American Machinist http://americanmachinist.com/rss.xml en Boeing Finalizes Design, Capabilities for 777X http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-finalizes-design-capabilities-777x <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing agreed with suppliers and customers on capabilities and basic design configuration for the new 777X. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-finalizes-design-capabilities-777x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-finalizes-design-capabilities-777x#comments News Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:23:00 +0000 25901 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The 777X will be a redesigned version of the 777, the long-range, wide-body jet that is the world&rsquo;s largest twin-engine aircraft. It is intended to compete with the new Airbus A350.</p> GibbsCAM Emphasizing Speed, Functionality for Digital Manufacturing http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/gibbscam-emphasizing-speed-functionality-digital-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">GibbsCAM 2015 brings a “comprehensive update,” including a new Universal Kinematic Machine engine that simplifies the task of CNC programming. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/gibbscam-emphasizing-speed-functionality-digital-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/gibbscam-emphasizing-speed-functionality-digital-manufacturing#comments CAD/CAM Software Machining / Cutting Gold Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:42:00 +0000 25891 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>GibbsCAM 2015 introduces a new Universal Kinematic Machine (UKM) engine and other new capabilities that the developer said simplifies programming, make toolpath strategies &ldquo;more powerful,&rdquo; and simulate complex machining processes accurately.</p> Airbus Sees Russia/CIS Market Demand at $150 Billion http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-sees-russiacis-market-demand-150-billion <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus forecast passenger-aircraft demand in Russia and CIS would hit 1,280 new jets valued at $150 billion by 2034.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-sees-russiacis-market-demand-150-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-sees-russiacis-market-demand-150-billion#comments News Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:05:00 +0000 25881 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Airbus has over 340 aircraft in service with 28 airlines in the Russia/CIS region. &ldquo;The Russia &amp; CIS market has always been of key strategic importance to Airbus, and we believe it will continue to grow, even with the recent challenges in the region, as air traffic has proven to be resilient to crisis around the globe,&rdquo; according to Airbus EVP &ndash; Sales Christopher Buckley.</p> Tooling Adapts Four-Axis HMC for Custom Honing http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/tooling-adapts-four-axis-hmc-custom-honing <div class="node-body gallery-body">Thanks to adaptable tooling and programming, Heller’s H-Series four-axis horizontal machines have single set-up boring capability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/tooling-adapts-four-axis-hmc-custom-honing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/tooling-adapts-four-axis-hmc-custom-honing#comments Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:48:00 +0000 25871 at http://americanmachinist.com Boeing Forecasts Chinese Aircraft Demand at $950 Billion http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-forecasts-chinese-aircraft-demand-950-billion <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing forecasts 20-year demand for new-aircraft orders from China will total $950 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-forecasts-chinese-aircraft-demand-950-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-forecasts-chinese-aircraft-demand-950-billion#comments News Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:19:00 +0000 25861 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>China&rsquo;s Hainan Airlines last year committed to buy 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, worth more than $5.1 billion, part of the expansion of the world&rsquo;s largest domestic aircraft market.</p> Steel Output Continues Global Decline Through July http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-output-continues-global-decline-through-july <div class="node-body article-body">Primary steel production fell 2.2% worldwide from June to July, to 133 million metric tons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-output-continues-global-decline-through-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-output-continues-global-decline-through-july#comments News Mon, 24 Aug 2015 01:51:00 +0000 25851 at http://americanmachinist.com New Bombardier Jet On Track for Commercial Debut http://americanmachinist.com/news/new-bombardier-jet-track-commercial-debut <div class="node-body article-body">Bombardier’s new CS100 narrow-body jet has completed over 80% of the flight test hours needed for certification. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/new-bombardier-jet-track-commercial-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/new-bombardier-jet-track-commercial-debut#comments Machining / Cutting News Fri, 21 Aug 2015 01:52:00 +0000 25841 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Swiss will be the first airline to put the CS100 aircraft into service, in the first half of next year, Bombarier has said.