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Index C200 - Production turning machine for highly productive bar machining

The C200 – a turning machine for complex workpiecesClick here for a quick video on the C200

C200 Machine highlights

Your benefits:

   Fast production of bar turned parts

   Generous work area for complete machining of workpieces

   The INDEX SingleSlide guide system ensures a significantly faster dynamic response.

   High acceleration (1g) and high rapid traverses (60 m/min)

   2 powerful motor spindles of identical design

Already included: the operating system iXpanel - i4.0 ready with 18.5” touch screen and INDEX C200 sl based on Siemens S840D sl

Why Index C200: The kinematics

The vertical design of the machine bed guarantees optimum chip removal and ready access. 2 x Y axes on the main-spindle or 1 x each on the main and counter spindles possible. This allows an optimum division even of complex operations and a reduction of cycle times.

The INDEX C200 opens up new opportunities for high-speed production of parts turned from bar stock. Despite its compact external dimensions, the INDEX C200 has a large-sized working area for complete machining of workpieces.

Learn more from your exclusive Index Traub for the State of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan

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Hwacheon Vertical Machining Center: Vesta 1050b: Heavy Duty Machining Stability

In Heavy Duty Cutting, Stability Is the Key

Everything about VESTA-1050B is Heavy Duty. This machining center doesn't miss even the smallest detail to ensure top performance.

The spindle is the heart of a machining center, and Hwacheon's technical know-how for the spindle is unrivaled. Hwacheon's high-performance spindle is designed using 3D simulations and FEM analysis, the motor is directly integrated into the spindle for stable, high speed cutting. To minimize thermal displacement and to increase the life of the spindle assembly, the unit is grease-lubricated and jacket cooled. The advanced feed drive complements the spindle for highly precise machining results every time.

Main Features

   High-Performance

-         High-rigid Box way design for whole axes

-         Hwacheon’s Handmade Gear driven Spindle : Std.(BT-40) / Opt.(BT-50): 18.5/15kW (481 Nm)

   High-Productivity

-         Max. Spindle Speed: 8,000rpm (Opt.: 6,000rpm)

   High-Dignity

-         Compact machine design

-         Full Splash Guard (Perfect protection of leaking)

-         Easy access & Maintenance design

-         Environment friendly oil separation system

   High-Productivity

-         Hwacheon’s Original Technology - Std.: HAI/HTLD/OPTIMA/HTDC(HSDC+HFDC)

There is so much more to know about the Box Way Hwacheon VESTA 1050B Vertical Machining Center and why it is the right solution for your heavy duty applications.

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Another Tool Room Solution provided - This time from Sharp

Premier is proud to help provide another solution to one of our customers. This time it was a simple tool room solution that we provided from Sharp.

Whether it is a simple need or your most complicated need....we have solutions for you!

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Another Solution provided - This time from Lissmac

As leaders, award winners, and problem solvers, LISSMAC is among the finest manufacturers in the metal processing industry. LISSMAC is known for helping customers like you by ensuring the highest quality and standards. Premier is proud to provide great solutions from Lissmac.

Pictured above is another happy customer with their new Lissmac machine.

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Ask about our Used Lissmac we have in stock that might be another good cost savings solution.

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Thanks to all who visited with us at IMTS this past week

What a great week at IMTS!

We met with many great customers along with all our great vendors.

Here is one example as we met with President Kwon of Hwacheon, and his management team of YP Kim, Robert Nedler and Klaus Ludwig. (Please see picture above)

 

Learn more about all the great solutions that Hwacheon and Premier can offer along with many IMTS specials. We also have stock machines available for immediate delivery.

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Meet us in Chicago at IMTS

We look forward to seeing all our customer in Chicago at IMTS this week.

If you want to learn about all the solutions we have been providing for our customers, just call or come find us.

We are here all week to help provide the right solution for your needs.

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IMTS Spotlight: Index Faster automatic Lathe - The Highly Productive C100 displayed in booth South Hall #338136

Faster automatic lathe by INDEX - The C100

With highly responsive control and drives, the workhorse INDEX C100 is a highly productive means of machining stock in the 30-42mm range with more tools (42 quick-change tools, fixed and driven), higher horsepower, and greater torque, but with spindle speeds typical of Swiss-style machines.

