Starrag Tech Days Highlight Turbine Technology Applications
A visit to Starrag headquarters in Roschacherberg, Switzerland during the company's 2018 technology days revealed new equipment, tools, technologies and machining strategies for turbine manufacturing.
The June 2018 Starrag Technology Days event at the company’s Swiss headquarters was opened by the Starrag Group's new CEO, Dr. Christian Walti, and was once again packed with interesting technology presentations. Jointly organized with toolholding and cutting tool company Haimer, highlights included a new adaptive roughing strategy that eliminates air cuts, angle-head applications with automated tool change, Haimer's tool-shrinking, tool-balancing and pressetting solutions, and custom tools for blisk-machining applications.
Browse the slideshow to explore some of the highlights.
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