Designating Large Tools – Know Your DN, Episode 16
The last thing you want is for two of your tools to collide when you put them in the carousel. That’s why this episode of Know Your DN shows you how to designate large tools on vertical machining centers.
DN Shop: OMIC R&D
OMIC R&D, based out of Oregon, provides companies with the applied manufacturing research they need to overcome pain points and take their capabilities to the next level. Take a look inside their shop, and you’ll see the DN Solutions machines that help along the way.
Setting Up Part Handoffs – Know Your DN, Episode 15
When you’re running a twin spindle lathe, setting up a part handoff can be a little intimidating. This episode of Know Your DN is here to give you all the knowledge you need to proceed confidently.
Restarting After Program Interruption – Know Your DN, Episode 14
You realize you left out a critical feature, broke the tool, or a number of other scenarios. Either way, you need to stop the machine, make a correction and restart the program. After this episode of Know Your DN, you’ll know how to do just that.
Using AICC – Know Your DN, Episode 13
Contour Control (AICC) gives you a pretty big advantage on your vertical and horizontal machining centers. But first, you have to know how to use it. Get the details in this episode of Know Your DN.
The NHP 5000 + Linear Pallet System: The Power Pairing
The NHP 5000 is plenty powerful on its own. But when paired with a Linear Pallet System, the productivity is mind-boggling.
DN Shop: Provisur Technologies
Provisur Technologies has been in the food processing equipment game since 1972. They became a DN Shop in January 2020, when they were so impressed with how these machines perform that they ordered 17 all at once.
Tool Life Management Setup – Know Your DN, Episode 12
You’re about to embark on a full rundown of how to utilize the Tool Life Management setup. Whether you’re using iHMI or Legacy controls, after watching this video, you’ll have all the details you need.
The DHF 8000ST: The Table Is Set
The DHF 8000ST adds a single table and turning capability to this powerhouse of a 5-axis machine.
FANUC Oi-Plus iHMI on Mill & Lathe — Know Your DN, Episode 11
The FANUC Oi-Plus iHMI control was designed to make machining more user-friendly. But before you can get the most out of it, you have to understand all the integral parts. This episode of Know Your DN covers everything you need to get up to speed.
UNISIG Deep Hole Drilling Systems Finds Huge Value in the TITAN Training Program
When you’re a world leader in deep hole drilling machines, finding employees with the skills to keep up with the demands of your business can be challenging. For this DN Shop, that’s where TITANS of CNC came in. The TITAN Training Program helps them train new recruits in record time, and its library of in-depth tutorials helps their more experienced employees grow their skills.
The PUMA SMX2600ST Does It All
When you’re ready for one machine that acts like a high-end machine shop all on its own, take a look at the PUMA SMX2600ST. It’s a 5-axis mill and a fully functional CNC turning center all at once. You’ll make whatever you can dream up.
The PUMA TT1300SYY: Double Duty
Twin spindles, twin turrets and dual Y-axis. With the PUMA TT1300SYY, you’re seeing double all over the place. It’s a game-changing turning center, and it’s versatile enough to be a fit in virtually any shop.
The PUMA SMX5100L Can’t Be Stopped
When even 9-axis mill-turns aren’t enough, you need the largest model in our multi-tasking series: the PUMA SMX5100L. With a maximum turn length of ten feet, it was designed for some of the largest workpieces out there. Take a look.
The Lynx 2600SY Has Landed
You told us, we listened. For the shops who need a bit more size from their smaller turning centers, here you go: The Lynx 2600SY, the largest in the bestselling turning center family.
Machines: PUMA VTR1012FC – The Aerospace Component Juggernaut
If you’re looking to machine larger aerospace components, then you need the PUMA VTR1012FC in your lineup. Say hello to the toughest vertical machining center in the industry, offering extended tool life and maximized performance on tough metals.
Extended Work Offsets — Know Your DN, Episode 10
After watching this video, you’ll know all about measuring, accessing, manipulating and adding extended work offsets to your program. Get comfy. The latest episode of Know Your DN starts now.
DN Shop: Accelerated Tooling, LLC
Accelerated Tooling has been a full-service CNC shop for 15 years. With their experienced team and arsenal of DN Solutions machines, the variety of materials they handle is large and impressive.
