Resources

As a leader in the machine tool industry, we take our expertise seriously. What we have learned can help you run your operation more smoothly and profitably. There are many ways to access our knowledge base: case studies, case studies by industry, and manuals. Don't see what you need here? Ask us.

Resources
 
Robotics/Automation

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Find out how robotic automation can help your shop to cut labor costs by continuing to machine parts during off hours.

 

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Automation isn't just for high volume production, or for large companies. Learn how robotics can fit easily in most machine shops - including yours.

 

Fanuc R2000 Dexterity

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Fanuc R2000iB Robot Utilizes Dexterity: Watch the R2000 iB show off its full range to service a CNC grinder, including machine vision and flexible tooling.

 

Pipe Coupling

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Pipe Coupling Machining: See the FANUC R2000iB in action, improving productivity and making labor less tedious for your team.

 

Okuma CNC Lathe

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Okuma CNC Lathe: Watch how the Fanuc LR Mate 200 iC's machine vision gives it the ability to handle batches of small parts.

 

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Designing Your Solution: Watch Gosiger Automation's work cell design process, from 2D layout to 3D model to implementation.

 

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The benefits of automation are plentiful, but is a robotic system right for your shop?

 

Fanuc R2000

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Fanuc R2000iA Robot Mounted to an RTU: Watch how machine vision simplifies part handling while the robot services 3 VMC's.

 

Maximize Shop Productivity

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Maximize Your Shop's Productivity: Learn the specific benefits of Gosiger Automation's comprehensive solutions, and how they help you produce more.

 

Fanuc LR Mate

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Fanuc LR Mate 200iC Robot Tends Okuma CNC Lathe: Learn how the LR Mate 200iC's machine vision and tooling capabilities help small batch production.

 

Fanuc M-16iB

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Fanuc M-16iB Robot Loads a Pair of Okuma VMCs: See the M-16iB perform precision loading, unloading, and palletizing work with multiple machines.

 

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Cost-Effective Robotics: See Gosiger Automation's simpler solution to servicing a trio of 2-axis lathes.

 

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See how Gosiger Automation boosted the productivity of the Denver Mint's die manufacturing by helping implement a new lathe operation process.

 

Streamline Your Manufacturing

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Streamline Your Manufacturing Process: See how Gosiger Automation can improve your process, even in a small shop with small batch production.

 

Fanuc

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Fanuc R-2000iB robot loads 2 Okuma VMCs through GOSIGER supplied automatic side doors.

 

Okuma Fanuc

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Okuma Serviced by Fanuc M-16iA Robot: See how Gosiger Automation designs a robotic system for maximum operator accessibility and control.

 

Case Study
With their employees having to waste time on tasks not befitting their skills, Hy-Tech Machine Inc. decided the answer was to add automation to their operation.

 

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Fanuc M-710iC robot loads 3 horizontal lathes. System has the capability to allow an operator to shut down any machine while the robot services the remaining machines.

Financing

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Make the right financing decisions - learn about the most common equipment leasing mistakes first.

 

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With different equipment financing options, any shop can find a lease that's right for them.

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Get the latest on Section 179 tax updates for 2013, and other tips on equipment financing savings.

 

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Find out the real cost of equipment financing past the sticker price - and why cheaper isn't always better.

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Learn how you can get the best return on investment for capital purchases like a new VMC or 5-axis machine.

Difficult Materials

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Aerospace machining uses high temperature alloys that pose challenges to your CNC equipment. Find out if your machines are up to the task.

 

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Find out how Sandvik Coromant and Gosiger have developed solutions to the problems titanium presents to aerospace machine shops.

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New regulations mean challenges for shops machining brass parts that carry drinking water. Learn the changes, and how you can handle unleaded brass.

 

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For the hardest metals in aerospace, automotive, and more, hard turning is the answer. Learn its advantages and limitations, and how it can help you.

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With unique materials and tight tolerances required, aerospace parts are some of the toughest to produce. Learn the basics and how to get started.

Training

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Manufacturing apps can help boost your shop's productivity and efficiency. But which ones will best meet your shop's needs?

 

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Your shop's most complex parts demand a more complex cleaning process than high volume parts. Find out the right parts cleaning method for you.

 

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In-process gaging saves time in the inspection process, and allows an operator to address out-of-tolerance parts instantly. Learn where in-process measurement works best.

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Especially when machining hard and exotic metals, your tools wear down. Learn how to keep your CNC machines running smoothly - without tool breakage.

 

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If your website doesn't attract new customers, your growth will be stunted no matter how good your shop is. Find out how you can make your site attractive to prospects.

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Learn how Okuma Intelligent Technology helps your shop cut down on waste of manhours and material to maximize productivity and efficiency.

 

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Big Data can make your shop more efficient, from managing tool wear to building automated cells. Find out how you can manage the mountain of data available to you.

Horizontal Machining

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Vertical and horizontal machining centers both present different benefits. Find out whether a VMC or an HMC would fit your shop better, from cost to machine capabilities.

Case Study
See why Morbark's Central Machine Shop Director, Joe Faber, wasn't about to settle for anything less in his machine tools so he turned to Gosiger and Okuma for help.

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Read how one company brought on a new generation of Okumas to help them provide exceptional service that keeps customers returning.

5 Axis Machining

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Find out if 5-axis machining is the best choice for your shop, especially for industries with large and complex parts like aerospace, automotive, and medical.

Lathes

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Okuma's Genos CNC lathes can handle most jobs, from the simplest chuck work pieces to more complex parts. Find out how they can fit into your shop.

Case Study
In a tough economy, it can be hard to compete. Learn how the Mercers continue to use their Okuma machines with Gosiger Engineering to insure the quality in their parts.