The latest additions to the Effort Foundry facility lineup include a number of enhancements to our machining capabilities. Effort’s machining operations are fully ISO certified, and we continue to invest in new technologies to offer our customers rough and finish machining services of castings, patterns, and pattern components.

With comprehensive in-house machining services, Effort can validate casting quality, increasing the value we add for customers and dramatically reducing delivery times.

Effort’s machining capabilities include 0.0002” tolerances with a
growing list of primary machining equipment, including:

Vertical Milling:

Milling, drilling, and tapping

Fryer MC-10 CNC Vertical Mill – Siemens 840D control

  • 30” x 18” x 22” (XYZ) working area
  • 25hp – 8000rpm CAT40 taper spindle with 20-tool carousel

Vertical Turning:

Turning, drilling, and tapping; milling on top and sides

Fryer VT-40 CNC Vertical Lathe – Siemens 840D control

  • 40” swing – 38” Stroke
  • 40hp – 1000rpm spindle
  • 8-station live tool turret

Horizontal Turning:

Turning, drilling, and tapping; milling on front/sides

Fryer ET-40 CNC Horizontal Lathe – Siemens 840D control

  • 40” swing – 60” between centers
  • 30hp – 1000rpm spindle
  • 12-station live tool turret

Horizontal Milling:

Milling, drilling, tapping, with machining on 5 sides in one holding and two rotary
devices with full 5-axis capabilities

Fryer HR-40 CNC Horizontal Mill – Siemens 840D control

  • 40” x 30” x 25” (XYZ) working area
  • 4th and 5th rotary axis
  • 40hp – 6000rpm CAT50 taper spindle with 30-tool carousel

Keyway Cutter:

Davis Model 15 Keyseater

  • 1/16” to 1-1/2” wide by 12” long keyway cutter

Additional Equipment/Software:

Faro Edge Measuring Arm

  • 9 ft (2.7m), 7 Axis
  • Laser Line High Definition Laser Scanner

Solidworks 2015

  • 3 seats

Esprit 2015 CAM

  • 3-axis turning and 5-axis milling toolpath creation

Geomagic Design X

  • Reverse engineering software by 3D scan data processing for
    FARO Arm

FARO CAM2 Smartinspect

  • Solution for measuring basic geometry and dimensions including
    3Dview for FARO Arm