16 East Piper Lane
Prospect Heights, IL 60070 US
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Custom Tools for CNC Lathes
Heimatec now offers custom tooling in addition to its standard tooling line.
Flexible Adapter System Available on Right-Angle Heads
Heimatec’s U-tec flexible adapter system is available on all right-angle heads in the company’s line, and models are available for most machine tool lines in the North American market, the company says.
More Shop Dogs
A few weeks ago, I introduced Bandit, a border collie who runs a continuous mood improvement program at a CNC Swiss shop in North Carolina. More readers responded with notes about their shop dogs.
Angle Heads’ Bearings Ensure High Stability, Concentricity
Heimatec offers a line of standard and custom angle heads, available in a variety of sizes and styles and designed for heavy milling, deep drilling and tapping applications in the off-highway, energy, rail and other heavy-duty industries.
ER Tool Adapter Available on Right-Angle Heads
Heimatec’s U-tec flexible tool adapter, which enables a standard ER-output live tool to accept various adapters for different applications, is now available on all Heimatec right-angle heads.
Straight, Angle Heads Offered with Through-Coolant Features
Heimatec now offers through-coolant features on all of its line items including live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads.
Coolant-Through Capability Added to Tooling
Heimatec now offers coolant-through technology on all its current products to enable faster, cleaner cutting on larger and deeper parts where chips and excess heat buildup can be problematic.
Lathe Tool Adapter Uses Polygonal Drive for Stability, Faster Setup
Heimatec Inc. offers its U-tec flexible tool adapter system, which enables a standard ER-output live tool to accept various adapters for different applications.
Heimatec to Supply BMT Products for North America
The tooling, manufactured at the company’s facility in Germany, will now be available for North American customers.
Custom Hobbing Tool Enables 45-Degree Angles
To machine helical gears at 45-degree angles, Gurecky installed a customized multifunctional machine from DMG Mori Ellison Technologies with a hobbing tool from Heimatec.
1:4 Speed Multipliers Added to Driven Toolholder Line
The company has added a line of 1:4 speed multipliers to its lineup of live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads.
Getting Started with Live Tools
The smarter you are when choosing the live tools for your job, the more efficient your lathe becomes.
Heimatec, a supplier of live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, has relocated to a larger headquarters facility near Chicago in Prospect Heights, Illinois.
Heimatec (Prospect Heights, Illinois), a supplier of live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, has relocated its headquarters in Prospect Heights, Illinois to a larger facility in the same Chicago-area city.
Adapter System Reduces Change-Over Time
The Unitec flexible tool adapter system from Heimatec enables a standard ER output live tool toaccept various adapters for a variety of applications.