Turning/Milling Center delivers 5-axis multifunctionality.

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Featuring B-axis with 270° range of motion and capable of 5-face machining in one set-up, Mi8 is suited for manufacturing complex and multi-operation work pieces for industries that demand precision parts. Components include fixed station tools for turning, 20-station tool changer for rotary tools, as well as 8,000 rpm main turning and 20,000 rpm milling spindles. With integration of robot, machine can also perform unattended small production runs of carbon and copper electrodes.



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Amada Wasino's New Mi8 5-Axis Multi-Function Center Delivers Extreme Precision



Rolling Meadows, IL - The new Mi8 5-axis turning and milling center from Amada Wasino provides advanced manufacturing solutions for industries that demand parts with extreme precision, such as medical and aerospace. The multi-function center is designed for manufacturing complex, multi-operation work pieces.

"The Mi8's multi-axis functionality makes it an extremely flexible solution for our customer's increasing technological needs," said Bob Malmen, Chief Operating Officer of Amada Wasino.

Today's advancements, such as electric hybrids, hydrogen engines, new-generation diesel, and gas fuel injection system parts, can be manufactured with the utmost precision with Amada Wasino's Mi8.

The multi-function center integrates a tool changer and auto loader, making it ideal for the die mold industry. Its ability to machine small production runs of carbon and copper electrodes unattended, with the integration of a simple robot, provides a necessary solution to meet the increasing manufacturing community's labor demands.

The B-axis, with a 270-degree range of motion, delivers multi-axis functionality for increased flexibility. Other Mi8 features include five-face machining in a single set-up, fixed station tools for turning, 20-station tool changer for rotary tools, 8,000 rpm main turning spindle, and 20,000 rpm milling spindle.

For the last three decades, Wasino Corp. USA has dominated automated turning and grinding applications for small-part production. Now, as Amada Wasino America, we are part of the Amada Group, a leading global manufacturing network known for their absolute commitment to customer support and continuous product improvement. Amada sells more fabricating equipment than any other company in the world. Amada Wasino offers an extensive lineup of machines, including 27 models of automated CNC lathes, engineered to simplify and expedite the machining process. For more information, contact Amada Wasino America at 847-797-8700 or visit www.amadawasino.com.

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