Expands In-House Machining Capabilities

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For Immediate Release

Waukesha WI, November 13, 2014– Midwest Engineering Systems Inc., an innovative provider of premier custom machines and integrated systems has expanded its in-house machining capabilities by adding more equipment.

 

Midwest Engineering Systems moved into a larger 100,000 square foot corporate headquarters in October 2014. Within this new facility, a 20,000 square foot machine shop expands Midwest Engineering System’s in-house machining capabilities for large components for use in our customer’s systems.

 

The new machining equipment includes a boring bar system, and an additional CNC turning center. Two 800 AMP Buss Ducts have also been added to provide power to the 40,000 square foot high bay and an additional 20,000 square foot assembly floor.

 

Boring Bar System

machine-tools 

  • Toshiba CNC Boring Bar
  • Travels up to 79” x 59”x 57”
  • 60” Turn-table accepts parts up to 10 feet long weighing up to 26,000#
  • Boring Bar rests on an isolation pad to avoid traveling vibrations

 

CNC Turing Centerlathe

 

  • Hitachi Seiki CNC Lathe
  • Machine performs chuck work and center work
  • 18” swing
  • 8” Chuck Size
  • 26” Maximum turning Diameter
  • 30-5000 spindle speeds
  • 12 tooling positions

 

Buss Ducts

  • 2- 800 AMP / 480V 3PH
  • Provides power throughout manufacturing floor
  • Suspended and centrally located on the shop floor ceiling to maximize access

 

Overhead Crane

The new facility, located at N238W1800 Rockwood Drive, Waukesha WI 53188, not only has an expanded machining capability, In addition, a new 10-ton crane for loading and unloading heaving equipment safe and easy.

 

The expanded in-house machine shop is a major benefit to the operations at Midwest Engineering Systems. Having greater machining capabilities increases the ability to produce larger components for systems like our heavy duty weld positioners.

 

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. is committed to providing simple solutions to complex automation problems. Our engineering staff has technical expertise that includes a diverse knowledge base, building thousands of custom automation systems over the last 23 years.

 

For more company information and news visit: http://www.mwes.com/blog

 

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. has been providing high-quality custom machine design and automation solutions since 1991.

 

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