CNC Machine Tools News

What is Mazak's role in Industry 4.0?

The pressure to increase productivity, quality and to supply more and more information to customers…

… from machine utilisation rates through to 3D simulations of 5-axis programmes, is already filtering down the supply chain to even the smallest machine shop.

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What to consider when buying a Vertical Machining Center

Today’s Vertical Machining Centers (VMCs) offer a wide range of features and capabilities – from 3-, 4- and 5-axis milling and user-friendly CNC controls to a plethora of options that further increase productivity and expand part processing possibilities in terms of shape and geometry. And while all the available variations of VMCs can seem overwhelming, there are three key considerations to keep in mind that will help narrow your selection down to the one that’s perfectly matched for your applications.

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McLaren-Honda extends exclusive machine tool partnership with Mazak

McLaren-Honda has further extended its contract with Yamazaki Mazak, ensuring the manufacturer continues in its role as the sole Official Supplier of CNC machine tools to the McLaren-Honda Formula One team.
Mazak has supplied the team for 18 years, and currently has a total of 33 machines installed at the McLaren Technology Centre in Surrey, including multi-tasking and multi-axis machines from the Integrex and Variaxis series.

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The new Zoller Venturion 450 is here

The future of production “to hand” – the new Zoller Venturion 450 not only impresses with its new, ergonomic eQ one-hand control handle and a striking look, but also offers everything you need for the networked manufacturing of the future!

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Full 5-axis or 3 + 2 Machining: Which is Right for You?

If you currently use conventional 3-axis machining, your logical part processing progression is the step up to full 5-axis or 3 + 2 machining capabilities. While both offer advantages, understanding the fundamental differences between the two is key to determining which process will best meet your specific needs.

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Mazak Smooth Technology

Mazak's Smooth Technology is a complete process-performance platform that spans the entire part-production landscape, from programming and setup to metal removal operations to automation to monitoring/data collection and transfer.

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Mazak Integrex i-100ST

The mazak Integrex i-100ST, a Multi-Tasking horizontal machining center that brings the high accuracy and productivity of the company’s popular INTEGREX i Series into a smaller footprint that measures 119.2″ (3,030 mm) x 98.2″ (2,495 mm).

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