Okuma's New Video Series Demonstrates CNC Machines Used in Gun Part Manufacturing

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Videos show various firearms cut with high-speed precision on Okuma machining centers and a horizontal lathe.

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Okuma’s new video series demonstrates CNC machines used in gun part manufacturing, spotlighting high-speed, precision cutting, live tooling, milling and drilling. Okuma’s gun part manufacturing video series includes:

  •     Rifle Stock Mold – Okuma’s 5-axis MU-500VII vertical machining center cuts a custom-designed rifle stock mold
  •     AR15 Upper – An MB-4000H horizontal machining center machines an AR15 upper
  •     Gun Barrel Extension --Cut on an Okuma LB3000-EXII horizontal lathe, the machining of this gun barrel extension uses a variety of cutting tools and operations
  •     Commemorative Plaque -- Using a GENOS M460-VE, this video shows the CNC milling of a gun shaped plaque for a firearms event
  •     1911 Trigger Housing -- Machining of a 1911 trigger housing, using an Okuma MB-56V vertical machining center equipped with a Lyndex Nikken rotary table
  •     Gun Cylinder - A .50 caliber revolver cylinder is cut on an Okuma LT3000 EX, 3 turret horizontal lathe

(Special Note: Some videos are filmed without the use of coolant, to better show the cutting capabilities of the machine, without visual interference. CNC machine operation without coolant is not recommended.)

To see Okuma’s gun part manufacturing video series please visit http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiy-l63fXCAhMPhpgPQlZ1Y0smw5rq2hc.
For more information on Okuma CNC machines, please visit http://www.okuma.com/americas.

About Okuma America Corporation:
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, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence – maximizing profitability. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.


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