Successful companies seldom rest on their laurels, and do not shy away from a challenge. Recently FLSmidth ABON found a new challenge in the form of a very critical operation that could not be performed on their existing multi-tasking machines. The reason was not only the extremely complex technology involved but also the lack of a successful precedent in producing dimensionally correct, geometrically true gears of various kinds on a general purpose multi-tasking machine.
This video shows the machining of a front wheel hub on a Mazak Integrex i400. hyperMILL MILL-TURN Machining is a powerful mill-turning solution that is completely integrated in hyperMILL. Programmers can use turning strategies as well as 2.5D, 3D and 5-axis milling strategies in one user interface.
Customers of Polygona AG, based in Jona, Switzerland, testify to the excellent technical level of their impellers, even though the company began production only two years ago. Polygona’s debut in this industry was able to succeed thanks to assistance from a machine tool manufacturer and OPEN MIND Technologies AG as their CAD/CAM supplier.
C. & E. FEIN GmbH, the leading maker of professional power tools for metal-working, automotive and interior applications, will use the hyperMILL CAM system from OPEN MIND Technologies AG. The resulting seamless integrated process chain, will guarantee a consistently high level of quality and precision from product development to production.
North London based Alfred Terry & Sons has been making jewellery for around 100 years. Specialising in gem set products including wedding bands, pendants and earrings, most designs incorporate diamonds or semi-precious stones such as sapphires and rubies.
As a family owned business established since 1973, Long & Marshall Ltd has seen its fair share of downturns and recessions over the last 35 years. However, the Havant based subcontract manufacturer to the aerospace, defence, medical and F1 industries believes its investment in technology and highly skilled staff will not only maintain but generate business through the current economic climate.
That’s what good NC paths should be like: smooth, round and effective to machine. hyperMILL from OPEN MIND creates such NC paths, for milling dream yachts, for example. And that’s why the famous Italian shipyard, Azimut-Benetti, uses the software from Germany. The result is better boats and greater cost effectiveness.
Making the most of job opportunities determines the success or failure of businesses around the world. This is why it is always important to innovate and stay up to date with new technologies, to help create and drive new job opportunities within and outside of your current markets.
Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH + Co. KG creates exclusive automobiles for discerning customers, using BMW models as a basis. They are also active participants in the auto racing scene. The automobile manufacturer, located in Buchloe in Germany‘s Allgäu region, has been successfully using OPEN MIND Technologies‘ hyperMILL CAM system to create NC programs for years.