Mazak Webinar to Spotlight Advanced Solutions for Turbine Blade Manufacturing

Florence, Kentucky, July 23, 2012 - Innovation, efficiency and power are essential to precise and productive turbine blade manufacturing. With these three elements in mind, Mazak will host a webinar on August 8 at 2 p.m. EST that encompasses advanced solutions for overcoming production challenges unique to jet engine turbine blade machining.

Ideal for manufacturers who want to blaze a trail within this competitive and continuously evolving market, the webinar titled "Turbine Blade Manufacturing in Multi- Tasking" and led by Mike Finn, Mazak development engineer, will address the following:

  • Turbine blade characteristics and the various geometry and programming challenges associated with them.
  • An in-depth look at the cutting tool characteristics necessary for precise and productive blade machining, including material types and coatings.
  • How Mazak's expansive range of Multi-Tasking and 5-axis machines can handle extreme cutting forces while generating the motion necessary to create complex shapes and contours out of tough materials.
  • Machine tool "health" and its affect on part quality.
  • Selecting the right CAD/CAM programming software for a particular Multi-Tasking machine.

As with all of Mazak's Discover Technology Webinars, "Turbine Blade Manufacturing in Multi-Tasking" is free and approximately 30 minutes long. All it takes to participate is a computer, an Internet connection and a web browser. Registration for the webinar is now open at

Upcoming Mazak Discover Technology Presentations & Webi


  • "MTConnect and Downstream Solutions", a special IMTS 2012 presentation
    Date and Time: Sept. 13 from 2 - 2:55 p.m. EST
    Location: Room W-192A in Chicago's McCormick Place
  • "Digital Simulation and PALLETECH Automation", a special IMTS 2012 presentation
    Date and Time: Sept. 13 from 3 - 3:55 p.m. EST
    Location: Room W-195 at Chicago's McCormick Place
  • "Spiral Bevel Gear Manufacturing" Webinar
    November 14, 2012 - 2 p.m. EST

Additional details on these and future Discover Technology Presentations and Webinars can be found at Manufacturers can also visit the Mazak web site to sign up to receive notification as to when registration is open for a particular webinar.

About Mazak Corporation

Mazak Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of productive machine tool solutions. Committed to being a partner to customers with innovative technology, its world-class facility in Florence, Kentucky, produces over 100 models of turning centers, Multi-Tasking machines and vertical machining centers, including 5- axis models. Continuously investing in manufacturing technology allows the Kentucky Mazak iSMART Factory™ to be the most advanced and efficient in the industry, providing high-quality and reliable products through its “Production-On-Demand” practice. Mazak maintains eight Technology Centers across North America to provide local hands-on applications, service and sales support to customers. For more information on Mazak's products and solutions, visit or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.