Overland Park, KS, December 12, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Hammersmith Mfg. & Sales Inc., headquartered in Horton, Ks. announces the addition of a new Mori Seiki NL-2500SY-1250 CNC lathe machine into its Horton, Ks. facility. The addition of the Mori Seiki NL-2500SY-1250 greatly expands Hammersmith Mfg. & Sales Inc.’s machining capabilities at its Horton manufacturing site. The machine installation takes place the week of 12/15.
“This is a great addition for us.” said Ed Hammersmith, President of Hammersmith Mfg. & Sales Inc. “The NL-2500 features live-tooling, a sub-spindle, a Y-axis and an optional barstock feeder. Those features, along with a turning diameter of 14 inches and a cutting length of over 51 inches, will enable us to achieve significant new capabilities, process improvements and cost reductions.”
“The NL-2500 represents the best in turning center technology,” added Ed Hammersmith. “It will replace several of our older machines, and it will greatly enhance our machining services, upgrade our quality and improve our efficiency, especially on machining-intensive parts.”
The Mori Seiki NL-2500SY-1250 CNC lathe focuses on increasing rigidity and minimizing thermal displacement as a means of improving precision and productivity. The NL-2500SY-1250 features MAPPS III, Mori Seiki’s third-generation control system. MAPPS III is the most feature-rich and reliable control system in the industry.
Hammersmith Mfg. & Sales Inc., founded in 1964, is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of superior quality fabricated and machined products and services. Hammersmith Mfg. and Sales Inc. is the parent company of Vail Products, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket severe-duty attachments for the large construction equipment industry, and is the manufacturer of the Ergoturn©, the innovative triple-axis Welding & Parts Positioner.
Hammersmith Mfg. & Sales Inc. has facilities and offices in Horton, Holton and Overland Park, Kansas.