</p> Four New Turning Centers Add Functionality, Flexibility http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/four-new-turning-centers-add-functionality-flexibility <div class="node-body article-body">Doosan introduced four new models for its Puma GT series turning centers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/four-new-turning-centers-add-functionality-flexibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/four-new-turning-centers-add-functionality-flexibility#comments Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Gold Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:18:00 +0000 25831 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Doosan Puma GT2600M CNC turning center with live tooling.</p> Steel, Aluminum Shipments Weakened in July, Down YTD http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-aluminum-shipments-weakened-july-down-ytd <div class="node-body article-body">MSCI’s Monthly Activity Report for July 2015 suggests weakening industrial activity in the U.S. and Canada. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-aluminum-shipments-weakened-july-down-ytd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/steel-aluminum-shipments-weakened-july-down-ytd#comments Machining / Cutting News Thu, 20 Aug 2015 02:35:00 +0000 25821 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Metals Service Center Institute reported that its U.S. and Canadian members&rsquo; steel and aluminum inventory levels &ldquo;deteriorated&rdquo; during July 2015.</p> Additive Manufacturing Enhances the Precision of Toolmaking http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/additive-manufacturing-enhances-precision-toolmaking <div class="node-body gallery-body">SLM and hybrid manufacturing expand Mapal’s design and production capabilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/additive-manufacturing-enhances-precision-toolmaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/additive-manufacturing-enhances-precision-toolmaking#comments Cutting Tools Shop Operations Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:43:00 +0000 25811 at http://americanmachinist.com Airbus Starts Production on CFRP Wings http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-starts-production-cfrp-wings <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus started manufacturing the wing structures for its A350-1000 jets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-starts-production-cfrp-wings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-starts-production-cfrp-wings#comments Machining / Cutting News Wed, 19 Aug 2015 02:29:00 +0000 25801 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The A350-XWB&rsquo;s 213-fit wingspan is the largest ever produced for a single-deck, wide-body aircraft, a design factor intended to reduce weight and conserve fuel.</p> IndiGo Orders 250 A320neo Jets from Airbus http://americanmachinist.com/news/indigo-orders-250-a320neo-jets-airbus <div class="node-body article-body">Indigo confirmed an order with Airbus for 250 A320neo series narrow-body jets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/indigo-orders-250-a320neo-jets-airbus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/indigo-orders-250-a320neo-jets-airbus#comments News Tue, 18 Aug 2015 02:34:00 +0000 25791 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The Airbus A320neo series was introduced last fall, with engines provided by CFM International or Pratt &amp; Whitney, and redesigned wings that help to cut jet-fuel consumption. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Boeing Sees $240 Billion in New Demand from India http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-sees-240-billion-new-demand-india <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing issued a 20-year forecast for the Indian commercial airline market, estimating demand at $240 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-sees-240-billion-new-demand-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/boeing-sees-240-billion-new-demand-india#comments News Sun, 16 Aug 2015 16:45:00 +0000 25781 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Air India Express is the low-cost extension of the Air India brand, the dominant carrier in the Indian market, and one of several start-ups in the regional market &ndash; which has one of the higher growth projections in Boeing&rsquo;s global market forecast.</p> Cutting Tool Demand Shows Manufacturing is Flat http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-demand-shows-manufacturing-flat <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. manufacturers’ demand for cutting tools totaled $188.7 during June, a 1% decline in consumption from the June 2014 result.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-demand-shows-manufacturing-flat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cutting-tools/cutting-tool-demand-shows-manufacturing-flat#comments Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Fri, 14 Aug 2015 02:38:00 +0000 25771 at http://americanmachinist.com Rapid.Tech: International Trade Fair and Users' Conference for Rapid Technologies http://americanmachinist.com/rapidtech-international-trade-fair-and-users-conference-rapid-technologies <div class="node-body event-body">The Rapid.Tech trade fair and user’s conference for Rapid Technology tracks the process development from the prototype until the generative manufactured final product. Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a manufacturing method which benefits from the exchange of experience with constructing engineers and users and thus can be used successfully.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Exhibition Centre Erfurt</span> <div class="street-address"> 34 Gothaer Strasse </div> <span class="locality">Erfurt</span>, <span class="region">TH</span> <span class="postal-code">99094</span> <div class="country-name">Germany</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="50.960202">50° 57' 36.7272" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="10.990417">10° 59' 25.5012" E</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34+Gothaer+Strasse%2C+99094%2C+Erfurt%2C+de">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Rapid.Tech trade fair and user&rsquo;s conference for Rapid Technology tracks the process development from the prototype until the generative manufactured final product. Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a manufacturing method which benefits from the exchange of experience with constructing engineers and users and thus can be used successfully.</p> <p>Products that are manufactured by the use of AM get attached in more and more industrial sectors. Amongst others this is the reason why the Rapid.Tech attends to the different range of applications of AM by offering&nbsp;the User&rsquo;s Conference, the Design Engineers Day and trade forums dealing with aviation, medical technology, tools and science.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/rapidtech-international-trade-fair-and-users-conference-rapid-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/rapidtech-international-trade-fair-and-users-conference-rapid-technologies#comments 50.960202 10.990417 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:06:00 +0000 25761 at http://americanmachinist.com MC Machinery Systems Open House http://americanmachinist.com/mc-machinery-systems-open-house <div class="node-body event-body">MC Machinery Systems will partner with distributor North South Machinery to host an open house in Cypress, CA on September 9-10. There will be several product experts on hand as well live machine demonstrations highlighted by Mitsubishi’s industry-leading sinker and wire EDMs and high-speed, 5-axis milling technology. Attendees will also have the chance to learn about MC Machinery’s exclusive hybrid additive technology, the LUMEX Avance-25. Product experts will be available to explain the one-of-a-kind laser sintering, high-speed milling hybrid process and its applications.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">MC Machinery’s West Coast Technology Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 11170 Valley View St. </div> <span class="locality">Cypress</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">90630</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.800145">33° 48' 0.522" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.027436">118° 1' 38.7696" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.800145+-118.027436+%2811170+Valley+View+St.%2C+Cypress%2C+CA%2C+90630%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>MC Machinery Systems will partner with local distributor North South Machinery to host an open house in Cypress, CA on September 9-10. The event will take place at MC Machinery&rsquo;s West Coast Technology Center at 11170 Valley View St. from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> There will be several product experts on hand as well live machine demonstrations highlighted by Mitsubishi&rsquo;s industry-leading sinker and wire EDMs and high-speed, 5-axis milling technology. Attendees will also have the chance to learn about MC Machinery&rsquo;s exclusive hybrid additive technology, the LUMEX Avance-25. Product experts will be available to explain the one-of-a-kind laser sintering, high-speed milling hybrid process and its applications.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Other live demonstrations will include a high-speed EDM drills and a general-purpose turning center. Everyone in attendance will receive a welcome package and a full sushi bar lunch will be served. There will also be the opportunity to enter a drawing to win an Apple watch.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/mc-machinery-systems-open-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/mc-machinery-systems-open-house#comments 33.800145 -118.027436 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:01:00 +0000 25751 at http://americanmachinist.com American Precision Museum’s Model Engineering Show and Maker Space http://americanmachinist.com/american-precision-museum-s-model-engineering-show-and-maker-space <div class="node-body event-body">The American Precision Museum’s 16th annual Model Engineering Show and Maker Space is an opportunity to see some of New England’s best model engineers with their fine craftsmanship and engineering excellence. </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Windsor Recreation Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 196 Main Street </div> <span class="locality">Windsor</span>, <span class="region">VT</span> <span class="postal-code">05089</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="43.474787">43° 28' 29.2332" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-72.389479">72° 23' 22.1244" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=43.474787+-72.389479+%28196+Main+Street%2C+Windsor%2C+VT%2C+05089%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The American Precision Museum&rsquo;s 16<sup>th</sup> annual Model Engineering Show and Maker Space will be held on Saturday, October 24<sup>th</sup>, from 9:00am-4:00pm at the Windsor Recreation Center and the museum.