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  • NEW KITAMURA MYCENTER-HX250iG FINANCING PROMOTION

    March 2017
     

    NO PAYMENTS FOR 5 MONTHS WITH 5% DOWN PROMOTION on the industry's lowest priced, feature packed HMC, the Kitamura Mycenter-HX250iG Compact Horizontal Machining Center.  Special financing offer available for equipment purchased in the USA.

    STAND-OUT, PROFIT ENHANCING FEATURES OF THE MYCENTER-HX250iG

    • 10X faster direct drive 4th axis - 108,000deg./min (300rpm)
    • Positioning accuracy +2arc sec
    • 50% faster tool change - 0.9 seconds
    • 5x faster processing speeds - 67 million pulse encoder technology
    • World's fastest 60m/min (2,362ipm) rapid rates
    • Touch screen display Arumatik-Mi Control  
    • Optional 10-Station APC and 102-tool field upgrades available
    • 15,000rpm and optional 30,000rpm spindle speeds available

     

    SIMPLIFY YOUR COMPLEX MACHINING CHALLENGES TODAY

    Kitamura's Mycenter-HX250iG - Big work envelope, Big cutting capability (think steel), Small footprint

     

     

  • SPECIAL FINANCING OFFER FOR KITAMURA MYCENTER-3XD VMC

    March 2017
     

    No Payments for 5 Months with 5% Down on Kitamura's Best Selling and Most Affordable Vertical Machining Center  - THE MYCENTER-3XD.  This 30" x 20" VMC is super compact with an 8' x 7' footprint and features a Stiff, Cast C-Frame Construction, Heavy Duty Cross Roller Linear Guide Ways, Highly Rigid, 12,000rpm, 35HP High Performance Spindle, Convenient and Efficient Chip Discharge (Either Left or Right side of Machine), and Feature Rich, High Speed Processing Arumatik-Jr. Control.  The Mycenter 3XD is your Heavy Duty Cutting VMC.  Super solid 12,000rpm, #40, 35HP Spindle eats through heavy cuts and 1,889ipm high speed rapids leave the competition in the dust.  Now in stock.  

    Control:  Arumatik-Jr. 
    Table Size:  500 x 860mm (19.7" x 33.9")
    Travel X,Y,Z:  760 x 510 x 510mm (30" x 20.1" x 20.1")
    Rapids:  X,Y - 48m/min (1,889ipm)
    Spindle: 35HP, 12,000rpm, NRG Belt Drive 
    ATC: Standard 24 Tools
    Machine Dimensions:  2,415 x 2,243mm (95.1" x 88.3")
     
  • HYUNDAI WIA OPEN HOUSE APRIL 11-12

    February 2017
     

    Hyundai WIA iinvites you to an Open House at their Itasca, IL showroom on April 11-12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  During the Open House, they will be showing the very latest in factory automation including full factory production solutions. They will also have the most up-to-date machine options and systems from their top suppliers and technical partners.  See Hyundai WIA's latest machine tools and ancillary products from their preferred technical partners, Open Mind Technologies, Samchully, Renishaw, Rohm, ClineTool, ChipBlaster, Zoller, Marposs, Kennametal, and Liebherr Automation.  The following Hyundai WIA machines will be on display during this event:  XF6300, L2600SY, L2100SY, LM1800TTSY, L230LMSA, L230A, E200A, E160C, Hi-Mold 6500, HD2200, KIT4500, LV800AW-TT, LV500R, i-Cut 400T, KF5600, HS5000M/50, L500A. There will be Live Cutting Demonstrations on the KF5600, i-Cut400T, XF6300, HD2200, LM1800TTSY. Please RSVP by March 17th.                             

  • CHEVALIER MACHINERY'S OPEN HOUSE

    February 2017
     

    SAVE THE DATE!  You're invited to Chevalier Machinery's OPEN HOUSE in their Santa Fe Springs, CA showroom on May 3-4, 2017 from 8 AM to 5 PM.  It's a great time to see demonstrations of Chevalier's new and existing line of productive grinding machines including the SMART-B818III Multi-Function CNC Surface Grinder, FSG-B1224ADIII 3-Axes, Fully Automatic Touch Screen Grinder, SMART-B1640III Multi-Function CNC Surface Grinder.  Engineers will be on hand during the OPEN HOUSE to answer questions. 

