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Okuma boasts benefits of new 5-axis MU-8000V

Okuma America is singing the praises of its innovative 5-axis vertical machining centre – the MU-800V. The new MU-8000V CNC vertical machining centre promises “versatility and superior accuracy”, thanks to its 5-axis multi-sided machining for high efficiency and productivity. It comes from the same series which produced the award-winning MU-63000V, which was honoured in Nikkan […]

CGTech’s VERICUT software will be at the Paris Air Show

CGTech is preparing to showcase its expanded range of software apps for the aerospace industry at the Paris Air Show, taking place on June 15-19. Its VERICUT verification and optimisation software is used to simulate CNC machining – multi axis milling, drilling and trimming of composite parts, water jet cutting, robotic machining and mill/turn centres. […]

DMG Mori introduces NZX 4000 turning centre

Designed for machining large workpieces, the NZX 4000 is a twin-turret CNC turning centre launched for more productive machining of long workpieces with large diameters. Particularly useful for engineering applications, it’s useful for making crankshafts for marine engines or oil pipeline components. It’s structured with a trapezoidal shape, deformation-resistant machine be, and wide, flat guideways […]

New desktop CNC machine Stepcraft 2 launches on Kickstarter

Another desktop all-in-one machine has launched online, promising a multitude of manufacturing features aimed at individual ‘makers’ interested in tools that multitask as CNC mills, 3D printers and laser engravers. The Stepcraft range has already been successful in Europe, and has launched its second iteration in the United States as well. Building on its original […]

BLM Group USA launches the E-Flex CNC wire bending machine

BLM group USA, a world-renowned manufacturer of tube processing equipment, has introduced the E-Flex, a highly versatile CNC bending machine for wire fabrication. Featuring an automatic single head, this fully electric CNC machine is designed for simple to highly complex three-dimensional wire bending, for both short runs and high-volume production. The Michigan-based firm specialises in […]

CNC Software Inc. announces Meghan Summers-West as new president

The developer of Mastercam CAD/CAM software, CNC Software Inc recently named its new president as Meghan Summers-West. Summers-West has served as the firm’s operations manager since 2009, and the announcement was made at the beginning of April at the firm’s Connecticut HQ by the her father, ex-president and now-chairman Mark Summers. In his announcement, he […]

CNC software developers to exhibit NCSIMUL at Eastern State Exposition

CNC software developer Spring Technologies will be exhibiting at EASTEC in Massachusetts, in mid-May this year. The focus of their stand will be their flagship simulation software NCSIMUL Machine and NCSIMUL Player 9.2. Aiming to reflect the growing adoption of remote and mobile software accessibility, Spring will also showcase its new mobile system called WYSIWYC […]

Daltons Wadkin provides Kimla solution for rail arm of iLECSYS

When Hertfordshire-based firm iLECSYS needed a large capacity CNC solution to increase production of their engineered GRP rail systems, they found Daltons Wadkin – and their Kimla 4-Axis BPF model. According to Alex Dalton of Daltons Wadkin, diversity and capacity were key considerations. Dalton said: “To cope with the range of GRP material being processed […]

Hybrid Ambit system wins award at Manufacturing for Growth

Texas-based firm Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies won the inaugural International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA) on the for its 3D printing machine hybrid technology. The award was presented at The Manufacturing for Growth Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Dr Jason Jones, co-founder and CEO of Hybrid, gave some insight into the innovative Ambit system. He said, “Hybrid technology […]