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Machinery Highlight: Mazak Horizontal Machining Centers

Horizontal machining (milling) utilizes a ground-parallel spindle to secure workpieces while rotary cutters remove parts of the material horizontally—making horizontal machining centers (HMC) the ideal machine tool for companies looking for optimal productivity. Due to their compatibility with a large variety of materials ranging from aluminum to titanium, horizontal machining centers incorporate the latest, most advanced milling technology to bring versatility and flexibility to a new level. This article explores the benefits, capabilities, and characteristics of different Mazak models and [...]

3 Reasons Why Buying CNC Machines from ASI Machine Tools is the Best Choice

When it’s time to replace a machine in your production line, you must consider every feature and production level of the machines available. What will this machine have over the others? What will that machine provide that will boost my production line? Why should I buy from this company and not that company? These are all important considerations. Before you commit to buying a new CNC machine, here’s 3 reasons why you should consider a reseller like ASI Machine Tools. 1. [...]

3 Advantages of Buying Used CNC Machines

CNC machines amplify the productivity—and profitability—of business. Because they streamline the necessary processes to get manufacturing projects done quickly, investing in CNC machines is ideal for any manufacturing company. In order to ensure the best outcome, some companies will form committees to tackle the purchase of the machine—especially when multiple departments are involved in and will be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the machine. But the question is: do you buy a new or used CNC machine? How can [...]

Machinery Highlight: Turning Mazak Models

CNC turning centers are CNC lathes that use computer programs to automate the creation of cylindrical parts—where the cutting tool moves in a linear fashion while the workpiece rotates on the spindle of the machine. The addition of these machines simultaneously increases the productivity of production teams and the value brought to every respective customer. In this article, the focus will be on CNC turning centers, especially Mazak brand models, and all of the benefits and functionalities each machine provides. Streamline [...]

Buying Reconditioned CNC Machines: 5 Things You Need to Know

Manufacturing companies rely on fast production lines with tight deadlines to hit. When your production is in jeopardy, you might start looking into new machine tools to get the job done—and quickly. But, what if you don’t have a big budget to spend on a brand new machine? Are newer machines really the best option out there? Used CNC Machines can improve your production line just as well as any new machine. The biggest problem, however, is the stigma behind buying [...]

Machinery Highlight: Multi-tasking Mazak Models

In the manufacturing industry, there are three things directly related to your profitability: Flexibility Productivity Efficiency Are your processes flexible enough to change quickly to account for emergencies, last minute requests, and late additions to a project? Is your productivity constantly improving and increasing customer retention? Are your processes efficient enough to account for a potential drop in machine productivity and resolve the problem quickly? When it comes to maximizing profitability, your manufacturing business needs to have machines that can take you to the next [...]