Complex Shaft Machining, Including Hobbing, Now 75% More Efficient

November 19, 2013

Recently a customer asked Gosiger to help reduce the cost of machining complex pump shafts it produces for military and other applications. The CNC machine shop was using 5 machine tools to perform 14 operations on the workpiece, including turning, drilling, milling and hobbing. This required

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Okuma APP Aids CNC Machine Maintenance

November 5, 2013

Dayton OH – Okuma machine tool distributor and automation systems developer Gosiger, Inc. recommends a new, free APP from Okuma that alerts machine users when routine maintenance is required. If properly used, the Scheduled Maintenance APP helps keep machines operating at peak efficiency and

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7 Facts About Dual Column (Bridge-Type) CNC Machines

October 15, 2013

Dating back to the time when all machine tools were operated manually and part tolerances were more forgiving, the “C” machine design was the industry standard. When CNC came along, dimensional tolerances tightened and manufacturers demanded faster spindle speeds to deal with harder-to-machine

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New, Affordable, Programmable Peripherals Interface Saves Okuma CNC Users Time & Money

October 10, 2013

Dayton, OH – Machine Tool Distributor and Automation Systems Integrator Gosiger, Inc. has developed a new product to enable Okuma CNC machine users to seamlessly integrate a variety of peripheral devices such as bar feeders, high-pressure coolant systems, hydraulically activated fixtures and

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Remote Offset APP Demonstrated in New Gosiger Video

October 3, 2013

Gosiger Controls Specialist Jon Weaver shot this video of a Remote Offset application developed for a Gosiger machining cell customer. Using the Okuma Application Program Interface (API) that enables programmers to create Windows®-based APPs for the Okuma OSP operating system, this program

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CNC Machine Shops Tell Their Stories to Okuma

August 29, 2013

Dayton, OH – Earlier this year Gosiger, Inc. OEM partner, Okuma America Corporation, extended an invitation to users of its CNC machines to “Tell Your Okuma Story.” The CNC machine shops were asked to submit a brief description of their success stories and best practices for consideration to be

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How to Step Up Your CNC Game for Under $100,000

August 27, 2013

The economy is improving but with competition the way it is these days, no CNC machine shop – regardless of size – can afford to stand still. To take your business to the next level you need to invest in quality, high-performing machine tools – without going broke. That’s why, for a limited

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Custom APPs Provide Greater Productivity for Okuma CNC Machine Users

May 2, 2013

Dayton, OH — CNC machine distributor and factory automation integrator Gosiger, Inc. develops custom APPs for Okuma OSP controls that enable machine users to manage manufacturing processes more efficiently and accurately. These APPs are specifically designed for each customer’s application and

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Gosiger Video Shows the Easiest Way to Calibrate an Okuma 2-Axis Lathe & Set Tool Length Offsets

April 4, 2013

This 7-minute video presentation features a live demonstration of how to easily calibrate an Okuma 2-axis lathe equipped with the OSP-200L CNC control. It also explains how to set tool length offset values for a master tool used in tool probe calibration, the steps necessary to calibrate a tool

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What is the Okuma API

November 7, 2012