How Machinists at Joe Gibbs Racing Machine Greatness
From top to bottom – everyone at Joe Gibbs Racing has nothing but rave reviews for the DN Solutions machines in their shop.
Setting the I/O Channel — Know Your DN, Episode 9
If you want to download or upload information on your machine, the I/O channel lets you do it. But there are a lot of channel choices available. Which is right for you? That’s what this video covers.
Machines: DBM 2540 - Crushing Jobs and Expectations
With its 73-horsepower, 8,000-RPM spindle with optional head attachments, and 20-ton load capacity, the DBM 2540 is the heavy-hogging powerhouse you’ve been waiting for.
Full Backups (and Taking Screenshots) — Know Your DN, Episode 8
Stop everything you’re doing and go make a full backup on your DN Solutions machine right now. It’s a worksaver and a borderline lifesaver. If you’re not sure how to do it, well, that’s what this episode of Know Your DN is for.
Machines: DN Solutions HFP 1540
Want your aerospace work to take flight? Welcome in the HFP 1540, our ultra-fast 5-axis profiler.
How To Recover Pallet Changer After Power Loss — Know Your DN, Episode 7
If the power went down or you had to hit E-stop, the machine isn’t the only thing that needs a reboot. The pallet changer does, too. Getting your APC back up is a simple process, and you’re about to learn it. The crash course starts now.
Slow Tool Changes for Large Tools — Know Your DN, Episode 6
DN Solutions horizontal milling machines are best friends with heavy duty tools, and getting them in and out of the work zone is easier than you might think. Jump into Episode 6 of Know Your DN.
DN Shop: Forward Technologies, Inc
Forward Technologies, Inc has made a lot of good decisions over the years, the kind that helped them grow into a shop with 42 employees, three shifts and opportunities to machine parts for a variety of industries. One of their best decisions? All the DN Solutions machines on the floor.
DNShop: Joe Gibbs Racing
Joe Gibbs Racing has a shop full of DN Solutions machines, and 25 machinists who love working on them. With outstanding service and the ability to get creative with part design, it’s no wonder they look at their current lineup and think, “We can fit one more.”
Machines: DN Solutions DVF 6500
The DVF 6500 starts to make a difference the moment it’s installed on your shop floor. It’s fast, compact and automation-ready.
Fastenal Manufacturing Trains Operators on DN Solutions Machines on the Floor and in the Classroom
How do you get a shop full of operators who can do it all? By training them from the ground up, of course. Fastenal Manufacturing donates DN Solutions machines to Minnesota State College Southeast, and partners with them to give their employees a winning mixture of classroom knowledge and hands-on experience.
Machines: DN Solutions NHP 5000 with Rotary Pallet System
On its own, the NHP 5000 is a generational linear guide horizontal machining center. It packs massive metal removal in a compact layout. And when paired with a Rotary Pallet System, things really get crazy.
Machine Greatness Reloaded
We asked a simple question a few years ago: what are you gonna make today? Our customers gave us the answer.
Machines: DVF 5000 - The Automation-Ready 5-Axis Powerhouse
Need 5-axis in your life? The DVF just might be the best option on the planet. You won’t easily find more performance per dollar, and when you add automation options, that productivity skyrockets.
Know Your DN: Sub-Program Organization
Programming and machining go hand in hand, but a lot of sub-programs will make things complicated in a hurry. In the episode, you’ll learn how to keep everything organized within the main program.
Know your DN: Tap Recovery
You notice that the tap is about to bottom out in your workpiece, and hit the E-Stop in the nick of time. You breathe a sigh of relief, but now you have a stopped machine and a tap stuck in your material.
Know Your DN: Basic Probing Techniques
In episode 3, we’re diving into how to utilize three common GUI (graphic user interface) measuring cycles with your probe and GUI software. Sounds fun, right?
DN Shop: Fastenal Manufacturing
Fastenal Manufacturing provides custom manufactured parts for aerospace, nuclear power generation, defense corporations and more. They’re also the largest industrial distributor in North America. When you look out onto the floor of their 100,000 square foot facility in Winona, Minnesota, you’ll see the 48 DN Solutions machines that help them achieve success.
