The Employee-Owned Advantage
This Ohio shop is 100-percent employee-owned. Thus, both management and shopfloor employees recognize the importance of optimizing efficiency wherever possible. Thanks to a strong willingness to invest in and embrace new technologies, sales-per-employee has increased by more than 50 percent in the last five years.
Indexable-Insert-Style Broaching Tool
Designed for CNC lathes with locking spindles, the indexable-insert-style broaching tool can broach keyways ranging from 1/8" to ½". The TiN coated, double-sided, micrograin carbide insert is said to last longer than brazed carbide inserts or slivers of carbide.
Indexable-Insert-Style Broaching Tool for Lathes(2)
The indexable-insert-style broaching tool is suited for use in CNC lathes with a locking spindle. While there are other ways to broach, this system is designed to provide an efficient, cost-effective way to broach keyways ranging from 1/8" to 1/2", the company says. The TiN-coated, razor-sharp carbide insert is said to last longer than brazed carbide inserts.
Indexable-Insert Broaching Tool Technology For Lathes
A new indexable-insert-style broaching tool for CNC lathes provides two cutting edges per carbide insert. Because the tool body can remain installed in the lathe's turret during insert indexing or replacement, it is unnecessary to re-zero the tool after the change.