Advanced One Touch Okuma announced that some of its core product line, including lathes, machining centers and multitasking machines, will come from the factory with its Advanced One Touch (AOT) conversational programming software. Operators can create simple part designs directly on the machine’s control screen. The software provides an intuitive graphical interface that guides operators through steps from material selection through tooling and cutting motions.
What’s new? AOT, which debuted in February.
Benefits Faster setups and increased productivity. Operators can create custom programs without requiring highly trained programmers. Customers with machines that don’t have AOT can download a free 60-day trial version to a PC to preview its capabilities before deciding to upgrade their machine’s control.
Okuma America Corp., Charlotte, N.C., 704-588-7000, www.okuma.com