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IMTS Preview

IMTS Preview

Makino will be bringing an incredible array of high performance machine technologies to IMTS 2014 in Chicago. Learn about new machines, automation systems, part demonstrations, unique displays, techni...
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5-axis Automation

5-axis Automation

Automation will be essential for North American manufacturers to compete globally. Makino is introducing a simple, flexible robot system for 4 and 5 axis horizontal machining centers that can be inst...
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Effects of Thermal Changes in Die/Mold applications

Effects of Thermal Changes in Die/Mold applications

Many machine tool manufacturers address the generation of heat during long machining operations in different ways. Some are far more effective than others. In this webinar you will learn about uniq...
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EDM Hole drilling.   Oil versus Water

EDM Hole drilling. Oil versus Water

Learn about different EDM hole drilling technologies and the impact on performance, accuracy and quality between oil and water di-electric systems. Hole size, entry and exit conditions, speed and L t...
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Unattended Machining Techniques for Die/Mold applications

Unattended Machining Techniques for Die/Mold applications

Unattended machining is essential to be competitive in the manufacturing of molds and dies. This webinar will focus on the enabling technologies and operational techniques to run with confidence unat...
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Machining a wide variety of materials and part sizes demands a new approach

Machining a wide variety of materials and part sizes demands a new approach

Today’s job-shop requires production flexibility. The ability to efficiently machine a wide variety of parts and materials including stainless steel, aluminum and titanium on a single machine provides...
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New Technology to reduce Wire EDM Part Cycle times while improving quality

New Technology to reduce Wire EDM Part Cycle times while improving quality

Learn how Makino’s new HyperCut wire EDM technology can provide significant cycle time savings while generating a superior surface finish. Actual results will be demonstrated in a variety of material...
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Tool Costs vs. Productivity in Hard Metals

Tool Costs vs. Productivity in Hard Metals

What is the point of extended tool life if your process times are so slow your part costs are not competitive? How far can you push tools to get the most productivity in hard metals and yet best utili...
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Why do Makino users have significantly lower perishable tool costs?

Why do Makino users have significantly lower perishable tool costs?

In this webinar, we will reveal actual manufacturing case studies that illustrate documented savings in tool costs. Also, we will illustrate the key factors that contribute to substantial improvement...
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Considerations for Large Part 5-Axis Machining

Considerations for Large Part 5-Axis Machining

Large part, five axis machining presents numerous challenges due to the size, weight and range of features found on large components. Investigate how the new Makino D800Z five-axis machining center p...
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Evolution of Wire EDM Technology

Evolution of Wire EDM Technology

Learn how Makino's new U3 and U6 Wire EDM platform can reduce cycle time and wire consumption while producing higher accuracy and finer surface finishes. The new HyperCut machining technologies are a...
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A New Approach to Machining Small Production and Medical Parts.

A New Approach to Machining Small Production and Medical Parts.

Having limited floor space for your machines should not mean that you limit your productivity! Small parts production on a traditional compact vertical machining center requires compromises. Limited...
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High-Performance Machining Center ROI: True Value Revealed

High-Performance Machining Center ROI: True Value Revealed

Developing an effective capital equipment investment justification and illustration of ROI can be a challenge for many shops. In this webinar, Makino will provide new information to help you prepare ...
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Trends in Automotive Part Production

Trends in Automotive Part Production

Shorter lead times, compressed project schedules, Six-Sigma quality, increasing volumes, new designs, and reduced costs are just some of the topics which will be covered in this new webinar. As North...
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Die/Mold Process training class highlights

Die/Mold Process training class highlights

Makino offers a week long training class to provide operators and programmers with the knowledge and materials to make appropriate processing decisions for tooling and programming part geometry in die...
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7 Ways to Improve Vertical Machining Center Productivity in Job Shops

7 Ways to Improve Vertical Machining Center Productivity in Job Shops

Versatility and productivity are key components to any successful job shop. Discover seven simple-to-deploy improvements for vertical machining centers that can increase your spindle utilization and d...
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Proper Tool selection for Die Mold Applications

Proper Tool selection for Die Mold Applications

This webinar will provide an overview of the latest tools for different die and mold materials and applications. Special emphasis will be placed on differences in accuracy, coatings and tool life. W...
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Cutting to Zero Stock

Cutting to Zero Stock

In this webinar you will learn about the elements required to take your mold to the spotting press directly from your milling machine with no bench work. This webinar will change the way you quote lea...
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Right sizing your 5 axis aluminum aerospace component machining

Right sizing your 5 axis aluminum aerospace component machining

Aerospace parts come in all shapes and sizes. While manufacturing efficiency of large to mid size structural aerospace parts has been a focal point for Makino, smaller parts like leading edges also r...
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Understanding the impact of Super Geometric Intelligence technology in Die/Mold applications

Understanding the impact of Super Geometric Intelligence technology in Die/Mold applications

Makino’s proprietary software, SGI.4 is noted for reducing cycle times in complex 3D mold and die programs. In this webinar, you will see the latest programming advancements and learn about the impac...
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A New Approach to Aerospace Blade and Vane Cooling Hole Machining