</p> <p>The Model Engineering Show is an October tradition in the Upper Valley with the opportunity to see some of New England&rsquo;s best model engineers with their fine craftsmanship and engineering excellence. Perfection is the hallmark of the model engineering and miniature movement, and the engaging demonstrations throughout the day at the museum and Recreation Center highlight the most intricate of skills.</p> <p>Last year the Springfield Armory National Historic Site was at the museum with a working model of a Blanchard Lathe. Developed circa 1817, this lathe revolutionized the way irregular shapes were cut.</p> <p>$10.00 adult admission and $5.00 for students to the American Precision Museum at 196 Main Street and the Windsor Rec Center, within walking distance of the museum, at 29 Union Street.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/american-precision-museum-s-model-engineering-show-and-maker-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/american-precision-museum-s-model-engineering-show-and-maker-space#comments 43.474787 -72.389479 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:38:00 +0000 25741 at http://americanmachinist.com GF Machining Solutions / OSG California Symposium http://americanmachinist.com/gf-machining-solutions-osg-california-symposium <div class="node-body event-body">GF Machining Solutions and OSG will co-host a two-day symposium offering a variety of training courses for EDM and high-speed milling solutions for medical, moldmaking and aerospace sectors.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">GF Machining Solutions Center of Competence</span> <div class="street-address"> 9271 Jeronimo Road </div> <span class="locality">Irvine</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">92618</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.652267">33° 39' 8.1612" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-117.719759">117° 43' 11.1324" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.652267+-117.719759+%289271+Jeronimo+Road%2C+Irvine%2C+CA%2C+92618%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>GF Machining Solutions and OSG will co-host a two-day symposium in Irvine, California, on September 29 and 30. The event will offer a variety of training courses as well as hands-on access to the latest EDM and high-speed and high-performance milling solutions for the medical, moldmaking and aerospace sectors.</p> <p>On September 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., OSG will host Train the Nation, a comprehensive overview of key machining techniques. The in-depth workshop will discuss how bringing together machining, programming and cutting tools on the shop floor results in maximum productivity.</p> <p>GF Machining Solutions will host courses and demonstrate its latest technologies on September 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The company&rsquo;s aerospace market segment manager will present several new dedicated machines for the aerospace and power generation segments. Additionally, the company&rsquo;s applications team will be on hand to consult with attendees on any challenges they are currently facing.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/gf-machining-solutions-osg-california-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/gf-machining-solutions-osg-california-symposium#comments 33.652267 -117.719759 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:25:00 +0000 25731 at http://americanmachinist.com New Ways Around Old Turning Problems http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-ways-around-old-turning-problems <div class="node-body article-body">The design of Ingersoll Gold-Duty rough turning inserts advances the technology for large-scale turning.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-ways-around-old-turning-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/new-ways-around-old-turning-problems#comments Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Gold Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:32:00 +0000 25721 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Ingersoll&rsquo;s Hi QuadF face mill works like a router to make more chips faster.&nbsp; The tool rotates at 785 SFM as it feeds outward at 0.561 IPR on the C axis.&nbsp; Free-cutting tool geometry with a 12&deg; lead angle minimizes lateral cutting forces for stable machining all the way out to the circumference of the flange.</p> Lockheed Expands Cruise Missile Production http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-expands-cruise-missile-production <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin expanded its cruise missile manufacturing plant in Troy, Ala., adding capacity to supply U.S. and international market demands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-expands-cruise-missile-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/lockheed-expands-cruise-missile-production#comments News Thu, 13 Aug 2015 02:47:00 +0000 25711 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Lockheed&rsquo;s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM and JASSM-ER) is a long-range, conventional, air-to-ground, missile &ldquo;designed to destroy high-value, well-defended, fixed and relocatable targets.