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    VMC Tooling up recommendation. Hydraulic vs ShrinkFit vs Rego ER vs others

    Hello, We are getting Makino Slim3N machines with HSK A50 spindle options. We are looking for tooling-up recommendations from the options below: 1) Schunk or equivalent Hydrogrip (Hydraulic) options 2) Rego Fix Powergrip tooling system 3) Haimer or MST Shrink Fit Can anyone share their...
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    Micro Swiss machining. Tornos SwissNano vs Citizen R04

    I also looked into Esco machines. I visited their assembly facility in Switzerland. Fantastic machines and great people. But, in my opinion, some parts are more suitable for Esco and then some are more suitable for the likes of Swiss Nano or R04 or L12 or GT/DT13. There are certain limitations...
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    Micro Swiss machining. Tornos SwissNano vs Citizen R04

    We looked into Swiss Nano machines, but again, since they are relatively new machines (Nano 10), and there are no Swiss Nano machines in India as per Tornos India guy, I am not sure how to benchmark them against anything in terms of quality and pricing.
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    Micro Swiss machining. Tornos SwissNano vs Citizen R04

    We have had our fair share of poor experience with Tsugami here in India. One of the absolute worst services and the build quality of the machines is not at all up to the mark. I have forgotten the count of how many times I've had to call up their service team to repair issues on their simple...
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    Micro Swiss machining. Tornos SwissNano vs Citizen R04

    Hello folks, Is anybody here with experience working with small parts out of Brass, Steel, and Copper alloys with Diameter < 3 mm as input conditions? I am looking at Swiss machining options and so far only two are there in the market. Tornos SwissNano series (4, 7, 10 models) vs Citizen R04...
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    Experience with Makino Slim3N vs Hurco VMX30i vs Haas Vf2i vs Haas DT1

    We have decided to go with Makino Slim3N. We are based out of India and we got good reviews about Makino support. Hopefully the machine should run squeaky clean as promised. We have chosen 4+1 axis capabilities on the machine.
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    Experience with Makino Slim3N vs Hurco VMX30i vs Haas Vf2i vs Haas DT1

    Also to add to above 1) Makino Slim3N comes with HSK A50 spindle, 8000 rpm high torque option 2) Hurco VMX30i comes with 12000 rpm BBT40 Belt Driven spindle, to which I have reservations about the quality and potential vibrations and issues that comes with belt driven spindles. The Hurco sales...
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    Experience with Makino Slim3N vs Hurco VMX30i vs Haas Vf2i vs Haas DT1

    Hello all, We have been trying to decide on our purchase on a CNC mill and based on the machine lead time, sales and service support, and other factors: Initial choices: 1) Haas VF2i with TRT210 table (Simultaneous 5 axis) 2) Speedio S700Xd1 with Yukiwa TNT170L table (Simultaneous 5 axis) 3)...
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    VMC vs drill tap centers. New machine help

    A jobshop guy we are working with pointed out the following based on his experience working with both VF2 machines and Speedio S500 / S700 modesl: 1) Both machines are almost identical for our application types in terms of repeatability and accuracy 2) For Non-Ferrous materials, the Speedio...
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    VMC vs drill tap centers. New machine help

    1) Yamazen represents Brother machines 2) Haas is from Phillips Machine Tools 3) Fanuc Robos is handled by Fanuc directly 4) Mazak is being handled by Mazak India 5) Doosan is new to the market here by DN Solutions (the new Doosan entity) Yamazen and Haas have the most presence in the market in...
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    VMC vs drill tap centers. New machine help

    Anywhere between 500 nos to 40,000 nos
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    VMC vs drill tap centers. New machine help

    Hello, From India here. We are a small shop making built-to-print parts with a couple of CNC turning and Swiss machines. I am looking for investing in our first in-house milling machine (we usually outsource the milling jobs to single machine job-shops in our group - they use Haas / BFW...
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    SS304 Swiss Part - Citizen A20

    Hello, We have a Citizen A20, and we have been running Brass components on it. I recently got an inquiry for an SS304 part with base dimensions as follows: Diameter - 4 mm Length - 33 mm External Thread - M4X0.7 6g (31 mm length) Internal Hole - 2 mm entire length and orifice at the bottom...
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    Choosing between Optical Comparator and Vision System

    Hello, I have set up a new Swiss CNC job shop in India, I am looking forward to installing either a vision system or an optical comparator. 1) I am confused between getting an optical comparator or a vision system. Pros & Cons comparison of both systems. Which one is more future-proof? 2)...
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    Experience with Vibration (Oscillation) cutting on Tsugami sliding head machine

    Has anyone used the new Vibration (Oscillation) cutting feature on their Tsugami machines? That tech from the videos below is comparable to the LFV feature offered in similar Citizen machines. I am trying to get more info from Tsugami India, Japan, and USA (REM Sales), but so far none of them...
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    Is tsugami better machine?

    I don't have his contact number or mail id, otherwise I would have contacted him through that medium. But I was just taking my chance. Anyways it would be great if you could provide some insights. Thanks !!
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    Is tsugami better machine?

    Hey, We are planning to buy our first Swiss screw machine and we are in the same dilemma. Which machine did you end up buying and how was experience? We have to make a choice between Citizen A 20 and Tsugami S0206. Any guidance from your side will be immensely helpful for us. Thanks.
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    Choosing between Tsugami B0206 vs Citizen A20 3F7 vs Star SR20 type G. Help!

    I am considering S206 in Tsugami against A20 in Citizen because we have got mixed reviews about B0206 with SS300 series material for long-run production (>10000 pcs continuous) around here. I am trying to get more information on Tsugami's 'Oscillation Cutting' feature to eliminate bird nesting...
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    Choosing between Tsugami B0206 vs Citizen A20 3F7 vs Star SR20 type G. Help!

    And one more query regarding LFV technology: I wanted to know whether LFV technology in Citizen machines is a) Software based feature or b) whether the machine tool manufacturers have made structural changes in the moving elements related to the concerned feature. I ask this because not many...
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    Choosing between Tsugami B0206 vs Citizen A20 3F7 vs Star SR20 type G. Help!

    Hello, My company is in the process of purchasing our first CNC Swiss Screw machine. Of the three options available here between the machines mentioned above, I am unable to decide the best option. One of the differentiating factors between these companies is after sales & service, which are...
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