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Mazak Displaying Several Innovative Machines at CMTS 2011
Machining Centers (Machinery)

Mazak Displaying Several Innovative Machines at CMTS 2011

Florence, Kentucky - Mazak will demonstrate several innovative machines, one of which is making its Canada debut, in booth 2500 at the 2011 Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show taking place October 17 - 20 at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto. The machines are advanced solution ideas for various industries, such as aerospace, energy, heavy machinery equipment, valve, medical, die/mold and...

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

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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U.S.-Built Mazak Machines to Make EMO Debut
Machining Centers (Machinery)

U.S.-Built Mazak Machines to Make EMO Debut

Florence, Kentucky - Mazak Corporation will display Kentucky-developed and built machine models at EMO 2011, taking place September 19 - 24 in Hannover, Germany. Showing the machines outside of North America spearheads growth in the global market for American made Mazak machines. Mazak Corporation engineering at its U.S. facility has a long history of developing machines and standard options that...

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Machine Tools/Lathes feature high-torque spindles.
Machine Tools

Machine Tools/Lathes feature high-torque spindles.

Featuring turning cutting area of 0.50 mmÂ-², models B0203/204/205, S205/S206, BH20, BE20-V, SS20, and S207 are available with 10,000 rpm main spindle designed to boost metal removal and productivity without sacrificing precision. Tapping capability is rated to M10 in both Swiss and chucker configurations.

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Turning Center machines complex components in one pass.
Machining Centers (Machinery)

Turning Center machines complex components in one pass.

With 2 Y-axis turrets and transverse movement of combined counter-spindle and tailstock assembly, CTX beta 1250 4A can machine components from bar up to 102 mm diameter and 1,200 mm in length in both main and counter spindles, as well as chucked workpieces up to 300 mm long. Both spindles have integrated spindle motor that delivers up to 360 Nm at 5,000 rpm. Featuring 12 stations each, two VDI...

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New Turning and Machining Centres to Be Launched by Hurco
Machining Centers (Machinery)

New Turning and Machining Centres to Be Launched by Hurco

A total of eight machine tools, of which three will be on show for the first time in Europe, will be cutting metal on the Hurco stand at EMO 2011. Demonstrating the manufacturer's ever-broadening product range, the exhibits will include three different configurations of 5-axis machining centre as well as larger and multi-axis lathes. The new machines will include the BX30U machining centre, a...

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

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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Vertical Turning Center features gear cutting capability.
Milling Machines

Vertical Turning Center features gear cutting capability.

Designed for workpieces up to 2,700 mm dia, multi-axis Model VTC 2500H combines gear hobbing and milling with turning, drilling, threading, and contouring capabilities. Machine can turn blanks and subsequently cut gear teeth in one setup. It can also perform rough turning of outside diameter and gear cutting on inside diameter in one set up. Available with 36 or 46 kW power, 2 different heads can...

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Horizontal Turning Center eliminates thermal deformation.
Turning Machinery

Horizontal Turning Center eliminates thermal deformation.

Suitable for parts up to 16.5 dia x 29.9 in. long, Puma 3100 accepts bar stock to 4 in. dia and employs 30 hp motor which drives spindle at speeds to 2,800 rpm and generates max spindle torque of 828 lb-ft. Thermal isolation system eliminates thermal deformation by preventing machine-generated heat from reaching bed or headstock. Other features include tooling system with conical and flat-face...

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Turning Centers deliver enhanced operation via software.
Turning Machinery

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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