5-Axis…it just ain’t that scary

5-Axis…it just ain’t that scary This is a blog written by Mike Cope a Hurco Applications Engineer dating back to 2013 regarding 5-Axis machining and the perception that it is just to scary to get into when speaking about CNC programming and cutting parts. [mk_blockquote style=”quote-style” font_family=”none” text_size=”12″ align=”left”]For some Read more…

5-Axis Accuracy

5-Axis Accuracy

Mike Cope, a Senior Applications Engineer and Product Specialist, explains the mystery surrounding 5-axis accuracy; as it applies to the workpiece itself, and how the overall positioning of the rotary axes of the machine might be affected, in his machining blog. Additionally, Mike provides tips to increase accuracy on your Read more…

MoldMaking Magazine Article

This is the article we helped MoldMaking Technology magazine develop. It covers some new control features that benefit all machinists who use 5-axis and some features that are specifically advantageous for moldmakers. Check it out!

Simultaneous 5-axis

This part illustrates the type of part that comes to mind for most people when they think of a 5-axis machining center.  The only way to make impellers and turbines is using simultaneous 5-axis machining with a CAD/CAM system. If you currently do all of your work on 3-axis VMCs, Read more…