CNC machinery can have problems arise, and some of these problems are more common than others. When these problems occur, FlexCare+ steps in to get them resolved for you and back on track for new or current customers. These problems can include: # 1 Fixturing CNC machinery can have problems when the workpiece that is
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The skills gap and labor shortage have been a hot topic in manufacturing in recent years. The challenge of being unable to find skilled workers with the needed technical skills, knowledge, or expertise to fill these open positions is a significant problem. A 2021 study conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institue (MI) predicts that
Watch Full Customer Story Below Staying competitive in the ever-changing manufacturing landscape requires continual investments in new technology. Businesses are often looking for solutions that will increase their capacity while giving them the ability to produce more consistent parts safely. Automation has become a hot topic in recent years, and for a good reason. Automating
The FlexCNC is a vertical machining center offered by Flex Machine Tools. Below are five of the many features that set this machine apart from other vertical machining centers. 1) Zero Weight Restrictions Operators rely on the table for part mobility on a standard vertical machining center, limiting the maximum table load. On a FlexCNC,
The FlexCNC can do just about everything a tube laser can do and more. Those looking for a cost-effective machine that can process tubes and other long materials should look to the FlexCNC, an affordable alternative to tube lasers.
CNC machining can be intimidating. Especially for people who've been doing manual machining for years. Our friend Abom is a manual machinist looking to continue his education by learning CNC machining. We invited him to our facility to learn the basics of CNC machining from our expert machinist/programmer.
The FlexCNC can do more than other standard Vertical Machining Centers. The FlexCNC sets itself apart with features that help businesses increase throughput and make more money.
FlexCare is an on-demand CNC programming service available for all FlexCNC customers. Through a monthly membership, we are able to provide our customers with direct access to one of our expert programmers. Each month, FlexCare members can send their prints to a FlexCare specialist, and they will provide completed programs for their FlexCNC machine.
Many fab shops are looking to invest in CNC machines with hopes of improving their speed, production rate, and accuracy. However, most machines currently on the market are not equipped to handle, the long or large parts, being produced by many of these shops.
The FlexCNC produces parts faster than other CNC's. The Pendulum Mode lets an operator fixture parts while the machine is running resulting in 100% spindle uptime.
See how shops are saving time and money while increasing throughput by 300% with the FlexCNC and Allied Drills.
Learn how the Felker Bros. saved time and increased productivity by combining multiple steps into one process on the FlexCNC.
Fabricating Solutions in Twinsburg, Ohio went with the FlexCNC for their shop and went down from 6 parts total in one day to 6 parts in one hour.
The Universal Pneumatic Vise fixturing option allows for quick changes at the push of a button (lever). No more wasting precious time fixturing on the CNC!