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Tilt-Spindle 5-Axis HMC in a Compact Footprint

Mitsui Seiki's HU100-TS 100 tilt-spindle 5-axis horizontal machining center (HMC) is designed to provide high rigidity and accuracy when machining tough materials such as titanium and Inconel that are common in aerospace, power generation and other high-value applications. It is engineered to machine large, hard-metal workpieces that are better suited for tilt-spindle processing than trunnion table operations. The machine's fixed table and tilting head arrangement facilitates production of heavier and larger parts and can permit use of shorter,...

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5-Axis Universal Machining Center

GROB Systems offers its second-generation G350 featuring a compact design, enhanced milling performance, high visibility and optimized work area access. The GROB G350 is suitable for use in aerospace, die and mold industries or medical applications. "The GROB Systems G350 Universal Machining Center delivers high productivity, optimum availability and excellent maintenance access," said a company spokesperson. "What is more, it features a unique machine concept: three linear and two rotary axes permit 5-axis simultaneous machi...

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Double Ended Threaded Rods Now Manufactured by Triangle

Triangle Manufacturing Company, a Wisconsin based metal component manufacturer, now offers double ended threaded rods to original equipment manufacturers. "We noticed manufacturers spending extra time assembling rod ends and threaded rods together," explained Don Brandner, Director of Sales and Marketing. "We saw this as an opportunity to help our customers save time and money on the production floor." Triangle is now manufacturing spherical rod ends and threaded rods in-house. Spherical rod ends and threaded rods ca...

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Two-Axes Rotary Assembly with Direct-Drive Rotary Stages

IntelLiDrives' integrated 2-axis rotary assembly provides high-speed machining capabilities for complex 3D part geometries. The precision-aligned system allows accurate positioning on a hemispherical surface. Multiple frame sizes provide a wide range of load carrying capabilities. Two-axis rotary combinations feature direct-drive DDR rotary stages. "Direct-drive motors exhibit significantly higher throughput and maintenance-free operation when compared to gear- and screw-driven technology. With peak rotation speeds of up to 1,000 RPM, ...

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Precision 5C Toolroom Lathe with Servo Threading System

Babin Machine Tool has announced the availability of its new precision 5C style toolroom lathe, model TML-5Cst with USA made servo threading system. Designed for the modeling and low production shop environments, features of the TML-5Cst lathe include Hardinge style wide dovetail bedplate design, direct drive 5 HP spindle to 3,500 RPM, 5C lever collet closer and high precision .0001" toolroom accuracy. "Manual threading is made easy using color touchscreen for data entry of threading information. No gearbox maintenance, knob s...

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GWS Tool Group Announces Acquisition of STF Precision

GWS Tool Group announced that it has acquired STF Precision. This was the third add-on acquisition for GWS that took place in 2020. Located near Asheville, NC, STF is a manufacturer of precision cutting tools, primarily in the categories of polycrystalline diamond tools (PCD), single-crystal diamond tools (SCD) and Cubic Boron Nitride (CBN). The company's product capability portfolio includes brazed PCD rotary tools for non-ferrous materials, PCD 8-facet drills for aerospace composites, PCD grooving inserts for automotive applications and m...

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