Machinery & Machining Tools

Compact Drive Technology from Rexroth for Economical Complete Machining
Motor Controllers and Drives

Compact Drive Technology from Rexroth for Economical Complete Machining

Ultra-compact, motor-integrated drives are used to power the feed axes of the 5-axis machining head. AXXIOM, the new 5-axis CNC machining center from Anderson Europe can be used to completely machine formed parts made from timber, plastic, or lightweight metals up to 1,300 mm in height, features motor-integrated IndraDrive Mi drives with energy recovery capability from Rexroth to set a new...

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EDI Develops Advanced Layer Multiplier That Is Simpler, More Accurate, and More Versatile Than Any Other Microlayer System
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EDI Develops Advanced Layer Multiplier That Is Simpler, More Accurate, and More Versatile Than Any Other Microlayer System

Completely the Product of EDI Engineering, New Layer Multiplier Is Supplied without Royalty and Installs in Existing Production Lines with Minimal Modification CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI, U.S.A., July 29, 2009: A completely new layer multiplier enables producers of cast film and sheet to obtain the substantial property enhancements of microlayer structures yet is easier to deploy, more compact, more...

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HMC handles large parts and rugged cuts with ease.
Machining Centers

HMC handles large parts and rugged cuts with ease.

Measuring 70.9 x 63 in. size, FH1250SX Horizontal Machining Center (HMC) is suited for large-part manufacturers with space constraints. Machine features 40 hp, 6,000 rpm spindle and column designed to support spindle's cutting power by utilizing dual ball screws surrounding spindle housing. Unit accommodates up to 60 tools in its magazine, with 2.7 sec chip-to-chip tool change time.

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CNC handles variety of metal cutting needs.
Controls and Controllers

CNC handles variety of metal cutting needs.

EDGE Pro supports both oxyfuel and conventional plasma cutting systems. It comes pre-installed with Phoenix® software, including CutPro(TM) Wizard to simplify learning and operation of entire cutting system. Unit includes both analog and SERCOS motion control connectivity, touch screen display, and integrated operator's console and it is suitable for wide range of applications-from basic...

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Linear Motor Stages promote accuracy, throughput, uptime.
Positioners

Linear Motor Stages promote accuracy, throughput, uptime.

Available in 4 models that deliver 25, 50, 100, and 150 mm travel, MMG Mini-Mag offers uncompensated accuracy from 2-8 Â-µm, resolution from 1.0-5 nm, and repeatability to ±0.4 µm. Stages have 8 kg load capacity, anti-creep linear guideway, and adjustable limits. Feedback mechanism promotes uncompensated accuracy, and 3-phase brushless motor enables control with various OTS...

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Bourn & Koch Launches New "Composite Platform" Products
Grinders

Bourn & Koch Launches New "Composite Platform" Products

First Machine to be Exhibited at the AGMA Gear Expo as a Vertical OD/ID Grinding Machine The first iteration of Bourn & Koch's new 1000 mm size series composite platform machine will be completed in the 3rd quarter 2009. The first configuration of this innovative design is a (1) one meter CNC vertical OD/ID grinder, with hard finishing turning capabilities. It will be first shown to the public at...

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Sandvik Coromant Introduces Variety of New Milling Solutions
Other Milling Cutters

Sandvik Coromant Introduces Variety of New Milling Solutions

Fair Lawn, New Jersey, July 27, 2009 - Sandvik Coromant has announced a variety of expansions to its milling product lines, including the introduction of new tool diameters and innovative insert grades and geometries. The new tools will be available in October 2009. The CoroMill® 490 system will now offer additional tool diameters ranging from 0.787 - 4.921". Additionally, new insert...

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Rotary Table replaces many CAM-driven tables.
Rotary Positioning Stages / Tables

Rotary Table replaces many CAM-driven tables.

Mounted horizontally or vertically, Rotary Table RF is offered with optional accessories, magnetic brake, 3-Jaw Chuck, and 490 mm diameter flat disk. Variable-speed, infinite positioning rotary table accommodates loads to 170 lb and is available with stepper or servomotor and several different ratios (24:1, 52:1, and 100:1), affording high-speed and high-torque (188 Nm max) options. Footprint is...

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CNC Machining System accommodates large-format workpieces.
Machining Centers

CNC Machining System accommodates large-format workpieces.

With useable machining area of 60 x 40 in., ML-1500 is suited for sheet material, lengthy extrusions, and large-run batch machining. Design elements include solid-granite, vibration-dampened construction with precision linear guides as well as high-frequency spindles up to 60,000 rpm and minimal-quantity, electronically measured, spray-mist coolant system. Windows®-based controller works...

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Bridge Mills handle large parts with complex geometries.
Other Milling Cutters

Bridge Mills handle large parts with complex geometries.

Available in 6 models, DCM Series offers table sizes from 106 x 397 to 126 x 319 in. that support up to 150,000 lb. Machines utilize 50 hp spindle motor that turns CAT DIN, Mas, Big-plus, or HSK tools at speeds up to 10,000 rpm. Able to face mill stainless steel at rate of 35.7 ipm and cast iron at 44.3 ipm, machines include 40-station ATC and Fanuc 31i-A control. Bed and column are structured to...

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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit
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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit

Providing adequate fall protection is always a critical consideration and one that in many cases can be difficult to ensure. The new Mobile Fall Protection Unit is designed to facilitate positive fall protection in applications that would typically be difficult or impossible to provide with standard methods. To learn all about the advantages and convenience, see our video.

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