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Available from Koma Precision, the Elbo Controlli 66B and 68B presetters have the capacity to handle larger, heavier tools with a measuring range of 800 mm on the Z axis. The presetters feature a ground granite and stainless steel construction and are designed to be freestanding on an integral base. The high-precision spindle system is fully interchangeable and uses a one-piece cartridge with full mechanical tool clamping to pneumatically draw the bar pull stud into the taper cone, eliminating the need for adapters. All axis movements are servo-controlled without operator contact with the column, increasing machine accuracy and repeatability. Both models are equipped with a 15" TFT touchscreen and optical autofocus. The ToolingUp software package works through a direct numerical control system to convert measured tool data into CNC code for loading into the machine controller and associated tool offset pages.
Editor PickPCD Face Milling System’s Diameter Cuts Large Parts in Fewer Passes
The KBDM polycrystalline diamond (PCD) face milling system from Kennametal is designed for high-volume machining, with standard sizes ranging from 2.5" to 8.0" (63 to 200 mm) and cutter diameters ranging to 21.5" (550 mm).