&rdquo; It is a 2,000-lb class weapon with a penetrator/blast fragmentation warhead, employing precision routing and guidance with an infrared seeker in addition to &ldquo;anti-jam GPS&rdquo; to find a specific aim-point on the target.</p> Machine Tool Orders Up, But Trend Remains Weak http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machine-tool-orders-trend-remains-weak <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. machine shops and other manufacturers increased their orders for machine tools during June, up 4.6% from May $355.43 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machine-tool-orders-trend-remains-weak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/machine-tool-orders-trend-remains-weak#comments Machining / Cutting News Wed, 12 Aug 2015 02:43:00 +0000 25701 at http://americanmachinist.com Rolls-Safran JV Building New Plant, Starts Shipping in 2017 http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-safran-jv-building-new-plant-starts-shipping-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce plc finalized its manufacturing joint-venture with the Safran group’s Hispano-Suiza, a company named Aero Gearbox International.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-safran-jv-building-new-plant-starts-shipping-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-safran-jv-building-new-plant-starts-shipping-2017#comments News Mon, 10 Aug 2015 01:13:00 +0000 25691 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>Rolls-Royce&rsquo;s new partner, Hispano-Suiza, specializes in manufacturing accessory gearboxes for commercial jets. &nbsp;Its plant in Poland has over 500 workers producing aerospace gears and housings for power transmissions. Construction will start later this year on the venture partners&rsquo; new plant nearby, in Podkarpackie province, an area known as the Aviation Valley.</p> Airbus Draws $5.2-Billion Order from British Air/Iberia Parent http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-draws-52-billion-order-british-airiberia-parent <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus recorded an order for 31 new aircraft from International Airlines Group, estimated to be worth $5.2 billion at current values.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-draws-52-billion-order-british-airiberia-parent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/airbus-draws-52-billion-order-british-airiberia-parent#comments News Fri, 07 Aug 2015 01:40:00 +0000 25681 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The A350 XWB, which made its commercial debut earlier this year, is described by Airbus as &ldquo;the world&rsquo;s most modern and efficient aircraft family.&rdquo;</p> Makino Technology Expo 2015 http://americanmachinist.com/makino-technology-expo-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The Makino Technology Expo 2015, a biennial exhibition, will highlight new manufacturing processes, techniques, philosophies and strategies vital to transforming businesses for greater success in the global marketplace. The two-day event will take place Sept. 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Makino’s Die/Mold and EDM Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Mich.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Makino Technology Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 2600 Superior Court </div> <span class="locality">Auburn Hills</span>, <span class="region">MI</span> <span class="postal-code">48326</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="42.703332">42° 42' 11.9952" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-83.241454">83° 14' 29.2344" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=42.703332+-83.241454+%282600+Superior+Court%2C+Auburn+Hills%2C+MI%2C+48326%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Makino Technology Expo 2015, a biennial exhibition, will highlight new manufacturing processes, techniques, philosophies and strategies vital to transforming businesses for greater success in the global marketplace. The two-day event will take place Sept. 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Makino&rsquo;s Die/Mold and EDM Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Mich.<br /> <br /> The event will include demonstrations of some of Makino&rsquo;s latest high-precision machining technologies, including machines equipped with the new Professional 6 (Pro6) control, updated sinker EDM technologies with the new Hyper-i control, the D800Z 5-axis vertical machining center with pallet change system and U6 H.E.A.T. wire EDM. More than 20 machines will be under power with multiple demonstrations displaying state of the art machining process solutions. Presentations are scheduled to cover a wide variety of manufacturing solutions from automation systems to closed-loop processing techniques and flexible workholding solutions, plus a special featured guest presentation to provide attendees with an in-depth look at today&rsquo;s tooling industry and the future of tool and die manufacturing.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> &ldquo;Once again, we are thrilled to invite tool, die, mold and EDM manufacturers to our facility so that they can continue to learn about the latest technologies available to grow their businesses, increase their productivity and bolster their bottom line,&rdquo; said Mark Rentschler, Director of Marketing at Makino. &ldquo;One-on-one consultations with Makino&rsquo;s engineers, machine demonstrations and presentations from experts like Laurie Harbour of Harbour Results Inc. make the Makino Technology Expo an invaluable resource for manufacturers who are interested in learning more about industry issues, innovations and effective machining techniques and solutions.