Precision Machined Hydraulic Spools – Product Profile

Precision Machined Hydraulic Spool - Product Details ImageThese lovely, simple precision machined parts are plain steel, hydraulic spools that then gets heat treated and precision ground on the OD.

The length to diameter ratio lends itself quite will to what is known as a sliding headstock or “Swiss type” CNC lathe.  The “pinching” action used on these lathes is ideally suited for long, skinny parts such as these. Continue reading “Precision Machined Hydraulic Spools – Product Profile”

Swiss Machine – Largest In the World

Swiss Screw Machine Parts
Swiss Screw Machine Parts

Making this part on a Swiss Machine… Loving the lines and precision. A Swiss Machine is also called a Swiss Screw Machine, or a Swiss Lathe.

These incredible machines were born from the precise watchmakers of Switzerland, which is how they got their names. Today the CNC style Swiss screw machine is an amazing pieces of machinery that is used to manufacture precision parts for many uses in many industries all across the world – far removed from the watch manufacturing industry where they started. Continue reading “Swiss Machine – Largest In the World”

Large Diameter CNC Swiss Machines

swissmachineE.J. Basler has CNC Swiss style lathes that have the capability of running 38 mm bars. This capacity is the largest available on Swiss machines and we can run the full range of part sizes to fulfill our customer’s needs.

For non-guide bushing applications our Star machine tools can handle up to 42 mm capacity which fills a strategic sector of the machining market. Continue reading “Large Diameter CNC Swiss Machines”