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Parts Cleaning Expo Coming to Columbus in April
Join us at PCx for sessions presented by leading parts cleaning experts from around the world on the latest parts cleaning technologies, chemistries, and equipment during PMTS this spring.
Automated Tool Clamping, Measurement
This system combines tool presetting with tool clamping to automatically set, measure and clamp tools.
Improving Tool Life by Turning off Coolant
In this case study, learn how retooling with the Di-Pos Hexa high-performance face mill from Ingersoll Cutting Tools and turning off the coolant helped McGill Machine Works achieve eight times the tool life of its previous inserts plus an 80 percent...
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.