The Benefits of Makino Turnkey Solutions

Flexibility for Changing Production Environments
To establish a reputation for making the parts that matter, you need to stay on top of changing market conditions. Working with Makino Engineering Services gives you the instant expertise and flexibility you need to adapt quickly to  changing production volumes while hitting the highest design criteria and shorter time-to-market demands.

 

Single-Source Responsibility
Makino takes full responsibility for every turnkey solution engagement. As a single source, Makino is able to apply R&D technology, applications experience and machine manufacturing experience to maximize performance. Makino also functions as a single-source supplier for tooling or fixture vendors. We offer a vertically integrated, in-house service, which often includes fixture design and building. All responsibility relating to any part of the turnkey process rests with Makino.

 

Access to “soft” resources
Beyond your shop’s hardware—its machines and equipment—soft technologies include valuable knowledge of manufacturing techniques and experience in areas such as just-in-time production processes, total quality management and statistical quality control.

Makino turnkey solutions deliver effective resources such as ongoing process design, statistical control, programming and continual process optimization.

 

Freedom to focus on core competencies
With Makino turnkey solutions, you can relax knowing your project will enjoy guaranteed cycle times, production rates and throughput. Our comprehensive project management monitors deadlines as well as tracks and handles all issues to guarantee a more reliable, robust operation.

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Your Makino turnkey solutions project management team
In addition to our own dedicated engineering staff, Makino has formed strategic partnerships with leading companies in material handling, tooling and fixture design to create a turnkey solutions project team that includes these groups:

* Project Management
* Application Engineering
* Project Engineering
* Field Service

The Makino project manager is with you from concept to market—from making design changes to runoff requirements, production schedules to follow-up, purchasing to invoicing.

 

The Makino turnkey solutions process

Full print review: Includes machined features, tolerancing and capability

Tool planning: Review of potential tools, competitive quotations, tool order placement and tracking

Fixture planning: Review of proper locating points, features to be machined, competitive quotations, clamping and supporting concepts, actuation concepts, fixture design and final design

Processing: Our applications engineers’ recommended machining process

Programming: Includes simple, straightforward CNC code to complete macro or CAM programming

Tool setup: Assembly and setting of length and diameter of all tools

Fixture setup: Coordinate determination for each position and verification of part locator positions; verify proper mounting and connections to the machine; verify settings for operation with the machine

Vendor selection: With customer input

Clearance checks: Weight, movement, reach, ease of setup and maintainability

Inspection plan: Developed with customer

Stack-up analysis: As required

Process optimization: Includes tool location in the magazine, sequence, feed rates in a given operation and cycle times per operation

Prove-out/debug: Prove positioning, speeds, feeds, tool lengths and work offsets are correct; verify initial cutting parameters; correct all problems for position, form or finish and meet specified tolerances

Runoff: Determine process capability; make final adjustments to meet statistical requirements; runoff specified number of parts for inspection and evaluation

Runoff at customer site: Perform tool and fixture setup; verify programs’ validity for tools and fixtures; perform acceptance runoff

Standard documentation: Machine documentation and listing of tool and fixture vendors; detailed fixture drawings, detailed special tool drawings and tool assembly drawings; processed part drawings and electronic data for tool and fixture drawings

Optional documentation: Includes tool layout, part-in/part-out process sheets, etc., furnished upon request

Training: Operation of as well as training on the process and how it works

  Optional production support: Based on customer requirements

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Webinars

MyMakino Customer Portal: A Valuable Tool to Enhance Your Makino Experience

MyMakino Customer Portal: A Valuable Tool to Enhance Your Makino Experience

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Reliably Tapping into Profits

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Die Mold Automation: Achieving 80% machine utilization rates through systemic planning, scheduling and management.

Die Mold Automation: Achieving 80% machine utilization rates through systemic planning, sc...

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Maximizing Machine Uptime and Reducing Service Costs with ProVis Remote Diagnostics

Maximizing Machine Uptime and Reducing Service Costs with ProVis Remote Diagnostics

Never miss another deadline again. With the new ProVis remote diagnostics t...

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Developing Statistically Capable Machining Processes

Developing Statistically Capable Machining Processes

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Effective Utilization Of Your Wire EDM Work Zone

Effective Utilization Of Your Wire EDM Work Zone

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Integrating Probing into Your Machine Tool

Integrating Probing into Your Machine Tool

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Manufacturing System Simulation

Manufacturing System Simulation

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Rethinking Processes, Realigning Work Flow Milling and EDM

Rethinking Processes, Realigning Work Flow Milling and EDM

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3 Dimensional Tool Compensation

3 Dimensional Tool Compensation

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Professional 5 M Codes

Professional 5 M Codes

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Non Contact Gauging in Production Applications

Non Contact Gauging in Production Applications

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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 ti...

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Mold Base and High Precision Plate Work

Mold Base and High Precision Plate Work

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Benefits of Tool Balancing in Production Applications

Benefits of Tool Balancing in Production Applications

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