Coolant-Through Toolholders Improves Chip Evacuation
Eastec 2019: Vargus USA’s coolant-through toolholders provide precise flow to the cutting edge and are suitable for high-pressure systems with as much as 1,000 psi.
Vargus USA’s coolant-through toolholders provide precise flow to the cutting edge and are suitable for high-pressure systems with as much as 1,000 psi, according to the company. These holders are said to help reduce cutting edge temperatures to improve tool life, chip evacuation and chip control. The coolant-through toolholders are also supported by the company’s GENius platform, a tool selector and CNC program generator.
Hummingbird takes on machining work that is too small for most shops to handle. In fact, Hummingbird tries not to handle it either. To accurately machine the tiniest parts, this shop relies on processes that are as hands-off as possible.
Horn USA has developed quick-change tooling systems to drastically reduce set-up and toolchange times for Swiss-type lathes, including those with through coolant.
A seemingly small amount of runout can still be too large for the tool. Reduce this runout, and tool life or productivity may dramatically increase.