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GMTA News of Note
Milling Machines

GMTA News of Note

GMTA NEWS OF NOTE Issue 2014-3 Ann Arbor, Michigan – GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents various top-quality German metalworking machine builders, including Profilator, Pittler, Praewema and WMZ.Â-  These machines are sold to the North American market by GMTA primarily for gear and spline production, as well as other power transmission applications.  The company's...

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It's MC Machinery Open House Season

June 18, 2014, EDM, Waterjet, Milling and Additive Machining June 25, 2014, Laser, Press Brake Wood Dale, IL - MC Machinery Systems, Inc. is looking forward to the summer ahead—not only for some overdue warmer temperatures, but also for our highly anticipated open houses. If you are looking to diversify, upgrade or expand your product offerings, this is the place to meet and talk with technical...

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GF Machining Solutions Helps Lotus F1 Team Mill at Full Throttle
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GF Machining Solutions Helps Lotus F1 Team Mill at Full Throttle

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.Â- – With Formula 1® racing kicked into high gear, the Lotus F1 Team will spend the 2014 season relying on high-performance milling technology from GF Machining Solutions to play a key role in driving its success. Approximately six months ago, the Lotus F1 Team, headquartered in Enstone, England, invested in six high-performance, cost-effective Mikron HPM 450U...

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High-Speed Milling Machine supports mold and die work.
Milling Machines

High-Speed Milling Machine supports mold and die work.

Equipped with 42,000 HSK spindle that uses ceramic hybrid ball bearings with oil-air lubrication, as well as liquid-cooled stator jacket and bearings, Mikron HSM 500 MoldMaster cuts at feedrates up to 784.4 ipm with rapid traverses up to 1,574.8 ipm. Machine features graphite extraction system touch probe capability and absolute optical linear scales with 20 nmÂ- step resolution on X, Y, and...

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Block System optimizes road milling efficiency.
Milling Machines

Block System optimizes road milling efficiency.

Consisting ofÂ- taper-press retention system that requires only single spare part for backup, KPL/KPR302 System offers long gauge length, which minimizes power requirements for road milling. Longer wear length translates into extended milling before maintenance is required. Tools and holders are designed for all road milling applications and cutting conditions, particularly for profile...

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DFT Reduces Customer Turnaround Time with State-of-the-Art Machinery

Company Installs New Large-Capacity Doosan VTS 1620M Vertical Turning Lathe Exton, PAÂ- – DFT Inc., an industry leader in the manufacturing of valves for more than 70 years, is now able to machine and manufacture valves even larger than before, thanks to the new Doosan Puma VTS 1620M recently installed in the company's shop. DFT can machine bigger and more precise valve orders and cut...

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Solid Carbide Endmill combines performance, extended tool life.
Milling Machines

Solid Carbide Endmill combines performance, extended tool life.

Used on steel, stainless steel, cast iron, and super alloys, Prototyp Proto•max™TG (Tough Guys) is available in 2–25 mm dia variants with 3,Â- 4, or 5 cutting edges. Design promotes chip removal, rear cutting edge has reinforced core to promote stability, and carbide substrate provides toughness for counteracting vibration induced fractures to cutting edge....

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Advanced CNC increases milling/turning machine capabilities.
Milling Machines

Advanced CNC increases milling/turning machine capabilities.

To improve accuracy, surface finish, safety, and communication capabilities for basic milling and turning machines, Sinumerik 808D Advanced offers up toÂ- 5 axes/spindle motion control on single machine channel. Drive bus communication occurs between CNC and drive for maximum position control, and data transfer is supported over standard Ethernet...

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Face Milling Platform addresses cast iron, steel challenges.

Featuring double-sided insert design withÂ- 8 cutting edges, KSSM8+™ maximizes metal-cutting performance in cast irons and steel workpieces. Respectively, IC10 and IC 12.7 sizes provide 0.354 and 0.236 in. depth of cut and lead angles of 88° and 87°; suitable applications include those where fixture limitations or part designs call for close to 90° shoulders....

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