Roseville, Michigan (PressExposure) September 01, 2008 -- Webster Engineering, a prototype engineering firm, has agreed to purchase a Hitachi Seiki HMC 630 Dual Pallet Horizontal Machining Center from Pinnacle Machine Tool Co., Sterling Heights, Michigan. This One Degree Indexing Horizontal Machining Center has a work envelope of 35" in the X-Axis, 31Â½" in the Y-Axis and 28" in the Z-Axis, with a Pallet size of 24Â¾"X24Â¾".
Mike Webster, company President, states the new machine will expand the company's capabilities for machining larger parts at higher volume levels. This will broaden the companies production platform and should be a big help in its desire to expand its business. Webster further explained the machine will open up new markets for machining automotive and off road Transmission Cases, Differentials, Engine Blocks, Cylinder Heads and other larger Powertrain Commodities. The expected delivery of the machine is September, 2007.
Webster Engineering has been in the business of manufacturing experimental automotive and off highway powertrain components since 1962. The company specializes in offering professional prototyping services to Product Engineers throughout the United States and Canada. Webster engineering is diversifying its business and is currently seeking quotes from outside industries such as construction equipment, agricultural and heavy industrial engines.