December 2018 Product Spotlight: Turning
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on turning machines and tooling.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features a variety of equipment used in turning applications, including lathes, mill-turns and cutting tools. Swipe through the gallery for details, and follow the caption links for more information about each item.
Products featured in this month’s spotlight comes from these companies:
To make the transition to hard turning, you'll need to switch from carbide to CBN inserts, but that is easier (and more economical) than you might think. It's making the jump to much higher surface speeds that might scare you off. It needn't. Here's why.
This shop has made large turning work its specialty. In proving to its customers that it can perform this difficult work, it has started to win more "standard" machining jobs.
The dynamics of chip formation and evacuation make grooving in turning operations unique in almost every way. Innovative insert designs and coatings can improve your grooving operation, but to be completely successful, there are some other things you should know.