Methods Machine Tools Inc.

65 Union Ave.
Sudbury, MA 01776 US

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As Seen In Automotive Design & Production

The FANUC Robocut wire EDM machine features a moving worktable and 3D compensation.

Advancing EDM Accuracy
Motion control and advanced software help improve precise, no-compromise EDM performance.

IMTS 2016 Preview
About the Event The 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) marks the 31st edition of the event which will take place September 12-17, 2016, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

A 3D-printed steering stub  axle reduces weight 35 percent  and increases rigidity 20 percent. (Photo courtesy EOS.)

Additive for Automotive
When will additive manufacturing be ready for high-volume production?

 This is a second-generation CTX gamma 3000 TC turn-mill center from DMG MORI.

Taking Stock of Turning
New developments can make big differences in production.

On Mfg
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Objects of Interest- April 09
Modular Conveyors for Harsh Production EnvironmentsThe TS 5 transfer system from Bosch Rexroth's Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies Group features a robust design, suitable for harsh production environments and heavy transport of loads up to 300 kg (660 lb.). The TS 5 system can be configured to transport goods either on a workpiece pallet or directly on a continuous roller conveyor, and is available in three widths.Self-unloading ContainersSelf-unloading containers from Absolute Engineering (www.absoluteengineering.com) are claimed to help eliminate bending to reach parts or place parts on the bottom of containers in a manual load or unload scenario.