Milling Machines

Roland DGA to Showcase its Open Architecture MDX Series Mills at SOLIDWORKS World 2018
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Roland DGA to Showcase its Open Architecture MDX Series Mills at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

Irvine, Calif., Jan. 31, 2018 – Roland DGA will be demonstrating its latest 3D milling machines and other advanced digital devices at SOLIDWORKS World 2018, February 5-8, in Los Angeles. Held annually, this 3D design and technology event attracts thousands of SOLIDWORKS users, resellers, entrepreneurs, educators and students from all over the world. At this year’s show, Roland DGA will be...

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Fives Giddings & Lewis T-bed Horizontal Boring Mills with Contouring Heads and Programmable Boring Bars

FOND DU LAC, Wis., July 10, 2017 – The Giddings & Lewis T-bed horizontal boring mill, introduced last year at IMTS 2016, is now available with a range of contouring heads and programmable boring bars also known as feedout tools. Feedout tools add an extra level of machining versatility to live spindle horizontal boring mills. Providing a programmable axis capable of turning and complex...

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VK4II CNC Knee Mill is equipped with 7.5 HP backgeared motor.
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VK4II CNC Knee Mill is equipped with 7.5 HP backgeared motor.

Having travel range of 33 (X) x 15 (Y) x 5.25 in. MillSlide™ (Z) with 16.5 in. (knee) and 5.9 in. quill, VK4II CNC Knee Mill features two-speed 3,900 rpm spindle. Programmed using G-code or a CAM system, unit comes with 8200B CNC with 1 GM memory, 2 GB disk storage and 12 in. LCD monitor. Offering ram travel of ±11.5 in. with ±90° head tilts, product is equipped with table guard, power knee...

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GF Machining Solutions to Unveil Several New Machines at Open House
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GF Machining Solutions to Unveil Several New Machines at Open House

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL., April 25, 2017 – GF Machining Solutions will introduce seven brand new machines – two of which will be the heavy-duty AgieCharmilles CUT P 350/550/850 wire EDMs and the highly precise Mikron MILL P 900 vertical mill – at its upcoming Solutions Days event. Taking place June 6 – 7 at the Company’s U.S. Headquarters in Lincolnshire, Illinois, the event will also showcase...

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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I
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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I

For refineries and petrochemical plants, cleaning heat exchangers is a dirty job but somebody has to do it. While there are many approaches on how to clean shell and tube heat exchangers, it is indisputable that the right method is absolutely critical for ensuring that equipment is fully operational. Otherwise, you could end up with a potential equipment shutdown, which will cost you time and money. In this three-part series, you will learn about the various benefits, methods, and obstacles involved in heat exchanger cleaning. Part one introduces the fundamentals of cleaning, as well as explores the pros and cons of on-site versus off-site services. Download the first of this three series to assist you in finding the best solution for your dirty job here.

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Productivity Boosting Technologies Take Center Stage at Mazak Northeast Event

FLORENCE, Ky., April 3, 2017 – Mazak will host a special Discover More with Mazak™ Technology and Learning event at its Northeast Technology Center in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, May 16 – 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event will give manufacturers in the region an opportunity to explore machine tool and support technology solutions that can enhance productivity and overcome specific...

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Seco Increases Flute Options for Popular Jabro
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Seco Increases Flute Options for Popular Jabro

TROY, Mich., Dec. 1, 2016 – Seco has expanded the high-feed machining applicability of its Jabro-HFM JHF980 solid-carbide end mill with new 4- and 5-flute options. The additional flutes allow part manufacturers in industries such as aerospace and medical to achieve maximum productivity when performing face, slot and select plunge milling operations. Seco applied the latest design and grinding...

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KBDM PCD face milling system offers  finishes of 2 to 3
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KBDM PCD face milling system offers finishes of 2 to 3

Using fine-pitch aluminum body with wedge-style clamps and adjustable pockets, KBDM PCD face milling system is stocked in standard sizes of 2.5 - 8.0 in. (63 - 200 mm). Designed for high-volume machining, unit enables initial cutting speed of 3280 ft/min (1000 m/min) and feedrates of .004 in. per tooth (0.01 mm). With small diamond grains, KD1400 offers excellent chipping resistance. Using large...

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Automated 3D Milling Machine serves diverse applications.
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Automated 3D Milling Machine serves diverse applications.

Compatible with diverse resins and woods, MODELA MDX-50 offers machining area sized to accommodate larger models and mill multiple objects simultaneously. Automatic Tool Changer (ATC) is standard, and optional rotary axis unit can rotate work materials 360° for milling cylindrical objects as well as automating fabrication of 2-sided, 4-sided, and custom-angled items. Integrated control panel...

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Great Interest in Reducing Machining Times with HyperMILL
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Great Interest in Reducing Machining Times with HyperMILL

Chicago (US) – OPEN MIND Technologies USA looks back on a very successful appearance at IMTS. Visitors at the International Manufacturing Technology Show were dazzled by the hyperMILL® MAXX Machining performance package. Machining experts from a wide range of industries were impressed by the enormous time savings offered by the strategies for roughing, finishing and drilling. The 5 axis...

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Mazak Booth Draws Thousands at IMTS 2016

Company spotlights new advanced manufacturing systems and SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak hosted a record number of visitors through its booth during the six days of IMTS 2016, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 12-17. The company demonstrated over 20 highly advanced manufacturing cells and systems. Among these were its next-generation HYBRID Multi-Tasking technology...

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Fresh Air Intake
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Fresh Air Intake

Alan Manufacturing has a long history of developing innovative solutions for HVAC applications. With over 1,000 product designs under our belt, we have gained a reputation as the go-to source for HVAC dampers, hardware, duct supports, zone control systems, and much more. Adding to this extensive list of achievements we now announce the release of our new line of Fresh Air Intake products. Designed to meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards, they are the most robust and high-performance product of their kind. See our video to learn more.

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