The flexibility and speed of Swiss machines in 42-, 65-, and 90 mm capacities

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With three 14-position tool turrets, 160mm chuck size, and identical powerful main- and counter-spindles, the INDEX C200 and C100 automatic lathes are designed for fast, cost-competitive production in a single setup of medium complexity parts turned from 42-90 mm diameter bar stock in the automotive, fittings, fluid power, optics, and medical industries.

Ideal for small to medium lot sizes, the machines are targeted to handle fixed headstock work often run on Swiss-type machines.

Delivering higher horsepower and greater torque but with the RPM typical of Swiss-style machines, the C machines assure short setup times and very fast cycle times even for small to medium batches. Maximum rigidity and dampening due to the INDEX SingleSlide technology and superior machine bed design coupled with highly dynamic kinematics makes short work of tough to machine materials.

   Up to 30% quicker cycle times in stainless steel

   Up to 30% better tool life

   2 Y axes for reduced cycle times

   13 axes available to cut simultaneously

   3 turrets, up to 42 tools with the capability of 3 driven tools in the cut at all times utilizing an 8000 RPM tool drive

   Up to 7000 rpm from identical main- and counter-spindles

   Preset, quick-change INDEX-designed tooling assures reduced setup and precise radial tool location--less than 7 microns repeatability up to 100 mm from the mounting surface

   INDEX SingleSlide plate type slide system permits rapids in X and Z axes up to 60 m/min and accelerations up to 1 g with maximum rigidity and dampening, resulting in better surface finishes and stable process capability.

It all adds up to near-zero idle times, unequalled process flexibility, and productivity that puts you in the global fast lane.

Learn more about this fast machine from Index at IMTS at booth South Hall #338136 from your exclusive distributor for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan- Premier Machine Tool Midwest – Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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IMTS Spotlight: Hwacheon Automatic Tool Changing 8" Multiplex Turning Center – Model C2 on display in booth South Hall #338119

Hwacheon C2 is an integrated multiplex turning center that combines the processing capability of a turning center with the processing capability of a machining center obtainable through Y and C-axis control. It is capable to manufacture parts in complex geometry with a single chucking and its standard-fitted automatic tool changer enables prompt machining of parts that require many tools.

C2 Features:

High Productivity (Reduced Non-cutting Time)

Enhanced Machining Stability (Machining Accuracy Maintained for a Long Time)

Reduced Operating Cost

Capable of processing materials in complex geometry with a single machine

Compared to application of the standard CNC model

1) Less operators: Approx. 60%

2) Smaller installation space: Approx. 50%

3) Reduced preparation time

4) Less jigs & fixtures

Learn more about this truly unique machine from Hwacheon at IMTS at booth South Hall #338119 from your exclusive distributor for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan- Premier Machine Tool Midwest – Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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IMTS SPOTLIGHT: INDEX TRAUB Turn/Mill - model TRAUB TNL20 on display in booth 338136 South Hall

The new sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathe TRAUB TNL20 offers users even more productivity, precision, and automation to the TNL line. It can be equipped to use up to four tools simultaneously. An optional robot cell integrated in the machine is available for automated loading of blank shafts or preformed workpieces. The machine will be of interest to the connector and medical manufacturing users.

The TNL20 comes in two versions:

   The TNL20-9, which has nine linear axes, two turrets (each with 8 stations, max. 12,000 rpm, 2.0 kW), a back working attachment (4 stations), and an autonomous counter spindle. The TNL20-9 can deploy three tools simultaneously, resulting in increased productivity.

   The TNL20-11 is equipped with an additional front working attachment (6 stations, 3 of which are live, max. 12,500 rpm, 2.0 kW) on an autonomous X/Z slide. Through interpolation of the H indexing axis of the front working attachment with the X-axis of the autonomous compound slide, Y machining operations or tool offsets can also be easily performed with the front working attachment on the main spindle. At this equipment level, it is also possible to produce with up to four tools simultaneously to reduce machining times.

Powerful work spindles

Main and counter spindles (max. 10,000 rpm, 5.5 kW, 17.2 Nm) of the TNL20 are identical and designed as the liquid-cooled module motor spindles.

The work spindle includes a clearance in the draw tube of 29 mm, allowing the use of a standing reduction tube for bar stock diameters up to 20 mm. This ensures excellent guide quality that supports the precision of the machined part. The guide bushings used in the TNL20 in sliding headstock operation are identical with those of its predecessor machine, the TNL18. The lathe can be converted in just a few minutes from fixed headstock to sliding headstock turning.

