Tooling & Workholding
A drilling solution improves the production of a component that is critical for correcting spinal disorders. Meanwhile, an apprenticeship program ensures that improvements like this one can continue into the future.
East Texas Machine Works focuses on large-scale work. Here’s a video showing impressive boring operations on a marine component.
This footage shows the effect of a techology that speeds and simplifies center drilling by oscillating the drill through many pecks per second.
This retrofit system enables users to quickly and easily add through-tool coolant delivery on their live tooling.
Edited by: Emily Probst
By incorporating advanced tooling from Seco Tools, Thern Inc. was able to increase its machine tool capacity and reduce cutting costs.
Modern Machine Shop
Sandvik Coromant’s GC4325 coated cemented-carbide grade of steel turning inserts provides higher potential for increased cutting speeds and longer, more predictable tool life with high reliability, the company says.
Plastics reinforced with glass present more machining variables to manage than conventional metals. This shop has developed a process to overcome those challenges and has become more adroit at short-run work along the way.
Adding accessories to the already capable Swiss-type turning center is a cost effective method of increasing production efficiency.