Haas Introduces Line of Big-Bore Turning Centers
For shops wanting more bar capacity without the space requirements of a larger-footprint lathe, Haas Automation now offers a complete line of big-bore turning centers. Each of these versatile turning centers offers more power, a larger chuck, and greater bar capacity – without having to step up to the next larger machine.Press Room
Follow along as we remove and then re-install a 10" power chuck on a Haas ST-30. In addition, we look at the installation of a collet chuck, and also review removing lighter weight of 6" and 8" chucks, which can be lifted by hand. We also adjust the runout of a manual chuck fitted to a Haas TL-1 Toolroom Lathe, and finish with notes about removing a chuck suffering from a lack of maintenance. Learn more »
For 2014, Haas Automation has boosted the spindle speed of its very successful DT-1 Drill/Tap center from 12,000 rpm to 15,000 rpm, giving customers the ability to run higher feedrates for small tools and high-speed machining operations. The DT-1 is a compact, high-speed drill and tap machine with full milling capabilities. Learn more »
Haas Automation, Inc., recently announced that it would be the primary sponsor of Stewart-Haas Racing's #41 Chevrolet for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. And on Wednesday, November 20, the company revealed the new racecar's color scheme. The driver of the Haas #41 Chevrolet is 2004 Sprint Cup Champion Kurt Busch, who joins Stewart-Haas Racing following an impressive 2013 season. Gene Haas, owner of Haas Automation, the largest machine tool manufacturer in the Western World, co-owns Stewart-Haas Racing with three-time Sprint Cup Champion, Tony Stewart.
It's no secret that electronic components perform better and last longer when they're kept cool. This can be an issue in hot climates. For machine shops in areas where high heat and humidity are common, Haas Automation has developed an optional cooler that reduces heat and humidity inside the Haas CNC control cabinet to a moderate and consistent level, increasing the life and reliability of the electronic components. Learn more »
Learn the fundamentals of cutting and boring lathe soft jaws from a Haas certified machinist in this informative two-part video. Part 1: Fundamentals and OD Gripping – explores our recommended soft-jaw cutting techniques and the proper way to cut OD gripping jaws. Part 2: ID Gripping, Re-cutting, and Adding a Taper – guides you through more advanced lathe soft jaw cutting/boring techniques, including ID gripping, re-cutting, and adding a taper to your soft jaws.
The Gene Haas Foundation expanded its commitment to education and training through a $1 million grant to the SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Education Foundation for scholarships in manufacturing and machining training and education. These scholarships will benefit as many as 1,000 students in North America and Europe.