Joe Gibbs Racing Achieves Greatness with DN Solutions
NASCAR teams like to move fast, and the DN Solutions machines in Joe Gibbs Racing’s shop floor keep them competitive and allow them to collect checkered flags, time and time again.
Know Your DN: Calibration of Probe and Tool Setter
Episode 2 of Know Your DN is here. Learn how to properly calibrate your probe and tool setter for maximum efficiency and killer part production.
DN Shop: Midwest Turned Products
Midwest Turned Products (Gilberts, Illinois) specializes in bar work. They also run a third shift manned entirely by tireless DN Solutions machines. The lights go off and the people go home, but their 8 PUMA TT1800SY machines work through the night.
Know Your DN: Tool Change Recovery
Our new video series has arrived. In episode 1 of Know Your DN, you’ll learn the best way to get your tool changer back in working order after an E-stop.
DN Shop: Augustine Die & Mold Inc
Augustine Die & Mold needed to make a change, so they invested in DN Solutions machines. The result? Flawless operations and accelerated growth.
DN Shop: Precisionmatics, Inc.
Precisionmatics (located in West Winfield, New York) employs 70+ people and houses a range of 85 CNC machines. Although they’ve had DN Solutions in the shop for decades, they didn’t have the explicit intention of becoming a DN Shop.
DN Shop: S&S Manufacturing
S&S Manufacturing works with titanium, stainless steel and aluminum. The aerospace parts they create have tight tolerances and complex features, and that requires accuracy. And that’s why they went with a fleet of DN Solutions for the task.
IMTS 2018 Recap: DN Solutions
The DN Solutions booth at IMTS 2018 showcased 17 machines, played some Chicago blues and generated some of the most buzz at the entire show. Here’s what you missed if you couldn’t make it. Backed by the aforementioned Chicago blues, of course.
Machines: DN Solutions DNM Vertical Machining Center
With direct drive spindle technology and an insane amount of built-in features, the DNM line of vertical machining centers offers unbeatable performance and features per dollar. Finish strong. Get the DNM in your shop.
Machines: DN Solutions NHP Series
Say goodbye to wasted time, wasted space and wasted money, and say hello to the NHP series: an unbeatable horizontal machining center in a compact layout. It’s a business-changer, and it’s only from DN Solutions.
Machines: DN Solutions PUMA 2600SY II
Your next turning center has arrived. The DN Solutions PUMA 2600SY was engineered specifically for shops that make precision parts out of tough-to-machine materials.
Machines: DN Solutions PUMA TW2600 with Gantry Loader
If your shop machines high-volume parts, your go-to workhorse is here. Introducing the PUMA TW 2600-GL. No wasted movement and no wasted time.
DN Shop: CNC Manufacturing
CNC Manufacturing makes precision small parts for a ton of industries. Weeks after getting their first DN Solutions machine, they immediately ordered another. Listen as Tom Walser tells the story of what DN Solutions does in their shop.
DN Shop: Advanced Materials Technologies
AMT is known for producing complex parts. Whenever they get tough-to-machine materials, it’s not even a question: All the work is done on their DN Solutions machines.
They rely on DN Solutions to follow through on their “Say it. Do it. Prove it.” motto.
DNShop: Engineered Machining Solutions
Engineered Machining Solutions specializes in tight-tolerance prototype components for the aerospace industry. They do the kind of complex parts that most machine shops don't touch, and they depend on DN Solutions to do it right the first time.
DN Shop: Zermätt Tool
Zermätt Tool makes parts for multiple industries, including aerospace, bioscience, firearms and food. Because their machining requires major agility, they need machines that are just as agile.
Enter DN Solutions.
DN Shop: Cincinnati Inc.
For well over a century, Cincinnati Inc. has manufactured metal fabrication equipment. And a few decades ago, they learned DN Solutions offers the performance they need to get the job done. They just purchased a brand new DCM 2760F II, so we took a look at how it’s performing for them.
Machines: Go 5-Axis with DN Solutions
Write this down: DN Solutions does 5-axis. If you want to up your 5-axis game, you know where to go. Your shop’s productivity will never be the same.