Custom Tools for CNC Lathes


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Heimatec now offers custom tooling in addition to its standard tooling line. The company designs and builds tools to suit specific requirements for CNC lathes, regardless of application, brand or size.

Tooling experts at the company work directly with customers to design tools for specific manufacturing needs, such as exotic materials, depth of cut, extensions, rotary table and fixture positioning and other machine tool arrangements. On-site testing is offered to validate the designs. 


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