Production Machining

APR 2017

Production Machining - Your access to the precision machining industrial buyer.

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Five-Axis VMC Process Small, Complex Workpieces Booth 349 Mazak will feature its VC-500A/5X vertical machining center capable of full five-axis machining with a trunnion-style rotary/tilt table that enables accurate cost-effective processing of small, com- plex parts. The machine's table tilts ±110 degrees in the B axis and rotates 360 degrees in the C axis while accommodating workpiece weights ranging to 440 lbs. The machine is equipped with a robust, high-performance CAT 40, 12,000-rpm spindle that delivers high metal removal capabilities in all common materials like steel, aluminum and cast iron. A 30-tool capacity tool magazine helps reduce setup time, allows for redun- dant tooling and enables more unmanned uninterrupted operations. The machine features the company's Mazatrol SmoothX CNC, easing program- ming in either EIA or Mazatrol conversa- tional modes and enables overall faster part cycle times, the company says. The control has several advanced functions that include High Gain Feed Forward Control, Fast Rotary Axis Speeds, Vari- able Acceleration Control and Intelligent Pocket Milling. :: Mazak Corp. 859-342-1700, Coverage of the precision machining market. When the coolant becomes a Liquid Tool. Metalworking fluids to optimize productivity, economic efficiency and machining quality. Our specialists support you to get the best out of your machines and tools with the Liquid Tool. Please contact us for your local distributor. Blaser Swisslube Inc. Goshen, New York Phone 845-294-3200 Booth 912 :: 43 PMTS 2017

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