automatic screw machine

automatic screw machine

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′skrü mə‚shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine designed to automatically produce finished parts from bar stock at high production rates; the term is not an exact, specific machine-tool classification.
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Management at Production Screw Machine Co, Dayton, OH, helped pioneer SPC, segregated CNC lathes in a "softer" area suited to electronic controls, and developed manufacturing cells that now include some alternatives to the automatic screw machine (ASM).
A competing automatic screw machine made the part in about the same time, but granted only 60% efficiency, requiring the use of more than one machine.
Companies such as Cincinnati and Browne and Sharpe designed and manufactured quality, specialized machinery: the turret lathe, the automatic screw machine, mills and grinders, and sheet metal punches.
According to Guberman, Mid-West Screw Products is the first automatic screw machine shop in Minnesota to achieve ARM 9009 registration which enables the company to supply quality approved precision parts used in firearms and body armor applications as well as armoring system.
Targeted for high-speed and automatic screw machine applications, Precision Rod is the first of a new line of extruded screw machine products.
The turret lathe and automatic screw machine in their various forms have been developed and improved with the objectives of producing machined parts more rapidly and accurately at lower cost.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company (NYSE: BNS) has brought suit against its former automatic screw machine repair parts distributor in New England, seeking to enjoin it (both temporarily and permanently) from selling and passing off imitation machine repair parts as genuine Brown & Sharpe parts.
With the Project 70 stainless, Hermetic Seal was able to machine its headers at the rate of 455 parts per hour on a five-spindle Davenport automatic screw machine, with a cycle time of 7.
For decades, Kilian bearings have been machined on more than 100 cam-operated automatic screw machines.
Davenport's new LS 522 represents another vision of what multi-spindle automatic screw machines can do and one that Don Firm believes has the potential to broaden the use of automatics to a lot of metalworking shops that haven't used them before.
Parts that are made on cam-operated automatic screw machines, for example, are said to be well suited for the new five-axis machines on which secondary machining operations can be performed in one set-up.
Included are more than 100 multispindle automatic screw machines, a host of spindle chuckers, a bevy of programmable broaches, centerless grinders, Swiss-type screw machines, and lathes, and around eight or so multi-station rotary transfer machines of its own design to handle secondary machining operations such as broaching, drilling, tapping, and milling.

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