of a KIWA KH-45 Horizontal Machining Center. Only several weeks ago on July 15, Methods was appointed as the exclusive importer of KIWA- Japan Horizontal and Vertical Machining Centers for North America. The KIWA system was...

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Heavy-Duty VMC is built for years of continuous duty.

Featuring FANUC 31i CNC with simultaneous 3- or 4-axis control, FANUC RoboDrill eco(TM) performs high-speed milling, drilling, deburring, and chamfering. Ratings include 1,181 ipm feedrates, 1,890 ipm traverses, and 1.5 G acceleration. Also capable of rigid tapping to 5,000 rpm and high-speed reverse tapping, 30-taper VMC has 19.7 x 15.7 x 12.9 in. working cube and employs 14.75 hp, 10,000 rpm...

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Wire EDM Machine suits general and medical production.

Employing twin AC servo wire tensioning system and auto wire feed system, iMed uses 0.004-0.012 in. standard brass wire and is configured for continuous-duty production of aerospace components, medical instruments, and implants. Components include heavy-duty anti-electrolysis power supply, inverter-controlled DI chiller, AC servo-controlled water level for work tank, and CNC controller. Cutting...

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Turning/Milling Center offers up to 6,000 rpm speed.

Weighing 26,460 lb, Nakamura-Tome WY-250 multi-tasking turning/milling center features upper and lower Y-axis capability for milling or drilling simultaneously on both turrets. It includes 25 and 20 hp (left and right) spindle motors with Super Mill drivetrain milling motors on upper and lower turrets, offering 10 hp 40 Nm. Unit comes with 24 rotating, milling tool stations, 60° slant bed,...

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Turning Centers suit high-volume electronic parts production.

Maier MLK 125 Linear Automatic Series of Swiss-type turning centers features 1,600 ipm rapids in all axes and can accelerate up to 2 G. Powered by built-in 2.2 kW, 3 hp motors, main and opposed spindles offer both C-axis indexing of .001° and locked, 5° mechanical indexing capability with Â-½ in. maximum spindle bore diameter. Removal of guide bushing enables machine to operate...

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Machining Cell suits small to medium size job shops.
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Machining Cell suits small to medium size job shops.

Combining RoboDrill Vertical Machining Center with FANUC 6-axis robot for automated loading/unloading, JobShop Cell handles any part that fits in its 6 in. vise/chuck and features inbound and outbound conveyors and guarding. Work-handling interface accommodates hydraulic/pneumatic workholding options. FANUC RoboDrill VMC offers 14-tool tool changer, torque to 56 ft-lb, rigid tapping to 5,000 rpm,...

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Wire EDMs feature twin-servo wire-tension-control systemm.
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Wire EDMs feature twin-servo wire-tension-control systemm.

Constructed with thermally insulated cast Meehanite base, iD Series accommodates 0.010 in. round diamond wire guides as well as guides for 0.004-0.012 in. wire. Heavy-duty 1.26 in. ball screws for X and Y axes are double-anchored and encapsulated in bellows style covers to prevent contamination. Machines are equipped with 310iS-WA CNC control with Windows® OS, 15.1 in. LCD touch screen, and...

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