A New Approach to Aerospace Blade and Vane Cooling Hole Machining

The need for a new EDM drilling process with advanced capabilities has grown substantially in the last few years due to new jet engine performance and fuel economy requirements. In this webinar you w...
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Unique Grinding Solutions for Blade and Vane Production

Unique Grinding Solutions for Blade and Vane Production

This webinar is focused on new technologies and new process methods for producing high temperature nickel alloy turbine blades and vanes. Using both real and simulated parts, Makino will demonstrate ...
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Large Part Machining

Large Part Machining

Large production parts and large dies and molds present numerous challenges to machine effectively due to the size, weight and range of features found on big work pieces. These elements test a machin...
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IMTS 2012 Preview

IMTS 2012 Preview

Makino will be bringing an incredible array of high performance machine technologies to IMTS 2012 in Chicago. Learn about special programs, part displays, unique demonstrations, technical presentation...
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New Control Technologies: Preparation for High Accuracy

New Control Technologies: Preparation for High Accuracy

What if a machine tool could quickly evaluate its accuracy and make adjustments to improve roundness and contour machining? Today’s control technology can accomplish this and even more. Makino’s new G...
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New 5-Axis Large Aerospace Aluminum Structural Machining Centers

New 5-Axis Large Aerospace Aluminum Structural Machining Centers

Learn about the new “purpose-built” family of large 5 axis horizontal machining centers for aluminum monolithic aerospace part production. This new family of machines will be available with X axis tra...
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Micromachining/High Precision Capabilities From Makino (Part 1)

Micromachining/High Precision Capabilities From Makino (Part 1)

Take a video tour of Makino’s micromachining R&D center and high precision machining area. See the variety of milling and EDM machines dedicated to micromachining and ultra precision machining applica...
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Micromachining/High Precision Capabilities From Makino (Part 2)

Micromachining/High Precision Capabilities From Makino (Part 2)

Take a video tour of Makino’s micromachining R&D center and high precision machining area. See the variety of milling and EDM machines dedicated to micromachining and ultra precision machining applica...
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Reducing Cycle Times In Difficult Sinker EDM Applications

Reducing Cycle Times In Difficult Sinker EDM Applications

Producing deep thin ribs, shaped ribs and speaker grilles can often require extensive, long cycle times in sinker EDM’s. In this webinar, you will learn how Makino’s suite of SuperSpark technologies c...
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New Control Technologies (Part 2): VP Control - Improving Large Part Accuracy

New Control Technologies (Part 2): VP Control - Improving Large Part Accuracy

Volumetric Performance control provides enhanced volumetric machining precision and performance for large parts while improving accuracy of 5 axis applications in both linear and rotary axes. Learn ho...
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New Control Technologies (Part 1): Inertia Active Control – Optimize B Axis Index Times

New Control Technologies (Part 1): Inertia Active Control – Optimize B Axis Index Times

Join us for this brief webinar to learn how Makino’s unique Inertia Active Control (IAC) can help you to improve productivity of new or existing NC programs. IAC reduces non cut cycle times by optimiz...
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Get Rid of the Rust

Get Rid of the Rust

This webinar will demonstrate how rust affects steel parts left in your wire EDM water dielectric for long periods of time and new technology from Makino that eliminates this problem.
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Investing In Your Future

Investing In Your Future

Makino’s Capital Services group will discuss access to competitive financing and tailoring specific programs to support capital requirements in the manufacturing industry. Learn how these financial se...
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What’s Hot and What’s Not in Titanium

What’s Hot and What’s Not in Titanium

Heat generation is the largest contributor to short tool life in titanium machining. Here Makino will present scientific research and a discussion about the formation of heat in titanium milling. See ...
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Developing Statistically Capable Machining Processes

Developing Statistically Capable Machining Processes

An exploration into how SPC requirements affect processing decisions in modern metal machining. What is the connection between conformance and SPC level? What procedures should be used to decide, in t...
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Key Characteristics of a Production Oriented Vertical Machining Center

Key Characteristics of a Production Oriented Vertical Machining Center

With over 220 - or more - manufacturers of Vertical Machining Centers (VMCs) to choose from, how does one evaluate, "narrow the field" and decide on the "right" VMC - especially for today’s challengin...
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Effective Utilization Of Your Wire EDM Work Zone

Effective Utilization Of Your Wire EDM Work Zone

When it comes to your wire EDM workzone, size does matter. Learn techniques and tricks how to take advantage of your usable work area which can boost your productivity and bottom line. See how plate s...
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Economic Overview of Automated Pallet Handling Systems (Part 2)

Economic Overview of Automated Pallet Handling Systems (Part 2)

In the second part of this webinar on pallet handling systems, we will demonstrate via actual customers’ experience and installations the economic benefits, technology advances and ROI associated with...
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Integrating Probing into Your Machine Tool

Integrating Probing into Your Machine Tool

In this webinar, Makino will demonstrate part probing and how to send results to the Makino Pro 5 control for inspection, fixture alignment, offsets and adjustments. Learn how to create probing routin...
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Machined Surface Finishes to 10nm Ra

Machined Surface Finishes to 10nm Ra

This unique webinar will highlight the machining techniques and machine tool technologies required to achieve surface finishes as fine as 10nm Ra. Machining technologies to be discussed are Ram EDM, W...
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MPG (Makino Program Generator) Makes Sinker Programming Easy

MPG (Makino Program Generator) Makes Sinker Programming Easy

Makino’s new on-board sinker programming system is simple to use, and can generate safe, efficient programs even for the novice EDM operator. Through a combination of program screens and video, you ...
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How much is your outdated machinery costing you?

