By Jim King – President & COO, Okuma America Corporation (August 19, 2015) When you make a decision to purchase a machine tool, one that sometimes can exceed the cost of an average home in the U.S., there are many factors that must be considered. For most shops, service and support is right up there at the top of the list. Manufacturing is hard enough without the worry of how your machines will perform and who will be there when you have an unexpected maintenance event (crash, bump). Most customers are searching for a [...]
October 14, 2014 at 9:50 am by Canadian Metalworking: Okuma has introduced its new V760EX vertical lathe, an update to the popular V60R model. This new version provides a larger work envelope in the same footprint, allowing for an additional 110mm in workpiece height and an additional 150mm maximum turning diameter.. It provides stable, high-precision cutting in a small footprint and is an excellent platform for machining thin and odd-shaped work pieces, and is well suited for the oil and gas and aerospace industries.