Extensive tool complement

With its additional front working attachment, the TNL20-11 has a second upper tool carrier with six stations. Three tool positions are live, one is equipped with a double holder. The front working attachment has an autonomous compound slide in Z and X, as well as an NC swivel axis. By its interpolation with the X-axis, a Y-axis function can be implemented. This way, the user can adjust his tool to the spindle center by a position offset, helpful for deep-hole drilling.

The back working attachment, which can be added both to the TNL20-9 and the TNL20-11, has been completely redesigned and positioned on the lower turret and includes four tool mountings arranged to avoid interference with other tools during machining. It is easily accessible during machining.

The axes of the lower turret can be coupled with the back working attachment and counter spindle, so that the back working attachment can be used for independent machining. This also contributes to an increase in productivity.

Turn/Mill | TRAUB TNL32-11 | INDEX TRAUBWhile working simultaneously on the main spindle with the two turrets and the front working attachment, the counter spindle can be active at the same time with the back working attachment, so the TNL20-11 can deploy four tools simultaneously and the TNL20-9 three tools at one time.

In all, the TNL20-11 provides a total 26 tool stations. With the use of double and triple holders in the generously designed turrets, users can easily deploy up to 58 tools. The large tool pool allows the machining of complex workpieces and machining of entire part families without tool changes or major setup effort.

At IMTS, visit the Index South Hall # 338136 and see how you can change your business with Index Traub

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IMTS Spotlight: Niigata HN63E-5X- 5 Axis Trunnion- Heavy Duty Boxway Style Horizontal Machining Center

The Model HN-5X series is the result of NIIGATA’s constant research and development for profitable machining of various components. Key development criteria for the “HN-5X” series were: higher productivity and increased accuracies. NIIGATA, a world leader of horizontal machining centers, is proud to declare that the model HN-5X series, a new design achieving significant performance advances, will satisfy all requirements of your machining needs.

The New HNE-5X Series has it all . . .robust design and construction, powerful spindles and large work envelopes. Horizontal design assures exceptional chip evacuation for increased accuracy and prolonged tool life. The split-motion design insures that you'll get the most for your 5-Axis dollar because there is less wasted motion and greater geometric tool access to the workpiece. And the HNE-5X delivers exceptional feeds and speeds.

Niigata's “Advanced 5-Axis Controller” reduces cycle time while improving surface finish on complex 3-D profiles like impellers, turbocharger and supercharger spools, turbine blade segments, boring heads used in mining and many other applications. Get more multi-sided machining done in less time with the high-rigidity.

Features/Benefits

TILTING TABLE TRUNNION DESIGN

Extends reach to machine intricate 5-face, multi-faceted parts

Full simultaneous 5-axis contouring capability for complex parts

SINGLE WORK SET-UP

Increases productivity, saves time and fixture costs

Maintains geometries for optimum accuracy

RUGGED DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

Heavy-duty, 5-axis trunnion table supported by high load type roller bearings

Solid boxway construction

Rigid horizontal spindle configuration

Standard 35 HP 6,000 RPM and optional 8,000 RPM and 12,000 RPM spindles make quick work of the toughest materials.

Standard 62 tool capacity can be expanded to 88 tools to provide continued resident tool capability as your needs grow.

Simultaneous 5-Axis contouring with Niigata Advanced Controller

3-D Interference Warning – Standard

Large work envelope with up to 2,200 lb. workpiece capacity

Faster 5-axis rapid movement

Pallet Changer

See this heavy duty machine under power from Niigata at IMTS at booth 338460 from your exclusive distributor for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan- Premier Machine Tool Midwest – Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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IMTS Spotlight: Hwacheon SIRIUS-UL+ is a high-precision vertical machining center that boasts the world's best performance.

Hwacheon SIRIUS-UL+ is a high-precision vertical machining center that boasts the world's best performance.

Its powerful roughing and precise finish machining capabilities provide the best machining solution in terms of product quality. Also, users can work more efficiently with this equipment's upgraded extra functions including user conveniences

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The SIRIUS-UL+ is manufactured to perfection with Hwacheon's workmanship that is quality recognized throughout the industry. The high-performance spindle, integrating Hwacheon's Oil-Jet Cooling technology, ensures consistent quality results after hours and hours of operation. The machine's Optimal Machining system offers a total production solution, from tool selection to final product.

