Automate Your Legacy Machines with Collaborative Robots All Axis Machining struggled to automate the operation of old machinery. When the company discovered the open integration architecture through the Universal Robots+ platform it was quickly able to automate six different operations with collaborative robots. The deployment was so successful that All Axis started offering UR cobot integration services to other machine shops. Full Article
The ST-20 / ST-38 Swiss-type lathes from Star CNC are some of the most advanced, high precision sliding head lathes available. Quick-change tooling system is used with offline presetting for fast tool change. Three independent turret design allows for three tools in a cut for faster production. Rigid design and simultaneous front and rear end working and 12 axes provide the machine's complex machining capability.
Replace messy mist systems and improve dry machining with clean, cold air! EXAIR's Cold Gun Aircoolant System improves tolerances, tool life and production rates by cooling with 20°F air. The Cold Gun is ideal for tool sharpening, drill and cutter grinding, milling, band sawing, more.
Based on reader interest and analysis from our editorial staff, this article won MAN's Product Focus Award for last month's eNewsletter. We would like to congratulate the winning company. In case you missed it, please click on the headline above to view the article.