Mazak Corp. is hosting a special “Discover More with Mazak” manufacturing event at its Southwest Technology Center in Houston, TX on Dec. 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to present breakthrough advancements for overcoming part-production challenges within a variety of industries, including energy and aerospace.
From the latest highly advanced machine tools performing real-world application cutting demonstrations to expert manufacturing guidance, this two-day event will allow shops of all sizes to discover new, unique ways to achieve more productivity and profitability.
The Mazak machine tools that will be on display performing leading-edge turning, milling, 5-axis and Multi-Tasking operations include the Orbitec 20 machining center, Slant Turn Nexus 600M turning center, Slant Turn Nexus 500 turning center with a 7.2” spindle bore, Quick Turn Nexus 450 MY Multi-Tasking machine with a 10.2” spindle bore, Vortex 1060/V8 vertical machining center, Horizontal Center Nexus 6800 horizontal machining center, Variaxis i-800 machining center and Integrex j-300 Multi-Tasking machine.
Additionally, attendees will have access to the Southwest Technology Center’s regional industry expertise and application engineering resources for gaining valuable solution ideas. Such resources include Mazak’s new 3-4-5 productivity solution that helps manufacturers develop highly optimized manufacturing systems, from 3 levels of CNC controls that offer advanced operator support, to 4 levels of automation that focus on better equipment utilization, to 5 levels of Multi-Tasking that shorten cycle times by using fewer machines to complete cutting operations. Mazak VIP partner Sandvik Coromant will also present on best machining practices during the event.