Eli Plaskett

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CNC & Mach Controls

Lathe CNC Adds Features for Safety, Usability

By: Eli Plaskett

Heidenhain has released upgrades to the CNC Pilot 640 lathe control.

NEWS

BeAM Applying CGTech's AM Verification Technology

By: Eli Plaskett

BeAM, a manufacturer of powder-based directed energy deposition (DED) technology based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is partnering with CGTech to use its Vericut toolpath-simulation software’s Additive module in its equipment.

Holemaking Tools

Multi-Function Cutter Prevents Chipping in Spot Drilling

By: Eli Plaskett

Big Kaiser has introduced two versions of the C-Centering Cutter, a multifunction cutter capable of spot drilling, centering and chamfering.

NEWS

Methods Machine Tools Partners with Niigata

By: Eli Plaskett

Methods Machine Tools Inc. has entered into an agreement to represent Niigata Machine Techno USA throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Holemaking Tools

Tap Forms Internal Threads in Half a Second

By: Eli Plaskett

Emuge’s Punch Tap enables helical thread forming in cast and wrought aluminum alloys, as well as similar lightweight materials.

NEWS

FlexArm Breaks Ground on Headquarters

By: Eli Plaskett

FlexArm broke ground on its 53,000 square-foot Wapakoneta, Ohio, headquarters on September 17.

Turn/Mill Machines

Multitasking CNC Machines Cut Down on Work in Process

By: Eli Plaskett

This pump manufacturer has integrated flexible multitasking machines and automation to maintain high production levels and flexibility.
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Workholding

Modular Vise Clamps Two Workpieces

By: Eli Plaskett

The Hoffmann Group has released a module for its Garant Xpent five-axis vise.

NEWS

CAMplete Solutions Partners with Grob Systems

By: Eli Plaskett

CAMplete Solutions Inc. has partnered with Grob Systems Inc. to offer CAMplete TruePath to new and existing customers.

Cutting Tools

High-Penetration Insert Designed for Structural Steel

By: Eli Plaskett

Allied Machine & Engineering has released an addition to the Gen3sys XT Pro line of high-penetration inserts. designed for the structural-steel market.

NEWS

MMS Columnist Receives Engineering Design Awards at ASME

By: Eli Plaskett

Tim Simpson received two awards for his contributions as a researcher in the field of engineering design optimization.

Liebherr Showcases Part Recognition Technology

By: Eli Plaskett

Liebherr is showing off a vision system for its automation platform that provides accurate part recognition at 0.5-millimeter accuracy.