American Machinist

VMCs make mighty-fine molds. (Casebooks).

MACHINING FOR DIE/MOLD MAKERS AS WELL AS manufacturers that don't have the capacity or don't want to make the large investment to machine big parts is a challenge. These shops want everything as good as, if not better than, the parts they machine themselves. This is the type of customer Command Machining LLC deals with on a daily basis.

The Chesterfield Township, Mich., shop machines a variety of molds from compression and hydroform to structural-foam types. To meet the demands of the die/mold industry, Command uses three accurate and reliable Viper vertical machining centers from Mighty USA.

Two of the machines are bridge-type DM-100s (designed for the die/mold industry), and the third is a C-frame V1500. …

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