How much is your outdated machinery costing you?

While that older, paid-for machine tool on your shop floor may look like a cash-cow – what are the true costs associated with continuing to operate outdated technology? Advancements in machine technol...
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Cutting Iron? Do you need 50 taper?

Cutting Iron? Do you need 50 taper?

Think you have to use a 50 taper machine to effectively cut your iron applications? Think again. Reduce your cycle time and capital expenditure by utilizing the new technologies and spindle power wit...
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Do You Need a Small Tabletop Machine to Make Small Parts?

Do You Need a Small Tabletop Machine to Make Small Parts?

Learn what technologies are required to make micro scale features with micron level tolerances every day. See what machine design principals and features are required to create these ultra precision a...
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Real Time Machine, Process Control and Data Management

Real Time Machine, Process Control and Data Management

MPmax is a new suite of software utilities for monitoring Makino machines, both milling and EDM. MPmax can help you achieve maximum productivity from your Makino machines through real time display of ...
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Invest in Titanium Machining

Invest in Titanium Machining

Want a hot tip? You need to invest today in new technologies for titanium milling. The growth in titanium applications will exceed the current machining capacity. Will you be ready to take advantage o...
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Additive EDM Processes (HQSF) – Seeing Through the Murk

Additive EDM Processes (HQSF) – Seeing Through the Murk

Additive EDM processes can greatly improve productivity in applications that require fine finishes and significantly reduce part release issues during the molding process. Learn how additives work, th...
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Manufacturing Expansion Program, the next generation of HMC's

Manufacturing Expansion Program, the next generation of HMC's

Join us for an informational webinar to learn how the new a51nx and a61nx horizontal machining centers can take your manufacturing applications to the next level of productivity and efficiency. These ...
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ArcFree Technology and the new EDAF Series Sinker EDM

ArcFree Technology and the new EDAF Series Sinker EDM

Introducing Makino’s latest advancements in sinker EDM technology, the new EDAF2 and EDAF3 machines. These machines are new designs from the ground up, from hardware to software. Makino’s new ArcFre...
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Manufacturing System Simulation

Manufacturing System Simulation

This webinar will explore how Makino has used software to simulate the manufacturing system for cycle time, throughput, and system utilization. The simulation covers both Makino pallet system and rob...
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Why User Friendly Controls are Critical to EDM Performance and Profit

Why User Friendly Controls are Critical to EDM Performance and Profit

You’ve decided to buy a new EDM machine for your shop, and no matter what your final decision is, your new machine will have a new control. A control that is different from the one your operators may...
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New F-Series VMCs, Quicker, More Accurate - the Even More Affordable Die Mold Solution

New F-Series VMCs, Quicker, More Accurate - the Even More Affordable Die Mold Solution

Technology evolution and advancements can provide significant benefits to the “end-user “of today’s technologically advanced equipment. As Makino introduces the new F-Series Vertical Machining Centers...
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Rethinking Processes, Realigning Work Flow Milling and EDM

Rethinking Processes, Realigning Work Flow Milling and EDM

In a follow-up to the March 20, 2008 webinar, Hardmilling and Wire EDM Complimentary Processes, Tom Prebelich of Dynamic Plastics in Chesterfield, MI, explains how his shop has made major changes in o...
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Simple Automation

Simple Automation

Automation of machining operations will be essential for North American manufacturers to compete globally. Where to begin is always the question, but let us show you where to end, with an automation s...
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Programming for Speed

Programming for Speed

Learn how Makino M-codes, control parameters and programming formats can work together to take out significant chunks of a part’s cycle time. In a fast paced review of your machine’s capabilities, we ...
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3 Dimensional Tool Compensation

3 Dimensional Tool Compensation

This is an optional control feature that can help compensate for undersized tooling, as well as improve surface and tool to tool blending capabilities. We will discuss and demonstrate the machine and ...
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Opportunities in Aerospace Manufacturing

Opportunities in Aerospace Manufacturing

If you are currently an aerospace parts manufacturer, or considering diversification into this market, this webinar explores the necessary characteristics of a supplier, the unique qualities of aerosp...
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Faster Cutting of Carbide and Hardened Materials

Faster Cutting of Carbide and Hardened Materials

Growing demands for machining of hardened materials, requiring exceptional submicron surface finishes will be reviewed in this webinar. See how progressive stamping dies, PCD tooling, motor cores and ...
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Professional 5 M Codes

Professional 5 M Codes

This webinar is intended to aid a typical Makino user in understanding and implementing M codes in their current or future processes. We will explore a wide variety of applications using many M codes...
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Large Mold Manufacturing Part 3...Variable Geometry Technology

