Modern Machine Shop

JAN 2017

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Page 133 of 148 January 2017 MMS 131 MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW Spotlight: Turning improvements aim to increase reliability and user- friendly access of the tool magazine, along with o t h e r e r g o n o m i c c h a n g e s . T h e r e d e - signed operator panel now has improved ergo- n o m i c s f o r s h i f t i n g , improved access to the integrated printer, more space for optional con- trol elements, optimized cabling and improved serviceability. A k e y a d v a n t a g e , according to the com- pany, is the enlarged steady-rest space, the result of an improvement i n t h e l a y o u t o f t h e energy chains. A positive secondary effect of this is a longer ser vice life and increased reliability of the energy chains. A separate pickup maga zine is available f o r v e r y l o n g a n d /o r heavy tools. The maxi- m u m to o l l e n g th h a s b e e n inc re a s e d f ro m 1,500 to 1,700 mm. The disc magazine can be extended to as many as 2 0 0 s t a t i o n s . D i r e c t access to all tool stations i s s ti l l p o s s i b l e e ve n w h e n u s i n g t h i s e x t e n d e d m a g a z i n e option, avoiding cum- bersome loading and unloading. In addition, reliable optical sensors have been installed in the tool magazine for tool- station monitoring. WFL Millturn Technologies Inc. - USA, call 248-347-9390 or visit VERTICAL LATHE PRECISELY MACHINES LARGE, HEAV Y PARTS Okuma's V920E X single-saddle ver tical lathe features a powerful turning spindle and a larger Your Threading Specialist! Call us! We can make it! Many are available in inventory! Over 1 million inserts in stock! LAYDOWN ON-EDGE FLO-LOCK 800-345-2815 or THREADMILLING CHASERS Thousands of new items added to our new Threading Catalog! State of the art coatings! Pressed, ground and raised chip breakers! Indexible and solid threadmills! API Threading chasers! • Buttress, WW, NPT, Rounds... Superior coatings! Combination Bar Turning ,Threading and Facing All-in-one!

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