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When Decatur manufacturers need solutions to maximize output, they turn to the global leader in pallet changers and other innovative products. Since 1969, MIDACO has helped improve manufacturing operations all over the world. Our automation add-ons, such as our trunnion system, can be added to existing machinery or fitted for new equipment. Either way, the trunnion system will decrease downtime and keep that spindle running.

Trunnion System for 4th-Axis Machining in Decatur

Not every method of boosting your bottom line requires a huge investment. Our automatic pallet changer add-on is a cost-effective way to get the most out of your machining center. The trunnion system for 4th axis machining allows you to turn your vertical machining center into a horizontal, and an option vertical rotary faceplate can be added for greater versatility and multiple workholding options.

Benefits of MIDACO’s trunnion system include:

  • No cable management required
  • Ability to rotate 360° to use both sides
  • Can be added to a new pallet changer or retrofitted for an existing machine
  • Allows for machining on up to five sides of the part
  • A single rotary indexer can operate two trunnions

Contact Us for More Information

MIDACO assists manufacturers around the world to stay competitive in a global market. Each second you save per task equals improved production and profitability. Get the best return for the investment you made in your machining center by adding a trunnion system. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a free consultation and cost estimate for our Illinois manufacturing solutions. Give us a call or fill out our simple online form to get in touch with a distributor near you.

Customer Testimonials

Our customers benefit from the automation and ease-of-use that MIDACO pallet systems incorporate into their machine centers. The enhanced efficiencies and dramatically reduced spindle idle time has boosted productivity by more than 50%. See for yourself with the latest testimonials from MIDACO customers.

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