Trace-A-Matic has installed a new Smart NL 6000 2-axis CNC lathe in Plant 5 at their Brookfield, WI location. The slant bed lathe features a 24” chuck, 31.5” swing over carriage maximum, 36” swing over ways maximum, 60” center to center maximum, 5.5” spindle bore, 12-station cutting tool turret, and superb chip discharge. The new machine will primarily serve the aerospace industry, as well as general machining jobs, extending the capacity and capabilities of the 116,000 square foot facility.
“Trace-A-Matic practices a lean approach to manufacturing under a continuous state of improvement. We look at our machining process as a whole, which provides clarity when planing a successful course into the future,” Thorsten Wienss, CEO of Trace-A-Matic, said in a statement. “We continue to invest in state-of-the-art equipment and streamlining overall processes. This approach eliminates waste, shortens production cycles, optimizes response times, and produces superior products for our customers.”
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.