Large Mold Manufacturing Part 3...Variable Geometry Technology

Learn how Makino has combined all the benefits of 2+3 machining for large mold manufacturing into one platform utilizing VG Technology. Rough, finish and angle machining all combined to eliminate the ...
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A new concept in simple automation for horizontal machining centers

A new concept in simple automation for horizontal machining centers

Automation of machining operations will be essential for North American manufacturers to compete globally. Makino is introducing a simple, flexible robot system for 4 and 5 axis horizontal machining ...
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An economic overview of automated pallet handling systems (Part 1)

An economic overview of automated pallet handling systems (Part 1)

Many North American manufacturers have struggled in the face of global competition and uncertain economic times. In this webinar, we will explore the technological advantages and financial payback ass...
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Wire Consumption Rates Impact EDM Profitability

Wire Consumption Rates Impact EDM Profitability

The single highest cost related to owning and operating a Wire EDM, is the wire consumed during production. In today's highly competitive market, every shop owner and operator should know how wire fee...
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Advanced Manufacturing and High-Precision Technology Expo Preview

Advanced Manufacturing and High-Precision Technology Expo Preview

The current economic situation holds both risk and opportunity. In this webinar, you will get a preview of the new and unique technologies, processes, and strategies that will be on display on the Adv...
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Non Contact Gauging in Production Applications

Non Contact Gauging in Production Applications

In this Webinar, Makino will discuss the production applications of two types of non-contact gauging inside machining centers. The first type is tool changeable non-contact bore gauging for the measur...
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Advanced Bore Processing and Closed Loop Boring Systems

Advanced Bore Processing and Closed Loop Boring Systems

Smart machining of precision bores utilizing in process gauging and real time diameter feedback to automatically control size. Closed-loop intelligent boring process designed for tight tolerance preci...
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Standard Precision Machine Technologies for Micromachining

Standard Precision Machine Technologies for Micromachining

Learn what it takes to achieve sub-micron accuracies in milling and EDM and how to choose the right tool for the micro job. Makino will discuss the V22 vertical machining center’s ability stay accurat...
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Lower your costs by going horizontal

Lower your costs by going horizontal

Planning to increase manufacturing capacity by adding another low cost VMC? Maybe it is time to evaluate how to achieve lower costs, increased profits, lean operation and reduced lead-times by switchi...
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New Economics of Titanium

New Economics of Titanium

More and more, modern day manufacturers are considering the use of titanium for their parts. View this Webinar to learn how Makino is working to improve the machining of titanium and change the econom...
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Mold Base and High Precision Plate Work

Mold Base and High Precision Plate Work

Makino will demonstrate how to achieve high precision plate and mold bases, using "off the shelf" tooling, eliminating the need for Jig Grinding. Several practical examples will be explored with suppo...
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Benefits of Tool Balancing in Production Applications

Benefits of Tool Balancing in Production Applications

There are many factors to consider when weighing the benefits of properly balanced tools. Find out why tool balance can have a dramatic impact on your process.
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Manufacturing Solutions and Technology for Mexico

Manufacturing Solutions and Technology for Mexico

In this webinar, Makino will provide an overview of the comprehensive manufacturing solutions available in Mexico. Relevant technologies, robust process solutions will be highlighted, local applicatio...
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Profitable machining strategies for machining deep pockets in Dies and Molds with over 10:1 length to diameter ratio tooling

Profitable machining strategies for machining deep pockets in Dies and Molds with over 10:1 length to diameter ratio tooling

This webinar will cover 3-axis machining with over 10:1 length to diameter ratio tooling, including roughing and finishing. We will discuss cutting strategies, standard tooling and tool holding system...
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Unique 5 axis machining techniques for Mold Lifters, Inserts and Cavities

Unique 5 axis machining techniques for Mold Lifters, Inserts and Cavities

Both 3+2 and simultaneous 5 axis machining will be discussed using a unique pyramid fixture equipped to handle 4 parts simultaneously, which maximizes spindle utilization and minimizes the setup time ...
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PX5, modified P20, the high performance alternative

PX5, modified P20, the high performance alternative

This webinar will introduce the mold shop to a new steel, PX5, from International Mold Steel, a modified P20. Makino will demonstrate and discuss the machine ability, material characteristics, physica...
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Faster burning, lower wire consumption with 0.012-inch wire

Faster burning, lower wire consumption with 0.012-inch wire

Trying to burn faster on a WEDM has always been a trade off--push the burn and risk accuracy and finish problems, or spend more money for larger diameter wire. New 0.012-inch diameter wire technologie...
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High Speed Machining of Aluminum Valve Bodies

High Speed Machining of Aluminum Valve Bodies

In this webinar, Makino will demonstrate machining of transmission valve bodies with high performance PCD tooling. Aluminum with high silicon content is difficult to machine with carbide tooling. Usin...
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New Sinker EDM Technologies

New Sinker EDM Technologies

In the past, making an electrode burn faster meant risky, aggressive burn settings by tweaking amperage and on-time settings, shortening off-times, or programming a higher servo value. New EDM technol...
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Cutting large parts with large tools, Apex Precision

