Box or linear guidewayssome say it's old versus new school or strictly customer preference. In any event, most people in the machine tool and bearing industries agree that the application should be the deciding factor.
In both Europe and the U.S., vertical turning machines and cells are increasingly producing many automotive brake systems and components, often to remarkably tight tolerances and, in many cases, completely finished.
Ultrahigh-pressure waterjet cutting is both economical and versatile.
Recent developments in grinding wheel and metalworking fluid technology can boost production while cutting costs for grinding operations.