The Stem Solution
A small shop committed to labor-saving automation added a nine-axis turning center to machine mountain bike stems. The value of this complex machine is that it delivers a simple process. The learning curve was worth it, the owners say.
Last Glance at IMTS 2010
It would be impossible to cover all of the key exhibitors at IMTS 2010—even if every booth got merely a quick glance. However, the editors of MMS did get glimpses of some interesting technologies exhibited at the show...
Precision Boring Systems
The CBER precision modular boring system converts ER collet holders into precision boring systems.
Precision Boring In Precision ER Collet Holders
In the past 20 years or so, the ER-style collet holder has become a de
facto standard for retaining round-shank type tooling in milling and
machining center applications. A precision boring system can now be
included in the range of tooling compatible with precision ER-style
collet systems. The ER collet featu