The programmable table on the Maho
tilts and rotates," says Mr Salm, "so we are able to use all five axes, with simultaneous interpolation, to precisely machine all the surfaces.
has installed over 1400 universals in the US over the past decade, that total has not made a major impression on their nonuniversal competitors here, particularly those selling low-end vertical machines.
claims the Graziano lathes are "elegantly styled and ergonomically designed" including comfortable work area heights, and extra-large windows and sliding doors for easier visibility and accessibility.
PHOTO : Harald Welge President Maho
Machine Tool Corp Naugatuck, CT
Machine is controlled by Maho
CNC 432 control, which permits complete machining of a workpiece in all dimensions.
Its production plants include the Gildemeister turning-machine factory (Bielefeld); the Gildemeister Italiana (screw machine) division (Brembate di Sopra, Italy), including the Graziano (Tortona, Italy), and Saco (Castelleone, Italy) turning-machine lines; three Deckel Maho
milling/machining-center plants in Germany (Pfronten, Gerestried, and Seebach); turning machines from Famot (Pleszew, Poland); and ultrasonic-machining equipment for brittle materials from Sauer (Stipshausen, Germany), acquired in 2001.
Machine's president, Harald Welge, warns that "a lower-cost machine doesn't mean a lower-cost part.
separate story, p2), comprises the manufacturing plant in England and one in Kempten, Germany, originally built for Maho
Machine Tool and now up for sale; there are also sales and service subsidiaries in Holland and Germany.
The function of the flexible cell designed by MAHO
Werkzeugmaschinenbau Babel & Co, Pfronten, West Germany, is to enable users to machine large varieties of workpieces in small-lot quantities.
Bielefeld, Germany) had by far the largest number of machines on display at the last EMO in Germany; in fact it even showed machines in the arrival hall of the Hanover airport through its Deckel Maho
Gildemeister marketing arm.
Sales operations and accounts are being transferred to DMG Chicago, and vendors and customers of Gital are being contacted by DMG Chicago president Mark Walker, whose unit also handles Deckel and Maho
brands controlled by Gildemeister.
Martin's island, while tourists sunbathe on the nearby Maho