profiling machine


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profiling machine

[′prō‚fīl·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine used for milling irregular profiles; the cutting tool is guided by the contour of a model.
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He said: "Our plan for the next five years includes two major investment programmes - the first is the purchase and installation of the new Trumpf laser cutting and profiling machine.
The new laser profiling machine complements existing expertise and will also help them target new markets, such as the off-highway sector and environmental technologies,' said Mr Burke.
The financial assistance from the Government of Canada served mainly for a building expansion, the installation of painting rooms, and the acquisition of such equipment as kilns, a dip tank for aluminium and a profiling machine.
These moulders are used by companies like Georgia-Pacific and flooring companies who need a full profiling machine which can produce up to 35,000 feet of moulding in a seven-hour shift," said Tim Sermonet, moulder sales engineer with SCMI.
Iida Koygo moulders available from Pruitt Machinery range from a four head S4S machine to a twelve head profiling machine.
To date the company has two plasma profiling machines, three flame-cutting profilers, five plate rolling machines and just this year has introduced a Trumpf laser machine.
In the late 1950s not only did it move into numerically controlled profiling machines, Ex-Cell-O also opened a subsidiary in Germany with the acquisition of a plant in Goppingen.
In the past, massive profiling machines were purchased and tooled to do identical right and left side aircraft parts.
Sales of machine tools such as its variable angle end millers, weld testers and water slot profiling machines will be worth about pounds 1.
Clinton critics pointed out that China had been keenly interested in obtaining the plant because of its very sophisticated computer-controlled, five-axis profiling machines, which would allow China to greatly enhance their ability to produce ultra-modern warplanes and missiles.
However, the company is far better known for supplying wide ranges of root vegetable sizers, peelers of all kinds (continuous carborundum, knife, plus units for dry topping, tailing and skin removal) and profiling machines.