Next-generation, super multitasking CNC machine, combines traditional machining with laser metal deposition capabilities.
Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) - Okuma America Corporation introduces the new MU-8000V LASER EX multitasking CNC machine, combining the latest laser additive technology with subtractive manufacturing capabilities. It’s the ultimate process-intensive machine that enables complete part production on one machine.
The MU-8000V LASER EX revolutionizes production by implementing laser metal deposition (LMD) technology with the ability to cut unique parts of many different sizes and shapes. LMD supplies powder from nozzles and performs laser melting and bonding to parent material. This allows for various types of materials to be combined and layered in addition to the possibility of three-dimensional fabrication and cladding.
Parts can also be repaired and inspected throughout production, and an infinitely variable control of laser spot diameters (Ø0.4 to 8.5 mm) increase efficiency and resolution.
By implementing laser metal deposition (LMD) instead of laser metal fusion (LMF), Okuma’s MU-8000V LASER EX offers these advantages:
Additional LASER EX series products will be introduced to the market in the future and will feature:
The MU-8000V LASER EX delivers innovative machining excellence. For more information on Okuma’s super multitasking CNC machine visit https://www.okuma.com/laser-mu.
Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs its own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool’s functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry’s only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantage through the open possibilities of machine tools, today and into the future. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com/americas or follow us on https://www.facebook.com/OkumaAmericaCorporation or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.
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