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Business Solutions

Welcome to Business Solutions Center where you can find answers, ideas and best practices for running your CNC Shop. In the Business Solutions Center Gosiger will offer unique and effective solutions to help power your business.

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Automation Solutions Suitable for any Size CNC Shop

Jul 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Posted by Gosiger on Jul 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Two serious challenges for many CNC shops are reducing cost-per-part and finding skilled CNC machine operators and machinists. Both problems can be addressed by applying automation solutions.

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Topics: Okuma, Gosiger Automation, Automation solutions

Tech Bar Experts are a New Feature of Okuma 2019 Summer Showcase

Jun 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Posted by Gosiger on Jun 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Celebrating 35 years in America, Okuma hosts the 2019 Summer Showcase event on July 24 – 25 in its Charlotte, NC headquarters. Gosiger CNC and automation specialists will be among those meeting one-to-one with attendees in the Okuma Tech Bar. This is an opportunity to discuss critical production challenges with Gosiger experts who draw on 95 + years of manufacturing experience.

In addition, the Summer Showcase includes:
• Industry-specific Okuma machine demos
• Special guest speakers
• Access to applications engineers
• Learning about efficiency-improving APPs

Okuma machines available for up-close-and-personal examination:
• GENOS M460V-5AX
• GENOS M560-V
• LB3000 EX II-MYW
• LT2000 EX-2T1MY
• LU3000 EX
• MU-4000V
• GA26W
• GENOS L2000-e
• MU-5000V
• MU-S600V
• LB3000 EX II BBW
• MB-4000H
• LB3000 EX II Gantry
• 2SP-150H
• MULTUS U3000

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Topics: Okuma, Okuma summer showcase

Step-by-Step Setup of the Okuma Soft Jaw Process

Apr 9, 2019 9:50:00 AM

Posted by Gosiger on Apr 9, 2019 9:50:00 AM

All Okuma turning centers with an OSP-P300 or later control include a soft jaw process program. Like many such programs, knowing a few shortcuts can save a lot of trial-and-error time. In this video, a Gosiger West Coast Okuma specialist takes you step-by-step through the setup. 

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Topics: Okuma, Okuma soft jaw boring process

See How to Avoid Tool-Related Production Interruptions

Dec 11, 2018 10:43:00 AM

Posted by Gosiger on Dec 11, 2018 10:43:00 AM

All Okuma lathes and mills include a Tool Life Management function within the OSP P300 control.The program collects information about specific tools that accurately determines when those tools must be changed. The machine then continues running while the tool is automatically changed, thus eliminating any interruption in production, scrapped parts or damaged tool holders. 

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Topics: Okuma, Tool Life Management

New 5-axis VMC Delivers Maximum Productivity in Minimum Floor Space

Dec 7, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Posted by Gosiger on Dec 7, 2018 3:04:00 PM

The newly introduced Okuma MU-S600V vertical machining center is a flexible 5-axis machine that is a mere 55 inches wide, yet easily handles 600 mm workpieces. Even more impressive is the unique ability to connect multiples of these machines for unattended and lights-out production, utilizing built-in robotics. 

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Topics: Okuma, 5-Axis Mini VMC

Okuma User Tips: OSP-P300L 3D Graphics Tool

Jan 25, 2018 2:10:24 PM

Posted by Gosiger on Jan 25, 2018 2:10:24 PM

 

Okuma’s OSP-P300 CNC control is filled with user-friendly tools to make any machining process easier and more efficient. For example, the Easy Operation run screen displays all operator functions on one screen, and the shared database eliminates redundant data entry.

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Topics: Okuma, OSP-P300 Control