  • INTRODUCING THE NEW KITAMURA MYCENTER-HX250iG HORIZONTAL MACHINING CENTER

    January 2017
     

    They are finally arriving – The NEW Kitamura Mycenter-HX250iG Horizontal Machining Centers with Arumatik –Mi Control, Ultra-Compact Footprints #30 Taper/#40 Taper, World’s Fastest Rapid/Cutting Feeds 60m/min (2,362ipm), Lowest Cost HMC’s, Biggest Work Envelopes, 2-Station APC, High Speed 4th Axis Rotary Table, DD Motor Driven, Up to 30,000rpm Spindle Speeds.  These HMC’s offer increased productivity with ultra-high speeds, unmatched accuracy and rigid, precise cutting power.  

  • KITAMURA 5-AXIS SUPER SALE - IMMEDIATE DELIVERY!

    January 2017
     

    The Kitamura Mytrunnion-7G Vertical Machining Center with 100T and Supercell-300T 5-Axis Horizontal Machining cell are now available for immediate delivery.  

    Mytrunnion-7G VMC

    • 5-Axis Simultaneous
    • 46.1" Max Dia. x 29.1” Height
    • Excellent for AEROSPACE Applications
    • #50, 12,000rpm, 4-Step Geared Spindle
    • 100T ATC, Scales, Ballscrew Cooling
    • Zero Backlash Roller Gear Gam Driven 4th/5th

    SUPERCELL-300G HMC

    • 5-Axis Simultaneous
    • 20 APC Machining Cell
    • UNMANNED MACHINING
    • 7.9" x 7.9” Max. (Dia. x Height)
    • 174 Tools Matrix Magazine
    • #40, 20k, Dual Contact Spindle
    • 67 Million Pulse Encoder Technology
    • SSS Super Smooth Surface Control
     
  • "NEW" FRYER MACHINES

    January 2017
     

    The CL-12 is being re-made as a small high speed linear way production machine.  Available with an 8 station turret or gang tooling. 5C collet closer or pneumatic chuck.  Siemens or Fanuc.

    The UM-30 is being finished and will be a popular, affordable 5 axis. 15K spindle, 26” plate, 1,400IPM, 40-tool ATC, Siemens 840 or Fanuc 31i.

    The VT Series is really looking good. The VT-80 and 60 are redesigned and shipping. The new VT-30 and VT-40 are coming soon.

    The MB Series gets a face lift with new guarding and new consoles. UL and CE certified, these new machines can go into shops that demand safety guarding.  Of course, you can also get them with open guarding.  Look for a new MB-10Q.

    The ET Series continue with high quality and great features. Look for a new ET-16 and a great low price.

  • "NEW" HYUNDAI WIA MACHINES

    January 2017
     

    The KF5600 High-Speed and Productivity Vertical Machining Center,designed by Hyundai WIA with years of expertise and the latest technology, maximizes productivity while maintaining rigidity and accuracy. This Next Generation High-Speed Machinng Center offers a diverse spindle structure (direct-connection: 8K, 12K; built-in: 15K, 20K), increases strength through structural analysis, expands machining domain with y-axis 560mm design, shortens not-cutting time with rapid feeds (40/40/36m/min.), and mould packages for optimum mould manufacturing (20K built-in). 

    The XF6300 High-Speed and High-Precision 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center, designed by Hyundai WIA with years of expertise and the latest technology, is made to meet the intense performance requirements of the mold industry.  The Cutting-Edge High-Speed and High-Precision 5-Axis Machining Center increases strength with all-in-one bed & column structure, machines high-precision parts with X-axis box-in-box structure, has a built-in DDM table, a standard 34-tool ring-type ATC (C-C time: 4.5 sec.), and a 19" LCD monitor.

    The Hi-MOLD6500 Super Quality & Productivity Vertical Machining Center by Hyundai WIA CORP, the national (Kor) machine tool builder with years of expertise and the latest technology, are high-performance equipment for processing high quality molds.  This State-of-the-Art Technology Vertical Machining Center for Machining Precision Molds is a wall type machining center for utmost quality of molding, has a high-precision spindle design with precision angular contact bearing, a 20,000 rpm built-in spindle for high-precision molding (Option: 24,000 rpm), a ball screw nut cooling system in all axes as standard, and a Hyundai-Wia molding package for optimal mold parts tooling.

    The i-CUT400TD High Accuracy & Excellent Performance Dual Table Tapping Center, designed by Hyundai WIA with years of expertise and the latest technology, maximizes productivity while maintaining rigidity and accuracy. This Dual-Tabled Tapping Center shortens setting time for materials with a dual table system, has a direct-connection, high-speed spindle system design (15,000rpm), a Servo motor-driven ATC (C-C time: 1.72 sec.), and shortens non-cutting time with rapid feed (56m/min.)

