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Absolute Machine Tools Expands Product Line Up with Ecoca CNC Lathes

Lorain, OH, October 8, 2007 - Absolute Machine Tools, Inc., is pleased to announce its partnership with Ecoca Industrial Co., Ltd., Taichung, Taiwan. Absolute will sell Ecoca's CNC lathes through its North American distribution network encompassing the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. According to Stanley Yu, Ecoca's business department manager, Ecoca is happy to establish relations with Absolute, the...

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Hardinge Expands Their Line of European-Style Collets and Feed Fingers
Chucks and Collets

Hardinge Expands Their Line of European-Style Collets and Feed Fingers

Hardinge Inc. (Elmira, New York) continues to expand their line of European-style collets to meet the increased demand from multi-spindle machine owners in North America. Hardinge will manufacture and inventory solid collets, master collets & pads, solid feed fingers and master feed fingers & pads. They will fully support Euroturn, Gildemeister, Index and Schütte machines with 24-hour shipping...

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Vertical Turning Centers feature inverted spindle.
Lathes

Vertical Turning Centers feature inverted spindle.

Available with fixed spindle and live turret tooling, Inverted Vertical Turning Centers can be used as stand-alone machines or as part of production line. Thermo-stabilized spindles are equipped with hydraulic breaking system for sturdiness and encoder for precise positioning. Traveling inverted spindle allows for direct part pick up. For vibration dampening and rigidity, machines feature...

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Hardinge HQC Quick-Change Collets
Chucks and Collets

Hardinge HQC Quick-Change Collets

Hardinge Inc., Workholding Division August 10, 2006 Hardinge® HQC® Quick-Change Collets take the ups and downs out of bar work... Faster changeover than standard collets and more flexible than master collets and pads, the HQC® Quick-Change Collet Systems by Hardinge offer long life, can accommodate bar stock variation and provide the opportunity for increased spindle speeds. The flexible...

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Lathes

CNC Lathe features high-speed automatic part loading system.

With 8-station drum turret on each slide, Kitako HS4200i CNC Lathe offers x-axis gantry loading feed rates of 6,700 ipm. Unit features 4,500 rpm maximum spindle speed (5,000 rpm optional), rapid traverse rates, carrier indexing time of 1.5 sec, and 0.3 sec turret indexing per station. It offers variety of part processing methods and features 4-spindle technology to provide seamless cycling of...

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Turrets

With the Industry's Only Turret with a Built-In Motor(TM), the NL Series of CNC Lathes Reaches 5000 Units Shipped

On November 1, 2006, Mori Seiki's NL Series, which was released in June 2004 and which features the only Turret with a built-in motor(TM) in the industry, passed 5000 units shipped. To reach this mark in only 2 years is an incredible achievement. By placing the motor inside the turret, the NL Series minimizes the heat and vibration which spread over a wide area from the many parts which...

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Material Handling Equipment

Royal Introduces New Rota-Rack Rotary Parts Accumulator

Royal Products introduced a new patent-pending Rota-Rack Rotary Parts Accumulator at IMTS '06. The Royal Rota-Rack offers a lean, cost-effective method for safely collecting finished parts as they come off of a CNC lathe, providing true unmanned production. Features include: o A unique rotary spiral that safely directs parts to the center of the turntable o A low-friction UHMW material coats the...

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Miscellaneous Software

Delcam to Launch PartMaker in Japan at JIMTOF 2006

Delcam will launch its recently acquired PartMaker range of software in Japan on booth W0021 at the JIMTOF 2006 exhibition to be held in Tokyo from 1st - 8th November. PartMaker is the world's leading system for the programming of multi-axis lathes with live tooling and CNC Swiss-type lathes. PartMaker is a knowledge-based machining system, allowing it to provide substantial gains in programming...

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Miscellaneous Software

Delcam to Show New Machining Software at Euromold Medical Technology

Delcam will demonstrate its recently-acquired SwissCAM and Dentmill CAM systems for the medical and dental industries at the new Medical Technology section within the Euromold exhibition. The exhibition takes place in Frankfurt from 29th November to 2nd December. SwissCAM is the industry-leading applications for the programming of Swiss-type lathes. These machines are used in the medical industry...

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Turning Center features 5C 1-1/16 in. bar capacity spindle.
Machining Centers

Turning Center features 5C 1-1/16 in. bar capacity spindle.

ELITE 27 MS turning center includes main spindle featuring 8,000 rpm drive system with 10 hp rating and 35 lb-ft torque rating, and 2-axis programmable sub-spindle that includes Fanuc 3 hp, 2.2 kW drive system with speeds from 0 to 8,000 rpm clockwise and counter-clockwise. Weighing 7,820 lb, system has 16 station top plate with non-lift turret indexing for contaminant-free operation. Z-axis...

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