Cutting large parts with large tools, Apex Precision

In this webinar, Apex Precision will discuss how it uses horizontal machining centers to produce kanban quantities of large cast iron production parts utilizing custom fixtures and combination tooling...
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Selecting the right VMC can dramatically impact your die/mold shop profitability

Selecting the right VMC can dramatically impact your die/mold shop profitability

Some shop owners focus only on the initial purchase price of a Vertical Machining Center and overlook critical performance issues that can increase operational costs. These performance issues - and th...
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New Titanium Booster Technology for Ram EDM

New Titanium Booster Technology for Ram EDM

At the request of a top tier aerospace manufacturer, Makino has developed specific Titanium booster technology for its sinker EDM's. When it comes to machining extreme L:D ratios or rough and finish m...
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Utilizing Vision systems with machine automation

Utilizing Vision systems with machine automation

The use of vision systems with robot automation is expanding. Machine tending utilizing robots with vision systems for part pallet or basket loading and unloading will be discussed in this webinar. Pa...
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Extreme accuracies, blends and tooling matches on long cycle time die/mold parts

Extreme accuracies, blends and tooling matches on long cycle time die/mold parts

This webinar will examine various application examples of very tight tolerances, geometric feature blends and very accurate tooling matches - between different tools - on long cycle time, complex, 3D ...
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High quality, high precision production of ultra small holes by EDM

High quality, high precision production of ultra small holes by EDM

Discover a highly precise, and highly effective way of producing ultra fine holes utilizing the EDM process. This technology webinar will introduce an innovative, and highly accurate approach to produ...
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Multisensor Metrology for Micro-Manufacturing

Multisensor Metrology for Micro-Manufacturing

Optical Gaging Products (OGP) will describe a range of sensor technologies that can be used for dimensional measurement of machined parts. Multisensor measuring machines use a combination of sensors, ...
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The Evolution of Lean

The Evolution of Lean

In this webinar, Mike MacKay of MacKay Manufacturing presents his Evolution of Lean Manufacturing. Mike's shop has implemented Makino's pallet handling system, the MMC2, and Mike will tell you how he'...
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Improving Wire EDM Performance, the New DUO Series

Improving Wire EDM Performance, the New DUO Series

Hear from two Wire EDM shop owners about their experiences with Makino Wire EDMs, including the new DUO43. These operations are employing the unique Dual wire guide systems of the DUO series, one usin...
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Latest Advancements in Micromachining

Latest Advancements in Micromachining

This webinar, will outline the basic foundation and peripheral process principles that must be established to predictably create a finished "micro" level part on a consistent basis. The topics that wi...
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Achieving Jig Bore Accuracy on a Vertical Machining Center

Achieving Jig Bore Accuracy on a Vertical Machining Center

Jig Grinding accuracies while achieving the speed of a vertical machining center will be discussed in this Webinar. Learn how Makino is applying?simplified cutting approaches with existing technology ...
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Hard-milling, Cutting Wet and Dry and Graphite - All on One Machine

Hard-milling, Cutting Wet and Dry and Graphite - All on One Machine

In today's fast paced, competitive die/mold and precision tooling market, often different projects require different approaches and techniques. Some can be completed on a milling machine using hard-mi...
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New 5-Axis Machining Solutions From Makino

New 5-Axis Machining Solutions From Makino

Aside from the traditional advantages of five-axis machining, learn how new levels of sustained dynamic accuracy are being achieved through technologies which improve thermal stabilization and maximiz...
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New Methods for Extrusion Die Manufacturing

New Methods for Extrusion Die Manufacturing

Automated multiple-sided machining which eliminates the need for in-work processing will be discussed in this webinar. This presentation focuses on extrusion die manufacturing, offering process advant...
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New Aerospace Machining Solutions From Makino

New Aerospace Machining Solutions From Makino

Makino, the industry leader in aluminum airframe machining introduces a new manufacturing solution for parts up to 1.5 meters in length. Learn how the continued evolution of Makino's high speed machin...
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Maximizing Productivity in 3D Milling

Maximizing Productivity in 3D Milling

Makino and Blum will demonstrate new "form control" techniques to show a freshly machined part's accuracy while still in the fixture, and graphically demonstrate and confirm the accuracy compared to t...
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Pro 5 Control Technologies

Pro 5 Control Technologies

Learn about the next generation of Makino's control technology and how a highly integrated, user-friendly control system can improve your machining operations. See how this easy to use control provide...
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Plated Grinding Applications for Horizontal Machining Centers

Plated Grinding Applications for Horizontal Machining Centers

In this webinar, Makino's Process Development engineers will provide guidelines for producing higher quality parts in fewer operations utilizing single layer abrasive plated grinding methods in a hori...
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3D Medical Implant Machining

3D Medical Implant Machining

Learn new techniques for reducing your time to market, improving your surface finish and final geometries on complex 3D parts and reducing your cycle times on difficult to machine materials. See case ...
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Choosing a Wire Guide System

Choosing a Wire Guide System

Most EDM builders use one kind of wire guide system, but many want more options. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of Split V, Split C and Pico Precision wire guides, and how to choose the one be...
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Automated Die Mold Manufacturing