    Hyundai WIA, a Korean manufacturer of traditional machine tools that are built with the power of precision and state-of-the-art technology, developed the i-CUT400T/M Series High Speed, Productivity & Compact Design Tapping Center. This New Leader of Tapping Centers has a high speed direct spindle i-CUT400T : 12,000 [15,000]rpm / i-CUT400M : 24,000rpm, spindle acce/deceleration 0 → 24,000 RPM : 1.6 sec., rapid feedrate each axis 56m/min (Z axis acce/deceleration “1.27G”), rigid tapping 6,000rpm, and weight lightening through structural analysis (2.2t).  This machine maximizes productivity, while maintaining rigidity and accuracy.

    The LV800AW-TT CNC Vertical Turning Center, designed by Hyundai WIA with years of expertise and the latest technology, is the best performing machine in the AL Wheel automation line.  This machine with its powerful cutting capability does Aluminum Wheel machining with high speed, high rigidity and productivity, offers max. aluminum wheel processing capacity (21.5"), 2-turret, high-speed aluminum wheel processing machine, ACC servo motor-based speed control and minimization of shock at shutdown, and optimum machine structure for automation. 

  • KITAMURA SPECIAL FACTORY PRICE PROMOTION-LIMITED STOCK QUANTITIES AVAILABLE

    January 2017
     

    Fanuc controlled large model Kitamura Horizontal Machining Centers with special pricing are available through March 31, 2017.  The Mycenter-HX800iLTGA has a Fanuc 30iB Control, Solid Box Ways/Craftmanship in Handscraping, Huge Work Envelope 59.1” diameter x 59.1” height, 50T (upgradeable in the field), 8k and 12k Geared Spindles Available.  The Mycenter-HX1000i has a Fanuc 30iB Control, Solid Box Ways/High Accuracy Max Work Size (80.71”diameter x 61.02” height), #50, 8,000rpm, 4-Step Geared Spindle, 150T ATC.  Position Accuracy is +/-0.000079”/Full Stroke.  Lead time is 6 to 8 weeks ARO.  

  • DRIVE YOUR BUSINESS TO THE TOP WITH KITAMURA'S MYTRUNNION-4G 5-AXIS

    January 2017
     

    Drive your business to the top with Kitamura's Mytrunnion-4G 5-AXIS Vertical Machining Center. Offering benefits including reduced machining time increased accuracy, single set-up, reduction in the cost of tooling and fixtures, and ability to process more complex parts, the Kitamura Mytrunnion-4G will increase your productivity and add 5-Axis flexibility to your Shop.  With high-speed spindle speeds of 15,000rpm, up to 100 Tool ATC, and easy to use Arumatik-Mi touch screen controller, you can't beat this competitively priced package.  Available for immediate delivery

  • FRYER MACHINE SYSTEMS DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

    January 2017
     

    Congratulations to Flint Machine Tools, Fryer Machine Systems’ #1 Distributor for 2016.  Steve Flint and his team have done an outstanding job selling a wide range of Fryer products.

  • INTRODUCING NEW HANWHA MODELS

    December 2016
     

    Hanwha Machinery America introduces the XD32/38II Swiss-type Lathe Series with bar capacity up to 38 mm (1.50" diameter) at the main and sub spindle. More tool positions and additional machining capabilities are the highlight of this new machine series.  

    Hanwha recently announced the availability of its new model XD20V CNC Swiss Lathe. This machine is a high performance version of the XD Series.  The new 8-Axis XD20V comes standard with a FANUC 32i-B control, five cross milling tools, two deep hole gun drilling stations, C-axis on the main and sub spindle, an eight-position back working station with four live tools and Y2-axis. A programmable B-axis tool post with three front / three back facing live tool spindles is available as an option. The XD20V offers a 10,000 RPM main spindle and 1,600 IPM rapid traverse rate.  The XD20V was designed to machine close tolerance and multi-featured parts, such as medical and aerospace applications.

  • NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH TOS TRADE NORTH AMERICA

    November 2016
     

    Flint Machine Tools is excited to announce a new partnership with TOS Trade North America, LLC, a company established by TOS Varnsdorf, the world-renowned horizontal boring mill manufacturer located in the Czech Republic. Through this new partnership, Flint Machine Tools adds the product portfolio of TOS Horizontal Boring Mills to its high-end offering.  Flint will bring exceptional customer service, support and new product integrations that present new dynamic profitable solutions showing the strength of TOS product lineup.

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