Methods Machine Tools to Hold Open House on November 5th and 6th at Arizona Technology Center

Tempe, AZ. U.S.A.  – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, automation and accessories, will be holding an Open House at their state-of-the-art Technology Center in Tempe, Arizona on November 5th and 6th, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day.  Manufacturing professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend. (

Located at 615 West 24th Street in Tempe, Methods will have several precision machines under power with advanced machining demonstrations including the YASDA YMC 430 Ver. II, a new Micro Machining Center that is ideal for the ultra-precise manufacturing and high surface finishes required on small, complex features in components and dies / molds in industries such as medical and semi-conductor. The Nakamura-Tome AS-200 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center featuring a single spindle, single turret in a heavy duty and compact machine for exceptional value will also be featured.  From the recently introduced KIWA-Methods KMH Horizontal Machining Series, Methods will demonstrate the new, compact KMH-300A Direct Drive 40-Taper, 15,000 RPM, 300 mm dual pallet machine.

The FANUC C600iA RoboCut Wire EDM Machine with a CNC FANUC Series 31i-WB control will be under power featuring several new capabilities including new Volumetric Taper Compensation with 4-Axis over burn control (TPCMP), a first in the industry.  And the FANUC RoboDrill D21iL (long bed) Vertical Machining Center with a 24,000 RPM spindle dual pallet changer will be demonstrated with the latest controller from FANUC.

High Performance FEELER Machining Centers will include the HV-1000 40-Taper, 15,000 RPM spindle Vertical Machining Center and the FTC-100 Slant Bed CNC Turning Center with a high precision 6,000 RPM, 15 HP spindle motor to meet the demanding needs of heavy cutting.  From Citizen Swiss Turning Center, an L20 type Xii will be shown.   A Current EDM Drilling Machine will be EDM drilling small holes, and metrology solutions will include the VisionGauge® Digital Optical Comparator 500 and 400 Series.

Methods' experts will be on hand to discuss manufacturers' application requirements.  In addition, visitors will be able to check out the latest tooling, workholding, software and probing technology products being displayed by participating companies.  Lunch will be catered by the BBQ Company.

For more information please and to register please call (602) 437-2220 or (

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. has been a leading supplier of precision machine tools, automation and accessories for over 55 years, providing extensive applications engineering support, installation, parts, service, and training through a network of large state-of-the-art technology centers and dealers throughout North America.  For more information about the Open House, please contact Methods at 615 West 24th Street, Tempe, Arizona, TEL: (602) 437-2220, Email: or visit their website at

Company Contact:                                                        

Mr. Chris Porter

General Manager

Methods Machine Tools, Inc./Arizona

(602) 437-2220                    

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