Swiss-Type Tooling for Citizen Machines Built to Last
IMTS 2018: Heimatec offers a line of live and static tools for Citizen Swiss-type lathes.
Heimatec has developed a series of live and static tools for Citizen lathes designed to improve processing quality and increase service life. To achieve this, the company incorporates the highest quality bearings, ground gear components, spindles, and housings to produce tools with maximum rigidity.
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.
Liquid coolant offers advantages unrelated to temperature. Forced air is the fluid of choice in this shop...but even so, conventional coolant can't be eliminated entirely.
Simple process considerations can increase your productivity in milling titanium alloys.