WARD CNC INTRODUCES HIGH-SPEED FIVE-AXIS VMC OPTIONS WITH ‘AGILE’ AND ‘SMART’ AXILE RANGE
T W Ward CNC Machinery (Ward CNC) based in Sheffield & Redditch has added the exciting new high specification AXILE range of overhead traveling gantry-type, five-axis vertical machining centres to its already considerable range of multi-axis, single set-up manufacturing solutions. “The AXILE G8 model brings to the UK market a new dimension of high-end, high-speed, five-axis machining,” at competitive prices.
HYUNDAI WIA KIT450 TWO-AXIS LATHE TURNS BAR WORK ON ITS HEAD FOR MIDLANDS SUB-CONTRACT MACHINIST
The installation of a Hyundai Wia two-axis lathe has not only immediately shaved cycle times by 18 per cent on an existing component at DJT Engineering (Midlands) but by releasing capacity, the machine is also enabling the Walsall-based company to double its output of components derived from bar!
INDUSTRY 4.0 INITIATIVES PUT SORALUCE MACHINING DEVELOPMENTS ‘AHEAD OF THEIR TIME’
That the Industry 4.0 integrated information initiative holds great benefit for machine tool users is patently clear to Soraluce – and will be to its worldwide customer base.
APEX MACHINING SERVICES LTD POINTS TO TAKISAWA TAIWAN LATHE FOR TURNING SUCCESS
Andy Casey’s strategy to improve production routines at Apex Machining Services and expand the company’s customer base has received a major fillip with the installation of a Takisawa Taiwan NEX-108 two-axis lathe, which was immediately put to good use in the production of a range of spindles and pins for the medical devices sector.
HARTFORD 5BC-X300 – FIVE AXIS MACHINING CENTRE – HIGH EFFICIENCY SOLUTIONS FOR AEROSPACE COMPONENTS
The heart of any machine is often the spindle and head arrangement and the swivel type fork head with +/-240 degrees of C axis swivel and +/-100 degrees of B axis movement which is used on this machine is indeed the heart of the new 5BC-X300 from Hartford.