Metalstorm has a rich history at Methods as an on-site event where we host our customers and showcase new technology.
Each day has hosted by a different Methods Technical Center, highlighting all new machine demos, customer testimonials, and video messages directly from our builders.
Thank you for joining us for MetalStorm 2020. From September 8th – 18th we launched a new website, and premiered 20 customer testimonials, 40 new machine demos, and videos featuring our offices and messages directly from our builders. Check out some of our favorite demos from MetalStorm below.
NAKAMURA-TOME NTJ-100 Aerospace Connector Demo
The NTJ-100 is very unique with an upper turret having a B axis of 182 degree swing. Both Upper and Lower turrets have a Y axis. The machine has a 54 tool capacity. You can do profile milling with the upper turret.
FANUC RoboDrill Apple Watch Band Demo
RoboDrills make quick work out of any milling, drilling or tapping jobs. Reliability has also been addressed in all areas of the machine design. Coupled with the latest Fanuc 31i-B control, the RoboDrill is the preferred machine in any manufacturing facility large or small.
Yasda Vi40 Mandalorian Helmet Demo
The YBM Vi40 is a reliable solution for 5-axis dies and mold making. By adopting the basic structure of a 3-axis machine from YMB V series, YBM Vi40 has comparable cutting ability. In combination with 5-axis machining, this machine can exert high performance for high-precision machining of highly hard materials in complicated shapes which are difficult for a 3-axis machine.
Kiwa KH-4100 9mm Slide Demo
KIWA KH-4100 is a high-performance horizontal machining center with full rotary B-axis can be installed in a space for a vertical machining center. The KH-4100 is designed as slim as possible.
OKK VC-X500 The Thinker Demo
This specialized 5-axis machining center has been developed from OKK’s advanced technologies. This machine eliminates loss of accuracy and burden on the operators caused by multi-setup operation and shortens lead time under process integration. Ideal for integration with an Automatic Work Changer, includes magazine with 60 capacity.
MB650U Incredible Hulk Demo
Methods MB 650U Simultaneous 5-Axis Bridge Type Machining Center engineered & built to strict Methods specifications and quality standards. This new product line is packed with standard features and benefits that will exceed the expectations of our customers looking for quality, reliability, accuracy and longevity at a competitive price.
FANUC RoboCut Wire Diversion Demo
The RoboCut Wire EDM machine features the powerful FANUC 31i-WB control with new iHMI User Interface, enhanced Automatic Wire Feed System and an advanced all digital power supply.
Ocean EDM Milling
Ocean Technologies specializes in small hole EDM drilling equipment for simple wire start holes as well as 5-axis applications for complex work often needed for aerospace and energy industry jobs
FANUC RoboDrill JSC-Pro Animation
The new JSC-Pro from Methods machine is the re-imagined and updated JobShop Cell automation system for the Fanuc RoboDrill. Standard configurations means quicker delivery, pre-written robot programs means easy for even the robot novice.
Nakamura-Tome JX-250 Automation Demo
Equipped with world’s smallest tool spindle “NT Smart Cube” and Y-axis standard twin turret. High rigidity ATC type Multitasking machine!
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