Automated Die Mold Manufacturing

Learn how to streamline your die and mold manufacturing using advanced control technologies. See how these technologies can eliminate operator intervention and increase throughput.
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Hardmilling & Wire EDM Complimentary Processes

Hardmilling & Wire EDM Complimentary Processes

Learn how to combine hardmilling and wire EDM processes to reduce overall lead times. See examples of actual parts processed using both operations and learn about some of the practical limitations wit...
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Remote Machine Monitoring

Remote Machine Monitoring

Your shop is closed, but the machines are still running. See how you can monitor your shop's production from anywhere, as long as there is an internet connection.
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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Work Zone

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Work Zone

Hear how Makino achieves greater productivity and high quality production by maximizing utilization of the entire workzone of a horizontal machining center. There are multiple elements to consider, fr...
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Unique Solutions for Shaped Fine Hole Machining

Unique Solutions for Shaped Fine Hole Machining

Learn about Makino's new solutions for machining shaped fine holes and how this process can benefit your manufacturing operations.
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2+3 Machining vs. 5 Axis for Die/Mold Part 2

2+3 Machining vs. 5 Axis for Die/Mold Part 2

In this second part of this series, actual cutting tests will be highlighted and demonstrated to compare 2+3 vs. 5 axis machining. Makino will discuss why 2+3 machining might be a better fit than full...
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Surface Wizard Wire EDM Technology

Surface Wizard Wire EDM Technology

The latest advancement from Makino in Wire EDM control technology virtually eliminates witness lines in parts with variable and sudden changes in thickness or shape.
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Automated 5 Axis Machining

Automated 5 Axis Machining

Automation and five-axis machining continues to gain popularity due to their favorable impact on productivity and manufacturing cost reduction. This seminar will illustrate how to combine both technol...
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EDM For Aerospace Part 2

EDM For Aerospace Part 2

This webinar, a follow-up to the July 26, 2007 webinar, will briefly review that presentation, and provide complete results of new testing by Makino and a NADCAP certified, independent laboratory. Jef...
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Part 4 of Tool Selection For High Performance Hardmilling

Part 4 of Tool Selection For High Performance Hardmilling

In Part 4 of the Tool Selection For High Performance Hardmilling we will discuss milling M4 62Hrc. This Webinar will be mainly focused on tooling and tool life. Feeds speeds and depth of cut as well ...
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Efficient Milling of 80 HRc Carbide

Efficient Milling of 80 HRc Carbide

Learn about new methods to machine carbide blanks in the 80+HRc range. Carbide materials can now be efficiently machined utilizing new hardmilling processes on Makino vertical machining centers. Stand...
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Cylinder Fininishing in CGI - Helical Milling Part2

Cylinder Fininishing in CGI - Helical Milling Part2

In this second part of our popular Compacted Graphite Iron seminar, Makino will discuss the results of further tooling and technique tests on an OEM V8 CGI engine block. See how Makino is leading the ...
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High Speed Deep Hole Drilling in Aluminum

High Speed Deep Hole Drilling in Aluminum

In this webinar, Makino demonstrates new tooling and techniques for deep hole drilling in Aluminum. Understand the key manufacturing methods and what parameters work best to insure accuracy and improv...
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Tool Selection for High-Performance Hard Milling Part 3

Tool Selection for High-Performance Hard Milling Part 3

In Part 3 of the Tool Selection For High Performance Hardmilling we will discuss milling S7 58Hrc. What is different from H13 50Hrc. Feeds speeds and depth of cut as well as Toolpath style will be dis...
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Back Burning Punches

Back Burning Punches

Bill Paul, Senior RAM EDM Applications Engineer, will discuss how easy it is to back burn punches on a Makino RAM EDM. Learn the unique techniques that were used to produce straight, accurate punches ...
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FF/cam CAM Software

FF/cam CAM Software

You can apply Makino's years of high speed machining experience to your manufacturing process with FF/cam. Scott Jedele, emSOLVE Business Manager, will discuss how you can leverage Makino's high-speed...
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Advanced EDM processes for Aerospace

Advanced EDM processes for Aerospace

The recast layer and Heat Affected Zone (HAZ) left on workpiece surfaces by the EDM process can be a problem in aerospace applications. Advancements in machine tool and generator design, along with sp...
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Think BIG Production Parts

Think BIG Production Parts

Discover the latest technologies available for large workpiece part production. We will cover large machine design characteristics to enhance productivity, improve precision and speed up your ROI. Act...
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Tool selection for Hardmilling Part 2 of 4

Tool selection for Hardmilling Part 2 of 4

In this webinar, Makino shares their industry-leading hardmilling machining techniques in S7 and H13. This is the second of a four part series that will discuss every aspect of machining 50+ HRc mater...
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Equipment ROI: Machining Cells and Management Systems

Equipment ROI: Machining Cells and Management Systems

To maximize the efficiency of their equipment, many are considering machining cells and management systems. In this seminar, we will discuss the advantages and features of the Makino Machining Complex...
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Fixture Design for Automation

Fixture Design for Automation

One of the primary ingredients of an automated system is an efficient, reliable fixture. In this Webinar, Makino will discuss what you should look for in production workholding for automated cells and...
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Buyer beware, are specifications really what they seem?

