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Inside Haimer’s Expanded North American Headquarters

The company’s shrink-fit, balancing and tooling technologies are on display in a new 25,000 square-foot facility.


Video: Scannable Code Promotes Sharing of Cutting Tool Information in a Data-Driven Manufacturing Environment

Learn how a dot matrix code on the body of a toolholder enables critical information about the cutting tool to be captured, moved about the factory safely and updated promptly on a central database.


Defeating Axial Forces

Prolong tool life and avoid failure—and even workpiece damage—with a toolholding system specially designed to provide pull-out protection.


Three Angle Head Considerations

There’s more to getting started using these accessories than simply loading them into your machine’s spindle.


Video: Machining API Groove with “Spirograph” Tool Path

A system for turning oil-industry face grooves on a machining center uses an adjustable toolholder along with an NC code generator for creating the unusual path.


Video: Machine Tool Serves as its Own Robot

Schunk’s Gripper with Spindle Interface device enables a machine to load and unload workpieces on its own. See how.


Weldon-Flat Tools in a Precision Toolholder

This system uses the standard Weldon flat so that end mills do not have to be modified for locking in place when a precision toolholder takes high-force cuts.


Video: Trial Cuts with Ultrasonic-Assisted Machining

Ultrasonic-assisted machining reduces friction in metal cutting to enable a standard tool to cut faster and more smoothly. Video shows comparison cuts of the same machine and tool with and without this new accessory.


Video: Installing a Right Angle Head on a Machine’s Toolchanger

This video steps you through the process for installing a standard right-angle head on a machine’s tool changer.


More Tools for Swiss-Types

Iscar is expanding its line of square-shank toolholders for Swiss-type automatics and CNC machine tools by adding new tools for high pressure coolant and also tools without the internal coolant feature.


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