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Plate-processing cell combines plasma, oxyfuel cutting with machining - TheFabricator.com

Plate-processing cell combines plasma, oxyfuel cutting with machining

September 6, 2012

Ficep Corp. will introduce some of the latest developments in the Gemini 36 HD product line at FABTECH. This multitasking, CNC plate-processing cell combines plasma and oxyfuel cutting with machining to integrate the operations of drilling, milling, tapping, countersinking, and scribing. A...

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Horizontal machining center offers grinding, drilling, boring, milling

September 5, 2012

The G7 i Grinder five-axis horizontal machining center from Makino is a single-platform system for grinding, drilling, and milling of aerospace blades, vanes, and turbine discs. It also helps simplify the manufacturing process with NC intermittent dress. The machine employs a 12,000-RPM HSK-63A...

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Horizontal machining center made for large parts

August 28, 2012

Okuma America Corp. has introduced the MU-10000H five-axis, high-speed horizontal machining center designed for challenging applications in aerospace machining, heavy equipment, and other large parts. The high-torque machine can run from a cold start because it resists thermal deformation,...

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1EM capacity triples after acquisition

August 7, 2012

1 Engineering & Manufacturing (1EM), Neenah, Wis., a multidisciplined, vertically integrated engineering and manufacturing company providing advanced manned and unmanned intervention systems for the subsea oil and gas industry, has expanded capacity with its first capital improvement program....

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Five-axis machining center features rotary swivel table - TheFabricator.com

Five-axis machining center features rotary swivel table

July 19, 2012

The HBZ Trunnion horizontal machining center from Handtmann A-Punkt Automation GmbH is designed for five-axis machining of aluminum, steel, and titanium on table diameters of 31.5, 47.24, and 63 in. As a production machine, it is suitable for automotive, die and mold, toolmaking, machine...

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Lollis Metals expanding in South Carolina

July 19, 2012

Lollis Metals Inc., a metal fabrication and machine shop, has announced plans to expand its operations in Anderson, S.C. The expansion involves the addition of 80,000 sq. ft. of space to its current facility, as well as the acquisition of Temco of the Upstate Inc., also of Anderson. The $3 million...

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Slab milling machine introduces no heat, produces no residue - TheFabricator.com

Slab milling machine introduces no heat, produces no residue

July 18, 2012

MFL, Division Sawing and Milling Technology, offers a machine that uses milling rather than conventional machining techniques such as grinding or flame descaling to machine steel slabs. The condition of the slab remains 1-to-1 unchanged. The process introduces no heat into the slab and produces...

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Vertical machining center provides flexibility for aerospace machining

July 9, 2012

Makino has introduced the D300 five-axis vertical machining center, designed for small, complex, 3-D contouring of parts in aerospace machining, medical manufacturing, high-end job shop, and die/mold applications. The worktable offers a work area diameter of 11.81 in., accommodating workpiece...

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Machining center processes tube in three stages - TheFabricator.com

Machining center processes tube in three stages

June 27, 2012

BLM Group USA offers the EM80 combined automatic sawing and end machining center for the cutting, chamfering, facing, boring, threading, and profiling of tube. The machine operates in several stages or stations. The first cuts the tube or bar to length; the second performs turning operations...

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Multitasking machine processes raw material to finished workpiece in single setup - TheFabricator.com

Multitasking machine processes raw material to finished workpiece in single setup

June 14, 2012

Mazak offers the Integrex i-200S, which processes midsize, complex components through twin turning spindles and a milling spindle with the power of a vertical machining center spindle. Featuring a footprint of 157.1 by 110.2 in., the machine turns, drills, taps, and mills while offering...

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ETM Mfg. adds business development, customer service staff

June 13, 2012

ETM Mfg., Littleton, Mass., a supplier of custom sheet metal manufacturing, machining, and assembly serving regional OEMs, has added staff to its business development and customer service teams. Richard Dapp has almost 40 years of manufacturing experience in engineering, sales, and service. As...

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Oberg Industries achieves AS9100 certification, expands capacity

May 23, 2012

Oberg Industries, Freeport, Pa., a full-service contract manufacturer of precision-machined or stamped metal components, has received AS9100:2009 Rev C certification. The company recently added 11,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space; $1.7 million worth of new equipment, and new manufacturing,...

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BLM Group USA appoints southwest sales manager - TheFabricator.com

BLM Group USA appoints southwest sales manager

March 7, 2012

BLM Group USA, a Wixom, Mich.-based manufacturer of tube processing equipment, has announced the appointment of Todd O’Brien as its new southwest region sales manager. In this position, O’Brien is responsible for customer account management and sales of the company's equipment. The...

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Amada announces grand opening of Dallas facility

February 10, 2012

Amada will celebrate the grand opening of its new Dallas Satellite Center March 7-8. The center will work in conjunction with the Amada Solution Center in Schaumburg, Ill., and the Los Angeles Technical Center in Buena Park, Calif., to provide ongoing access for local and national customers. At...

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Formtek installs machining center for roll tooling production

February 2, 2012

Formtek has installed a new eight-axis, dual-chuck machining center at its Cleveland location. According to the company, the new machine will eliminate many of the time-consuming steps currently involved in its roll form tooling production while helping to increase tooling quality and consistency....

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