&rdquo;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/makino-technology-expo-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/makino-technology-expo-2015#comments 42.703332 -83.241454 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 17:57:00 +0000 25671 at http://americanmachinist.com Mill/Turn Module Highlights New CAD/CAM Version http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/millturn-module-highlights-new-cadcam-version <div class="node-body article-body">BobCAD-CAM Inc. Version 28 introduces a Mill Turn module and an option for introducing customized and specialty milling tools. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/millturn-module-highlights-new-cadcam-version" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/millturn-module-highlights-new-cadcam-version#comments CAD/CAM Software Gold Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:20:00 +0000 25661 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>BobCAD-CAM&rsquo;s Version 28 includes a Mill Turn module that supports complex setups, including multiple turrets, multiple spindles, programmable tailstocks and steady rests, and machines with B (five-axis) milling heads, C, and CY axis capabilities.</p> Rolls-Royce Building Turbine Engines for Royal Navy Program http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-royce-building-turbine-engines-royal-navy-program <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce is under contract to supply MT30 gas turbine packages for the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-royce-building-turbine-engines-royal-navy-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/rolls-royce-building-turbine-engines-royal-navy-program#comments News Thu, 06 Aug 2015 03:40:00 +0000 25651 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>In addition to the MT30 construction contract, Rolls-Royce signed design/development agreements with BAE Systems for the new frigate&rsquo; steering gear, stabilizing fins, and mission bay handling equipment.</p> Shrinking Tools and Gaining Greater Control, Precision http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/shrinking-tools-and-gaining-greater-control-precision <div class="node-body gallery-body">Haimer shrinking technology enhances Starrag machining centers’ precision cutting potential, delivering quality down to the finest details for turbine blisk and blade cutting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/shrinking-tools-and-gaining-greater-control-precision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/shrinking-tools-and-gaining-greater-control-precision#comments Machining / Cutting Thu, 06 Aug 2015 01:02:00 +0000 25641 at http://americanmachinist.com Service Centers’ Shipments Show Some Rebound in June http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/service-centers-shipments-show-some-rebound-june <div class="node-body article-body">Metal service centers posted monthly gains in shipments of steel and aluminum for June, though year-to-date results were less positive. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/service-centers-shipments-show-some-rebound-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/service-centers-shipments-show-some-rebound-june#comments Machining / Cutting News Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:37:00 +0000 25631 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>While steel shipments trail 2014 volumes, aluminum deliveries are up 1.1% YTD for U.S. service centers, up 1.5% YTD for Canada&rsquo;s centers.</p> EU Machine Tool Builders Report Improving Demand http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/eu-machine-tool-builders-report-improving-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Europe’s machine tool manufacturers are reporting mostly positive conditions and optimistic prospects through the first half of 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/eu-machine-tool-builders-report-improving-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/eu-machine-tool-builders-report-improving-demand#comments Machining / Cutting Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:31:00 +0000 25621 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>A weak Euro is one factor supporting industrial demand in the European Union, which is helping regional manufacturers of machine tools to offset falling demand from emerging markets.</p> First Engine Delivered for China’s New Passenger Jet Program http://americanmachinist.com/news/first-engine-delivered-china-s-new-passenger-jet-program <div class="node-body article-body">CFM International delivered the first LEAP-1C jet engine to China’s Comac, in advance of installation in the new C919 aircraft</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/first-engine-delivered-china-s-new-passenger-jet-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/news/first-engine-delivered-china-s-new-passenger-jet-program#comments News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:52:00 +0000 25611 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>More than 30 LEAP engines have been completed by CFM International and are in testing now, or in final assembly, for installation in new aircraft planned by Airbus, Boeing, and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China.</p> CFM International