Of all the challenges faced by the energy industry, it’s an industry maxim that worldwide demand will continue to grow along with environmental concerns, demands for alternative energy solutions, and technological complexities that disrupt traditional production methods. However, one constant remains: The energy production infrastructure is built on metal components that are more technologically demanding to program and require next-generation process control to meet end-user demands.
With ESPRIT's modeless programming comes the ability to combine milling and turning, on-machine inspection, and part handling cycles utilizing any table, head, turret, or spindle available on the machine. This ability to support a wide variety of machining on a large variety and configuration of machine tools is highly valuable for the large, demanding parts common to this industrial sector.
Programming used to be a difficult and sore subject for us here, we now have a much easier way of getting things programmed especially when a machine is busy with another part. Now we can go back to ESPRIT, re-post to a new machine and get running on the machine right away.