Trace-A-Matic Increases Machining Accuracy While Reducing Lead-Time

Posted March 25, 2020, in Manufacturing Efficiency

New Mazak Integrex i-400 5-Axis Machining Center Installation at Trace-A-Matic North

Trace-A-Matic has installed a new Mazak Integrex i-400 5-axis machining center at their Brookfield, WI location. This addition brings the Integrex i-400 count to three for the company. The turn-mill bed center features a 12.0” chuck, y-axis 10.2” max swing over carriage maximum, 25.90” max swing over ways maximum, with a 60” center to center maximum. The new machine will primarily serve the aerospace and military industries, extending the machining capacity of the company’s northern operation.

“Multi-axis machining allows us to more efficiently machine complex parts with extreme accuracy,” Ed Graunke, President of Trace-A-Matic, said in a statement. “The ability to combine multiple setups into a single operation reduces part handling, numerous clamping phases, and non-cut time. We’re also able to use shorter cutting tools with less vibration and deflection, which results in more precise machining.”

About Trace-A-Matic Corporation
For over 50 years, Trace-A-Matic Corp. has been producing precision machined CNC (computer numerical control) components and assemblies for manufacturers in the aerospace, defense, food processing, heavy equipment, medical equipment, oil and gas, power generation, transportation, and general industry markets. The company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in WI and TX use the latest CNC machining technologies to produce complex and intricate components that meet or exceed the most critical tolerances. Products machined from castings, weldments, forgings, tubing, and bar stock range in weight from 1 pound to 15,000 pounds.

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