Big Kaiser’s Speroni SPI for tool presetting speeds up tool measurement input while reducing opportunities for user error.
Finally there is an alternative to ballnose endmills for finishing 3D parts. The combination of finishing tools shaped to provide more cutting surface and a CAM system with the ability to apply them on a five-axis machining center can dramatically reduce finishing cycle times while delivering better surface finishes.
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With Verisurf 2020, users can manage CMMs, collect data from 3D scans, perform 3D CAD and Class-A surface modeling, and verify finished parts, according to the company.
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Dillon’s Carbinite is a wear-resistant, textured carbide coating that’s designed to improve grip on workpieces.
Studer’s laser measuring control system can generate thousands of measuring points for evaluation, even with the workpiece rotating, reducing measuring time.
Rigibore’s ActiveEdge boring bars and Zenith system automatically adjust based on in-process measurement data, reducing scrap and aiding in lights out machining.
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