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Get that part OFF the TABLE

This comprehensive article about 5-axis workholding written by Mark Albert at Modern Machine Shop steps the reader through the pros and cons of each configuration. Workholding for effective 5-axis machining has to give the cutting tool sufficient room to maneuver, but that’s not the only need to consider. http://www.mmsonline.com/articles/get-that-part-off-the-table   Read more…

Jergens 5-Axis Fixture

New workholding system that dramatically reduces costly set up times on 3+2 multi-axis and 5-axis machines

Jergens, Inc., the world leader in quick change fixturing, introduces a new workholding system that dramatically reduces costly set up times on 3+2 multi-axis and 5-axis machines. The Fixture Pro® 5-Axis Quick Change System permits multi-sided access to pallet-mounted workpieces and provides locating accuracy to help manufacturers increase productivity and Read more…

NuCon primarily machines stainless steel, but they have experience machining a variety of materials including aluminum, titanium, exotics, and plastics

The people at NuCon Corporation are experts when it comes to impellers. More specifically, they are experts in the manufacturing of radial and axial compressors, pumps and turbines, shrouded impellers, expanders, diffusers, and jet engine cases. They’re also experts in 5-axis machining processes used to manufacture those impellers and the Read more…

5-Axis Machining Center - Hurco VM10Ui

Another advantage when you go from doing a part on a 3-axis machine to 5-axis is that you have less handling and you lessen the opportunity for error. – EMM Precision

EMM Precision / VM10U Because of Hurco’s track record of developing technology that increases productivity and for manufacturing rigid machines that last, EMM Precision purchased a Hurco 5-axis VM10U. Keith Dalpe, vice president, says the machine was purchased specifically for a new contract that EMM Precision won for a military Read more…