The GENOS M560-V vertical machining center is part of Okuma's Affordable Excellence product lineup combining special pricing and superb quality. The highly rigid, thermally-stable double column construction allows for precise, heavy duty cutting and flawless finishes of difficult to machine materials. This VMC has the power and flexibility to deliver results time after time.
Apologies to the Beach Boys -- Vibrations Aren't Always Good While the latest machine tool technology may go a long way towards eliminating vibration and chatter, adding a new machine may not be realistic. However, Big Kaiser vice president Jack Burley writes there are less disruptive options that can make positive impacts on vibration without breaking the bank. Full Article
A NEW process for gearmaking from German Machine Tools of America. Hardened gears can now be worked to a tooth-to-tooth composite error and total composite error in the AGMA 12, DIN 5 range with a surface finish better than 1.5 Ra.
Whippany Actuations Systems makes electro-mechanical actuation systems for the aerospace and defense industries. The company needed to increase production quickly, preferred to manufacture in-house, and looked for an alternative solution to sinking a large expenditure into a new CNC machine.
The newest SW rough boring head configuration combines two of BIG KAISER's most impactful design solutions. The flexibility of a twin cutter to perform balanced or stepped cutting integrated with the anti-vibration Smart Damper technology allows for accelerated feed rates that can directly improve throughput day one.
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