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Gulf South Machine Equipment

At GSM we utilize a collection of machine tools, and inspection equipment listed below at our facility. We are very proud of the skilled machinists that operate them. You are invited to visit our facility and personally see them in production.

CNC Milling Centers (3 & 4 Axis)

  • 3 ea. Giddings & Lewis 10HS, Horizontal Machining Center: 4 Axis Free standing table 24” X 120”, Axis travel X=120”, Y=36”, Z=24”
  • 1 ea. Hyundia-Wia KH50G, Horizontal Machining Center: 3 Axis 20” X 20” pallets / shuttle, Axis travel X=30”, Y=28, Z=25”
  • 3 ea. Mitsubishi M-H50C, Horizontal Machining Center: 3 Axis & 4 Axis 20” X 20” pallets / shuttle, Axis travel X=28”, Y=25”, Z=25”
  • 1 ea. Vanguard PBC-110, Horizontal Boring & Milling Machine: 4 Axis 49” X 55” Worktable, Axis travel X=78”, Y=59”, Z=47”, W=21”
  • 1 ea. SMTCL GMB100X16, Bridge CNC Vertical Machining Center 39” X 63” Worktable, Axis travel, X=63”, Y=39”, Z=23”

CNC Lathe & Mill/Turning Centers (2,4 & 5 Axis) All grouped in Cells

  • 7 ea. Okuma LC40, Turning Centers: 4 Axis, 40 hp, 20” Dia., Chuckers & Tailstocks 32” between centers, (2) Mill/Turn Center
  • 1 ea. Okuma LU35, Turning Centers: 4 Axis, 35 hp, w/ Tailstock 18” Diameter turning capacity, 60” length between centers
  • 1 ea. Okuma LU-300BB 2ST, Turning Centers: 4 Axis, 30 hp, w/ Tailstock 15” Diameter turning capacity, 23” length between centers
  • 3 ea. Okuma LC20 & LC30, Turning Centers: 4 Axis, 20 & 30 hp 11 & 15” Diameter turning capacity, 18” & 22” between centers,
  • 1 ea. Hyundia-Kia SKT 25M, Mill/Turn Center: 2 Axis, 30 hp, w/ Tailstock
  • 6 ea. Hwacheon Hi-Tech 400 & 400A, Turning Centers: 2 Axis, 30 hp, w/ Tailstock 15” Diameter turning capacity, 30” length between centers
  • 1 ea. Eurotech Elite Multiflex 730 SLY Universal Turning Center 5 Axis with Sub-Spindle, Live Tools and 2-3/4” Bar Capacity, 8” Diameter Equipped with Bar Feeder, Parts Catcher, & Parts Conveyor.
  • 1 ea. Takisawa TT-200, Twin Turret, Twin Spindle Turning center Double Gantry Loader w/ Stocker Tables (Group in a Cell)

Specialty Machines 

  • One (1) Hanchett, Vertical Spindle Surface Grinder
    Axis Travel -- X=96"  Y=20" 
  • One (1) LaPointe 4L Production Pull Broach
    Axis Travel -- 72"
  • Twenty (20) of support equipment consisting of lathes, mills, drills, saws, hones, and grinders

Process Control

  • Realtrack Computerized Shop Floor Control System
    Computerized generated reports; Order Entry; Scheduling; Planning; Purchasing; Production routers; and shipping documentation

Quality Equipment and System

  • Microsoft Access Database of Inspection Requirements for Receiving, First Piece, In-Process, and Final
    Requirements established per customer requirements
    Inspection reports printed prior to release of production
  • Microsoft Access Database of Calibration Requirements
    Includes finding and calibration due dates
    Hard copies of calibration finding and certificates are maintained on file
  • (1) CMM-- Coordinate Measurement Machine
    Nunmerex Gantry Style CNC Accuracy .0003" Read-out Resolution .0001" Table 45"X52"
    Measuring Range -- X=28"  Y=40"  Z=24"
  • (3) Vertical TVD Digital Measuring System: Trimos SA 1002
    Digital and Printer Interface Display -- range +/- 99.9999 Resolution .0001"
    Air suspension movement
  • (2) Granite Block Inspection Surface Plate Table (stationary)
    Free Standing Table 36"X60"
  • (4) Granite Block Inspection Surface Plate Table (portable)
    Free Standing Table 24"X24"
  • (4) Digital Height Gages
    Mitutoyo -- Vertical Height Gage
    Axis Travel -- Y -- 0" to 18"
  • (1) Profilometer
    Mitutoyo -- Electronic RMS Surface Finish Gage
  • (1) Rockwell Hardness Tester
  • Numerous Digital and Scaled Micrometer Sets
    Micro, Standard, & Oversize: ID, OD, Ball, Blade, Depth, Groove, & Thread
  • Numerous Dial Gages & Gage Sets
    Pin, Bore, Depth, Ring Groove, Gear Tooth, Dail
  • Gage Block Standards