The VMC is designed using 3D simulation and finite element method (FEM) analysis to maximize structural rigidity. The rigid frame features a bilateral gate structure that firmly supports the X-axis drive. It is designed to divert the load, vibration and heat from the upper section of the machine evenly throughout the frame. These features contribute to a stable feed drive after hours of operation, the company says. The short distance between the X-axis drive and the tool’s point of contact is said to maintain rigidity and enhance precision.

Software components monitor different variables related to work environment and machining conditions and make adjustments to increase quality and efficiency. The software was developed to increase thermal accuracy and machining performance.

See this awesome machine under power at IMTS at booth 338119 from your exclusive distributor for the state of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan- Premier Machine Tool Midwest – Sales 414-254-5150 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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IMTS Spotlight: Premier Machine Tool - Your Solution Providers

Another year of PMT customers OUTPERFORMING the competition and building their vision for the future.

Make your appointment today to find out how our customers are doing more with less! click here for more information

Your Premier representatives will be at IMTS from Sept 10th -15th to help show you solutions to today's manufacturing issues.

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IMTS Spotlight: INDEX 8-spindle automatic lathe with robot load/unload will be on display in booth 338136

Index 8-spindle automatic lathe with robot load/unload

Built for high-volume, high-precision production of medium to complex parts, the already unbeatably fast multi-spindle from INDEX includes a 6-axis robot, supporting lights-out machining. The INDEX MS22C-8 NC multi-spindle automatic lathe can handle many applications, ranging from automotive to medical technology, producing small batches efficiently and economically.

Eight-Spindle Productivity

The modular design eight-spindle MS22C-8 multispindle automatic lathe opens up additional opportunities for already unbeatably fast multi-spindle parts machining, especially highly complex precision workpieces. It produces small batches efficiently and economically and may be bar-fed or loaded with chucked parts.

The INDEX MS22C-8 can be configured to operate as:

   - an eight-spindle machine,

   - a double four-spindle machine, dropping two complete parts at a time or

   - a machine with double rear end machining, featuring up to two swiveling synchronous spindles

Click here to learn more about this amazing machine

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IMTS Spotlight: New Ohio-built G350 5-axis machining center from GROB will be featured in Booth 339033

The new Ohio-built G350 5-axis machining center from GROB will be featured at IMTS 2018. It has a compact footprint of 96.5" x 79" and a pallet size of 400 mm (15.75"). All G-Series models feature the GROB-designed and built table with 225 degrees of rotation in the A axis, continuous 360 degrees in B. It's the only 5-axis machine with a fully retractable spindle for unmatched workpiece access!

Click here for a quick video on Grob G350

Make your appointment today to see the NEW OHIO Built Grob G350 5 Axis machine at IMTS.

Outperform, produce and profit your competition! Let’s do more with less! http://www.pmtmidwest.com/imts.html

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IMTS Spotlight: Hwacheon D2-5AX High-productivity 5-Axis Machining Center

Easily automated mid-sized 5-axis machining center affordable universal machining

D2-5AX is equipped with an acceleration/deceleration conveyance system design optimized for a minimal cycle time and has a structure that allows an easy access to robots and AWC, showing excellent performance in mass production. In addition, it is equipped with the processing software technology developed by Hwacheon to provide improved productivity and accuracy as well as excellent processing quality.

-High-productivity

-5-axis Machining Solution

-Enhanced User Convenience

Make your appointment today to see the NEW Hwacheon D2 5 Axis machine at IMTS for the 5 Axis machine that can take a cut.

Outperform, produce and profit your competition! Let’s do more with less! Click here to make your appointment

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It is time to get Horizontal about your Five Axis Machining - Grob

From system business to a universal machining center

   With its universal machines, GROB has introduced a series of universal machining centers which proves the technological know-how and developing competence of the GROB engineers in this market segment, which is relatively new to the company.

   The universal machining centers G350, G550, G750 and G1050 successfully complement the G-series and open up an even larger application range for the existing G-modules. As all modules from the G-series, they originate from the same modular construction system, are characterized by their compact design and enable excellent visibility and best accessibility to the work areas.

