FEATURED ARTICLESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Building Safety into Metal Forming Machines
By Steve Aamodt, SICK
To help prevent injuries and increase productivity for end users, machine builders are incorporating safety into the design...
The Pros and Cons of Embedded HMIs For Machine Builders
By Dan Hebert
Should you consider an embedded HMI instead of a PC-based HMI or a graphics terminal to provide an operator...
Test Equipment Leverages Smart Phones & Cloud Computing
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Fluke recently introduced Fluke Connect, a system which allows maintenance technicians to wirelessly transmit measurement...
Choosing the right encoder
What’s New in Process Technology
By Joe Kimbrell, Automation Direct
Encoders are special sensors that determine the position, velocity and...
NEWSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
- Bosch Rexroth opens Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center at high school
- Siemens PLM Solutions Partner Joins Partners in THINC
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Down in February
- U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption down in February
- Okuma hosts pre-engineering students
- U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 1.7% in January
- Heason Builds a Very Round Kilogram
- January Manufacturing Technology Orders Off
- U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 7.2% in December
- Manufacturing Technology Orders up 3.1% in 2014
- The Gradual Market Expansion of China’s CNC Metal-Cutting Machine Industry
- Okuma names Brad Klippstein Controls Product Specialist
PRODUCT NEWSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Okuma introduces HJ-400 horizontal CNC lathe
This machine tool is available in two bed lengths and is excellent for machining parts for several industries.
Hexagon upgrades ROMER Absolute Arm Laser Scanner
RS3 upgrade package doubles the scan rate of the previous integrated laser scanner, enabling users to inspect parts in approximately half the time.
Okuma introduces MU-6300V Vertical Machining Center
MU-6300V vertical machining center is suitable for 5-axis multi-sided machining in the aerospace and die/mold industries.
MEDIAin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
RESOURCESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Videos show simple steps for installing machine tool apps on Okuma CNC controls to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency.
Videos demonstrate basic CNC control procedures.
The products included are eight different series of belt-driven spindles, Mech-Tronix integrally motorized spindles, and standard spindle...
WHITE PAPERSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Paper describes machine tool apps and the 29 apps available in Okuma’s App Store, ranging from CAD/CAM software, measurement and gaging...
Advanced Machine & Tool of Fort Wayne, Indiana upgraded its old electrical CAD software because an important auto industry customer required EPLAN...
White paper describes Okuma's Super-NURBS programming functionality that meets high-accuracy finish requirements while speeding up cycle...
CASE STUDIESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Siemens Sinumerik CNCs, Simotics motors and Sinamics drives were installed at each lathe, with Simatic PLC and HMI as the master of the entire line.
OpTek Systems has installed non-contact confocal chromatic sensors from Micro-Epsilon on a number of its laser processing machines to measure the...
Metal-forming machines rarely enter a fourth decade of service. But when Royal Vendors of Kearneysville, WV, a manufacturer and remanufacturer...
EVENTSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
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The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.
IMTOS 2015 offers the latest developments and technologies for promotion and growth of engineering machinery and machine tool industry.