Machine Tools

IMTS Advance News for MAG Industrial Automation Systems Booth Nos. A-8218 & F-2705
Milling Machines

IMTS Advance News for MAG Industrial Automation Systems Booth Nos. A-8218 & F-2705

Productivity Solutions - Optimizing Cutting Performance and Improving Cycle Times at IMTS High performance tooling and processes increase productivity and precision of machines, extend tool life, reduce piece costs and save big on capital investment June 2008 - MAG Maintenance Technologies offers high performance rotary tooling, cutting fluids, application support and CATIA 5-axis programming...

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Miscellaneous Guides

Roller Guides target machine tool industry.

Offered in custom sizes ranging from RA15 to RA65 and equipped with retaining piece, RA Series Roller Guides support factory automation applications, and offer substantial reduction in roller passage vibration to ensure motion accuracy. High performance seals block entry of foreign matter such as wood chips, metal chips, and dust into rolling surface, preventing performance loss. For severe...

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Viper Grinder Wins Award
Tool Grinders

Viper Grinder Wins Award

Makino-NCMT Grinding Division won the category Best Grinding/Abrasive Machine Tool" for the Makino i-Grinder G5 VIPER grinding machine at this year's MWP Awards Dinner. It was held on April 22 in Birmingham, UK, during the MACH 2008 machine tool exhibition. The award was collected on the night by Alan Gibbons, Director of Technology at NCMT, which is sole agent in the UK for the Japanese-built...

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Vertical Machining Center produces large, complex parts.
Machining Centers

Vertical Machining Center produces large, complex parts.

Featuring DCG technology that minimizes vibration by pushing moving structural parts along their simulated centers of gravity, NMV8000 DCG® 5-axis vertical machining center accommodates workpieces with diameters up to 39.7 in. and weighing up to 2,200 lb. Unit offers 3D interference checking function and direct drive motors that eliminate backlash and enable high-speed rotation. With...

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AME Designs, Builds Amrok Dedicated Manual Fixtures
Tooling Fixtures

AME Designs, Builds Amrok Dedicated Manual Fixtures

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. (AME) can design and build Amrok ready-to-use dedicated manual fixtures from the ground up for horizontal and vertical machining centers and other CNC machinery. AME's services include machining tombstones to designing per customer specification. The company can provide tombstones with edge locating, hardened and ground wear pads, center locating or just...

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CNC Machinery

Don Prudhomme Racing and Okuma America Form Associate Sponsorship and Technology Partnership

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - February 26, 2008 - Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in the development of machine tool technology and Computer Numeric Controls (CNC), has entered into a manufacturing and technology partnership agreement with Don Prudhomme The Snake" Racing for their NHRA top fuel drag racing team. The two-year associate sponsorship deal through the 2009 season will give...

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Machine Tools

Material Finishing Tool weighs 3.3 kg.

Designed for robot-assisted surface machining of metals and plastics, air-driven MFT material finishing tool achieves speed of 2,600 rpm under load, and has air consumption of around 9 L/min. Pressure force on tool is regulated via air pressure and can range between 14-74 N, and axis can give 15 mm in axial direction. Device is equipped with sensor to detect contact with work piece, while...

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Machine Tools

CNC Router Tool optimizes feed rates.

Measuring 3/8 in. diameter, Tuff Core Compression tool utilizes dual-grade carbide that incorporates tough inner core for added strength and wear-resistant outer shell for maximized life in abrasive materials. Since 3/8 in. tool can replace Â-½ in. compression tools, higher yields are possible.

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Ball Screws and Nuts

TW Series of Ball Screws for Twin-Drive Systems Used in Machine Tools

Contributing Towards Higher Rigidity, Accuracy, and Responsive Performance of Machine Tools- Tokyo, Japan, September 29, 2006 - NSK Ltd. has developed a new series of ball screws for twin-drive systems, which are used in machine tools and machining centers. An increasing number of machining centers and machine tools are adopting twin-drive systems due to an increase in size of the machines...

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Miscellaneous Software

Delcam Offers Four New PowerMILL Options

Delcam has rationalized the wide range of functionality within its PowerMILL CAM system into four options: o Standard PowerMILL for companies with conventional machine tools, o PowerMILL Pro, which provides extra strategies for high-speed machining o PowerMILL 3+2 for the programming of positional five-axis machines and o PowerMILL 5-axis for continuous five-axis operations. All of the options...

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