The GROB universal machining centers are used in a wide range of different industries. From machining complex and high precision mold and prototype parts with compound angled surfaces and holes, aircraft and medical parts with partly 5-axis simultaneous machining and in the optoelectronics industry, through to the pure contract manufacturers, who want to be equipped for any tasks. All of these are customers wanting to produce plastic to stainless steel workpieces or only in small to medium-sized series production using milling technology. Even fiber composite material machining such as CFRP and GFRP is possible on the GROB standalone machining center.

Come see the awesome machines at IMTS South Hall Booth 339033

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Multi-Process Turning Center for Complex Parts from Hwacheon

Automatic Tool Changing 6" Multiplex Turning Center

C1 is an integrated multiplex turning center that combines the processing capability of a turning center with the processing capability of a machining center obtainable through Y and C-axis control. It is capable to manufacture parts in complex geometry with a single chucking and its standard-fitted automatic tool changer enables prompt machining of parts that require many tools.

Multi-Process Turning Center

Half turning center, half machining center (Y- and C-axis control), our C1 Series with 3-stack turret and tool changer can completely manufacture parts with complicated shapes in a single chucking operation. To minimize thermal displacement, the arrangement of units in the heat-symmetrical structure provides superior thermal stability. Hwacheon’s original cooling system ensures that the rotary tool module inside the turret maintains exceptional processing quality, even during prolonged operation. Independent orthogonal structure of X, Y and Z-axes reduces feed error to zero for high rigidity and precision, even during prolonged processing.

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Eight-Spindle Productivity from INDEX TRAUB

Multi Spindle Screw Machine | MS22C-8 | INDEX TRAUB

The modular design eight-spindle MS22C-8 multispindle automatic lathe opens up additional opportunities for already unbeatably fast multi-spindle parts machining, especially highly complex precision workpieces. It produces small batches efficiently and economically and may be bar-fed or loaded with chucked parts.

The INDEX MS22C-8 can be configured to operate as:

   an eight-spindle machine,

   a double four-spindle machine, dropping two complete parts at a time or

   a machine with double rear end machining, featuring up to two swiveling synchronous spindles

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Each of the eight spindles is assigned two cross-slides which can travel both on the X as well as on the Z-axis. Each cross-slide can be additionally equipped with a Y-axis. Combined with a total of up to 16 cross-slides, the new eight-spindle machine is therefore a true multi-talent even for highly complex machining.

Fully capable of turning, off-center drilling and thread cutting, inclined and cross-drilling, milling, multi-edge turning, hobbing, tooth milling, deep-hole drilling and slotting, the MS22C-8 brings complex precision part production to a new level.

Three styles for versatile production

The new MS22C-8 in double four-spindle mode actually runs as two machines working with one another simultaneously on a single base. Every second tool station always has simultaneous access to the same tools. When operated as an eight-spindle machine, the drum indexing angle from spindle to spindle is 45°; if the machine operates with two times four spindles, the drum indexing angle is 90°. Results from double four-spindle machining: two finished parts are produced by the machine per work cycle.

In double rear end machining, there are six spindle positions available for front machining the workpiece and two spindle positions for rear end machining, and they all work simultaneously. With this approach, it is possible to machine both ends of a workpiece during two drum indexing cycles.

The INDEX MS22C-8 NC has many applications throughout industries ranging from automotive to medical technology.

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Another HAPPY customer with a PRODUCTION solution from Premier

Another PRODUCTION solution provided by Hwacheon and Premier Machine Tool.

High Productivity Twin Spindle Turning Center from Hwacheon

TTC-10 turning centers have been the preferred choice for many manufacturers around the world. The machines have demonstrated exceptional capabilities by machining many kinds of flanges. Two spindles operate together independently, while easy operation of the workpiece from left side to right is realized. The one piece machine bed design limits thermal distortion and absorbs vibration effectively for high surface quality and precision at high speeds.

Learn more about the PRODUCTION solutions we can provide from Hwacheon. We are proud to be the exclusive distributor for all Hwacheon products for the State of Wisconsin and UP of Michigan

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Another HAPPY customer with a Toolroom solution from Premier

If you have toolroom needs we also have a solution for that from our friends at Sharp.

Sharp Industries, Inc has been supplying high quality machine tools to the U S industries for over 38 years. The name SHARP stands for enduring precision and long lasting machine tool life. A statement that defines not only the machines we manufacture and sell, but also the very spirit of our company. Over the years, we have grown into a finely tuned machine tool manufacturer. As our product line expanded, so has our ability to inventory, ship, and support all the machines we sell.

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