CNC shaper does the work of multiple cutting machinesDecember 5, 2016 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Ohio Broach & Machine Company’s CNC Shaper Machine comes standard with many features that allow it to do the work of two or three standard cutting machines. Many different part configurations can now be manufactured using one machine for all. The result is less capital outlay, less labour required and, ultimately, more savings.
Top features and advantages
The Ohio Broach CNC Shaper Machine has the capability to machine multiple surfaces in seconds, with a speed of 600 cycles per minute. This four-axis CNC controlled machine combines limitless movements and specific tool design, enabling users to remove material precisely from the part to create virtually any special form. It is particularly suited for machining small and medium-sized lots of parts with special intricate forms, and has the capability to easily machine shapes and forms in blind holes and against shoulders or other obstructing features. In addition, multiple parts can be fixtured for machining with repetitive cuts in one cycle of the shaper, while radiused corners left by rotating cutting tools can be squared to specific sizes too small for other machining methods.
The movement of the part to the machine head is controlled through the CNC machine controls. Depending on the complexity of the parts, the number of axes will determine the amount of machining that can be performed in a single operation.
Some of the unit’s standard features include: full control of speed and feed of cutting tools; a mechanical machining head with up to six inches of stroke; an open flow coolant washdown system; a fully enclosed and guarded work area; a quick change tooling system; a chip removal system; and an automatic lubrication system.
A quality machine from a quality manufacturer
All of this is possible with minimal investment in special tools and fixturing, which reduces the overall cost of manufacturing parts. Plus, each unit is individually manufactured and customized, so it meets the user’s exact needs. And, because it’s an Ohio Broach machine, customers can have confidence that it combines versatility and high production rates with sturdy machine construction.
To learn more, contact Ohio Broach & Machine Company.