All Machine Tools to Be Programmed with GibbsCAM 5-Axis & MTM Software

Monday, Nov 5, 2012 4:00 AM

Bill Gibbs
Founder and President,
Gibbs and Associates

Mr. Gibbs, who has an extensive background in mechanical design, CNC programming and CAM software development, is frequently sought out as a speaker on topics such as developments in machine-tool technology, implementation of multi-axis and multi-tasking CNC machine tools, and productivity and profitability through use of CNCs and CAD/CAM software. He is president of Gibbs and Associates, and Cimatron North America, and serves as vice chairman of Cimatron Limited.

The Okuma machines featured at the open house, and programmed with GibbsCAM by Okuma distributor Hartwig Houston, include:

LB 3000EX – double spindle, single turret, Y-axis lathe
MULTUS B400 – 5-axis horizontal lathe with B-axis head

VTT-70 – 4-axis double turret vertical lathe (turning only)
2SP-V40 – 4-axis double turret vertical lathe (turning only)

LU300 – 4-axis double turret horizontal lathe (turning only)
LOC-650 – 4-axis double turret horizontal lathe (turning only)

Millac-1052 – 4-axis vertical mill
GENOS M560 – 4-axis vertical mill
MA-600II – 4-axis horizontal mill