Buyer beware, are specifications really what they seem?

When buying a machining center, you're bombarded with specs. What do they really mean, and how do the inconsistent ways of measuring performance truly stack up?
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More Efficient Tool Management

More Efficient Tool Management

Learn how to effectively manage tools to increase productivity by using logic, hardware, and software. See how your tool monitoring system can seamlessly select spare tools, handle broken tool issues,...
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Tool Selection for High-Performance Hardmilling

Tool Selection for High-Performance Hardmilling

In this Webinar, Makino shares their industry-leading machining techniques with you. This is the first of a four part series that will discuss every aspect of machining from tooling, cutting condition...
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Flexible Aerospace Grinding, and the New G5 HMC

Flexible Aerospace Grinding, and the New G5 HMC

Discover newfound efficiencies in applications involving difficult-to-machine materials and extraordinary finish requirements. Real case studies will illustrate how this new 5-axis, multi-tasking mach...
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The Complete Solution: Turnkey Engineering Services

The Complete Solution: Turnkey Engineering Services

With more than two decades of successful installations, Makino has delivered more turnkey engineering solutions than any other OEM machine tool company. This Webinar will show you how focused, expert ...
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Improving Chip and Coolant Management

Improving Chip and Coolant Management

Chip and Coolant management can often play an important role in improving your manufacturing efficiencies. This Makino webinar will discuss methods to improve machine utilization, reduce maintenance a...
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Increasing Productivity with Preventive Maintenance

Increasing Productivity with Preventive Maintenance

Without question, it's the best way to keep your machines up and running at peak performance. In this seminar, Makino will discuss the advantages of preventive maintenance, and the risks associated wi...
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Getting the Most Bang for the Buck with your Capital Equipment

Getting the Most Bang for the Buck with your Capital Equipment

Proper financing of your capital equipment can make a big difference for your bottom line. Chris Lyle of Makino's Capital Services will discuss how to get the most out of your capital equipment invest...
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2+3 Machining vs. 5-axis for Die/Mold

2+3 Machining vs. 5-axis for Die/Mold

In this seminar, Makino will discuss why 2+3 machining might be a better fit than full 5-axis processing for your die/mold manufacturing operation. Learn about the superior programming capabilities, b...
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Machine Features that Reduce Part Variability in Production Operations

Machine Features that Reduce Part Variability in Production Operations

To produce parts quickly and accurately, without scrap, there are technologies that can easily be applied and meet 6-sigma requirements. Makino will share some of its experience with machine features ...
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High Speed Machining in Large Airframe Applications

High Speed Machining in Large Airframe Applications

Big is an understatement when it comes to many airframe machining applications today. Makino will discuss how its MAG series 5-axis horizontal machining centers have revolutionized the way large, alum...
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Weldless Molding Technologies

Weldless Molding Technologies

Can a mold really be made that creates no weld or knit lines? Absolutely. In this seminar, Makino will demonstrate weldless molding capabilities only possible with new, cutting edge technologies and t...
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Does High Pressure Coolant make a difference?

Does High Pressure Coolant make a difference?

High-pressure coolant is an important tool to improve productivity and quality. See how companies are applying high-pressure coolant and understand how your bottom line can benefit.
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Tool Length Measurement for Die/Mold

Tool Length Measurement for Die/Mold

Any manufacturing advantage could be the winning margin on a die/mold project. Since tool length measurement is a necessary and repetitive task, saving just a little time (and effort) can return major...
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Error-proofing Your Production Manufacturing Operation

Error-proofing Your Production Manufacturing Operation

Error-proofing your process can maximize throughput and speed up your entire operation. Let Makino show you how to eliminate common problems in production operations.
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The World's Most Accurate Sinker EDM

The World's Most Accurate Sinker EDM

Need unbelievable positional accuracy and repeatability? In this seminar, Makino demonstrates the world's most accurate sinker EDM, the EDAC1, capable of accuracy and repeatability in the millionths
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Milling 50 HRc in the Real World

Milling 50 HRc in the Real World

Corey Greenwald, owner of Hard Milling Solutions, will discuss how his shop uses Makino technology and know-how to mill 50+ HRc molds that require little or no benching.
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Burning Past the Competition

Burning Past the Competition

Makino's H.E.A.T. (High-Energy Applied Technology) can boost your Wire EDM speed up to 40 percent, letting you burn past the competition.
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New Techniques for High-Mix, Low-Volume Production

New Techniques for High-Mix, Low-Volume Production

Moving toward customized, just-in-time production? Let Makino show you what machining technologies and techniques will help your high-mix, low-volume manufacturing process.
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Micro-milling

Micro-milling

The proper processes and machining strategies are critical in micro-mold building and other miniature manufacturing industries. Learn about specific requirements and limitations in tool holding, progr...
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Large Mold Machining Part 2

