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Can Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number of flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flu...
Video: High-Performance Hard Turning
Machine shops involved in turning hard parts will be interested in learning about these new inserts that were specially designed for this particular operation.
PMPA Chapter Meeting Covers Threading
The PMPA Indiana/Southern Ohio Chapter meeting on November 15 covered “All Things Threading,” with presentations from Horn USA and LMT Tools (Fette), and included live threading demonstrations on the Technical Equipment's showroom floor.
Video: Micro Insert for Live Tooling on Swiss Lathes
This easy-loading 5-mm I.C. micro insert is designed to run at maximum feed rates and is equipped with fine-pitched densities for high-productivity machining.
October 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
This month's Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on turning machines, peripheral equipment and tooling.
Compact Burnishing Tools for Swiss Turning
With a unique design that allows adjustments to be made without removing the tool from the block, these burnishing tools produce exceptional micro-finishes in a variety of workpiece materials.
Live Demo Video: New Digital Boring Head and App
The EWD EVO digital boring head from Big Kaiser connects with newly developed smartphone and tablet app.
Take This Tool for a Spin
Turbo whirling is a newly developed process from Horn USA that optimizes machining during thread whirling, boosting both productivity and cost-effectiveness.
Somma Highlights its ‘Forte’ at First-Time Exhibit
This broach tool manufacturer makes and stocks standard size hex and square broach tools made from Forte material instead of basic M2 high speed steel, resulting in very good wear resistance for longer tool life.
Why You Should Be Excited about a Boring App
Big Kaiser’s new line of EWD Evo digital boring heads is designed to make a machine operator’s life easier. This you can see for yourself in the company’s Booth W-1600, as units are synced with a smartphone/tablet app developed to enhance user frien...