GibbsCAM: Maximize Your Shop's Profits
See for yourself how GibbsCAM can make your shop more profitable. Quick and easy programming, error-free post processors, and faster run-times all increase your bottom line.
Tsudakoma RNA Rotary Table on Okuma MC-V4020 Vertical Machining Center
Even today tool data is often entered manually! A time-consuming and extremely risky process – unacceptable and inefficient in times of sophisticated, IT-controlled manufacturing. Create a simple, uninterrupted data process from the initial steps of tool definition through stock keeping and up to machine use, efficiently organized with an intelligent tool management. Read here, how to always have the right data at hand in your tool flow and how to remain in control of the situation for each manufacturing step.more
Either as an alternative or complement to grinding, hard part turning offers a number of advantages that have become even more evident with further developments in insert concepts.more
Excellence in Redefining Productivity™ for customers worldwide is Kitagawa-NorthTech’s primary focus. Continually shaping solutions and operations to better serve customers, Kitagawa-NorthTech expanded their current in-house repair service program to include an on-site repair option to meet the needs of machine shops requiring minimal down-time for repairs.more
SMW Autoblok - AXN Indexing Chuck
The AXN Indexing Chuck from SMW Autoblok is ideal for parts with intersecting centerlines and multiple operations.
Asnuntuck Community College 4th Annual Manufacturing Technology Benefit Golf Tournament held in September netted $33,000.00. The tournament, in its fourth year, benefited Machine Technology at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut. Asnuntuck Machine Technology Program has been instrumental in helping ready the manufacturing workforce through their educational courses, as well as being the catalyst for scholarship programs.more
Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce that ABB, a leading provider of power and automation technologies, has joined Partners in THINC.
ABB, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operates in 53 countries and in more than 100 locations globally. ABB manufactures and supplies robots, robot software, peripheral equipment, process equipment, modular manufacturing cells and service tasks such as welding, handling, assembling and finishing just to name a few. Their target industries include automotive, energy, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage applications.more
Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, is pleased to announce that Renishaw’s Equator™ gaging system is on display at the Okuma Tech Center in Houston. This is an exclusive on the Houston market. The Equator™ is a groundbreaking alternative to traditional dedicated gaging. The patented, affordable design delivers high-speed comparative gauging for inspection of high-volume manufactured parts.more
ESPRIT is used to program an Okuma Multus B200 with Sandvik tooling for a show part demonstrating front-end programming, full machine simulation/verification, and optimized unedited G-code from the post processor - all from one system, ESPRIT. It should be understood this part ran with no G-code edits!
SCHUNK founded its United States facility in 1992 and has been manufacturing toolholding products and providing sales and support to local customers from the Morrisville, North Carolina facility for the past 20 years. This has lead to unparalleled success for North America, which spurred the development of two more entities, SCHUNK Canada and SCHUNK Mexico, in 2006.more
Caron Engineering TMAC7 Demo
Protect your CNC machine while providing valuable data with Partners in THINC member Caron Engineering's TMAC7, PC-based, tool monitoring adaptive control application software.
Renishaw's new RMI-Q multiple probe radio transmission system uses a single radio receiver for tool setting probe and spindle-mounted touch probe installations, offering fast integration and a cable-free machine environment. The system is easily integrated on a wide range of machining centers and CNC milling machines, offering users automated on-machine tool setting, tool breakage detection, part set-up and part verification capability. The new RMI-Q system will be demonstrated at the Renishaw booth at IMTS 2012.more
Visitors to the Riten Industries exhibit will be surprised to see a giant fiberglass replica of the Statue of Liberty. Standing over 13 feet, the statue holds aloft not a torch but a Riten live center. To support the company's successful center repair and trade-in program, the base of the statue is engraved with "Give me your tired, your poor, your rusty centers yearning to turn free".more
With the TENDO E compact, SCHUNK has started a new era in tool clamping. With this advanced toolholder, it is no longer required to use different holder technologies for milling, drilling, and reaming.more
Command Tooling Systems, LLC has introduced USA-made driven tools for Swiss machines.more
Quick Change Chuck
Reduces Setup Time
A Quick Change Chuck from Schunk turns a Multus B300 high production machine tool into a job shop machine with a quick turn of a wrench
Oil Coupling Cell
Improve efficiency, reduce downtime and increase safety with robotics and automation. A FANUC robot and Okuma machine tools (LU-45 horizontal lathe, 2SP-V60R CNC vertical lathe) combine to create an oil coupling cell that improves spindle utilization.
Renishaw’s on machine verification (OMV) software allows you to automatically check compliance of complex CNC machined parts against the relevant CAD model while still on the machine tool.
The Okuma MA-600HB horizontal machining center demonstrates our unique Turn-Cut functionality. Turn and mill all in one set-up, on one machine - save time and money!