Okuma America Corporation will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its THINC®-OSP CNC control at the company's Technology Showcase event, December 10-12, in Charlotte N.C. Developed in 1963, OSP stands for "Okuma Sampling Path," to emphasize the innovation of creating a digital representation of the machine tool cutting path. Today the OSP continues to deliver innovation with functionalities that enable users to have better control of their machine tools and create manufacturing efficiencies that increase productivity.
Mechatronics, Single-Source and the OSP CNC Control Difference
Okuma developed the OSP control because of its deep commitment to the mechatronics approach, which blends mechanical and electrical systems to maximize seamless communication between the machine and its control. The company is now the industry's only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma, allowing for synergies that enhance reliability and performance. The single-source approach also provides users with unique opportunities for innovation and creating their own competitive advantage. Following are just a few of the characteristics of the OSP control that make it unique in the marketplace:
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