Large Mold Machining Part 2

Big molds bring unique concerns. Learn how the new V99 vertical machining center cuts large molds with extreme accuracy and precision.
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Large Mold Machining Part 1

Large Mold Machining Part 1

Learn about new concepts such as simultaneous three-axis machining and slanted hole machining on very large mold parts. We'll also be discussing new techniques in setup reduction, cycle time reduction...
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New Advances in Titanium Milling

New Advances in Titanium Milling

See the latest titanium machining advancements that can significantly lower your cost per part, including new methods for increased metal removal rates with extended tool life.
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Lean Cellular Automation - Makino J Series

Lean Cellular Automation - Makino J Series

To compete globally, you've got to be lean. A Makino Process Engineer Team Leader discusses the latest methods for lean cellular production and new techniques in two- and four-face machining in high p...
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CGI Machining

CGI Machining

Compacted Graphite Iron is the future for applications requiring light weight and high strength, like diesel engines. Learn how Makino is leading the way in machining this difficult material.
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I'm Packing H.E.A.T.

I'm Packing H.E.A.T.

High-Energy Applied Technology, H.E.A.T., smokes the Wire EDM competition, cutting parts 35 percent to 50 percent faster and holding tolerances of form and straightness to .0002" with one roughing pas...
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Latest in Horizontal Machining Centers

Latest in Horizontal Machining Centers

See how the latest advances in HMC technology from the industry's leader-Makino-can improve your machining operations, especially with large parts and difficult-to-machine materials.
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Automation

Automation

It's the ultimate tool in helping to reduce machining costs. A Makino Regional Manager shows how to apply the latest automation techniques to your operation -- whether you're a production unit, a job ...
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The Fine Art of Micro Hole Machining

The Fine Art of Micro Hole Machining

This webinar opens the doors to processes, electrode requirements and dielectric needs of EDM machining fine holes down to 0.002 inches successfully. Presented by Bill Paul, Application Engineer at Ma...
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Smart Tools

Smart Tools

Stan Weiderman, Process Development Engineer, examine eliminating the need for special purpose machinery. These unique tools can reduce cycle times, setups and costs while enhancing quality and throug...
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Ram EDM Lead Time Reduction

Ram EDM Lead Time Reduction

Jeff Kiszonas, EDM product manager, discusses how to reduce lead-time in the Ram EDM process.
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Grinding on Horizontal Machining Centers

Grinding on Horizontal Machining Centers

A Makino Process Development Engineer discusses how Makino combined grinding and traditional machining center processes to create a significantly more productive grinding solution.
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Innovative Fixturing

Innovative Fixturing

Tim Jones, Makino's HMC Product Line Manager, and Bob Kuzner, Makino's Applications Engineer Team Leader, examine improving throughput, quality and process reliability with unique and innovative fixtu...
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5-Axis Aluminum Machining for Aerospace

5-Axis Aluminum Machining for Aerospace

Learn what technologies and techniques are needed to succeed in today's aerospace supply chain. Alan Hollatz, Makino's aerospace proposal engineer, discusses how manufacturers are using 5-axis machine...
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Lowering Your Cost of Machining

Lowering Your Cost of Machining

Makino 1-series horizontal machining centers have reduced machining costs for U.S. manufacturers. Explore real case studies with shops that have achieved it.
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Simple Steps to Lean Mold Manufacturing

Simple Steps to Lean Mold Manufacturing

You can't ignore lean anymore - pricing is too tight and the lead-times too short. In this seminar, Tim Jones, Makino's HMC Product Line Manager, discusses simple steps to get your mold shop lean.
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Achieve Superior Surface Finishes

Achieve Superior Surface Finishes

Want to reduce or even eliminate hand-polishing of complex, intricate molds? John Bradford, Makino's EDM application team leader, discusses how to produce parts with a superior surface finish using Ma...
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Built for Die/Mold

Built for Die/Mold

Bill Howard, VMC product manager, outlines seven key elements required to create a machine tool truly built for the challenges of die and mold applications. To achieve superior finishes and high-defin...
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Hard Milling Solutions

Hard Milling Solutions

Focuses on the latest techniques in high-speed machining of HRC 60 and harder materials for die or mold applications. Learn tips and tricks you can use to mill the toughest steels.
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Think Small: Micromachining and Milling

Think Small: Micromachining and Milling

Lee Richmond, Micro Market Manager, presents the new machines from Makino that can be deployed today to achieve the part-replication speed and precision needed for cost-effective micromachining today.
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Competing Globally in the Mold Market

Competing Globally in the Mold Market

Bill Howard, VMC product manager, discusses the latest advancements in high-performance machining, tooling, and techniques, coupled with the volumetric accuracies made possible through today's advance...
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What's Hot in Wire EDM?

What's Hot in Wire EDM?

Jeff Kiszonas, EDM product manager, discusses running a straighter part faster with Makino's unique BellyWIZARD technologies. Learn about all of Makino's advanced cutting technologies which enhance cy...
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Automation and Integration Machining to the Max

Automation and Integration Machining to the Max

Tim Jones, horizontal machining center product manager, and Dave Walton, project engineer team leader for Integration services, discuss how to develop the most effective production solution to reduce ...
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