ANCA CNC Machines
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Wixom , MI 48393 US
ToolRoom RN34 - Industry leading grinding software
ANCA's ToolRoom software provides industry renowned tool design flexibility, from the simplest to the most challenging tasks. With the benefit of over 40 years of grinding knowledge, ToolRoom ensures that your ANCA grinder will efficiently handle any manufacturing or regrinding challenge. Flexibility is further enhanced by the fact that ANCA develops all aspects of the machine in house - from the CNC control system and application software to the machine and its accessories. This allows for special software to be developed to suit your unique needs. Download PDF>
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ANCA Announces Tool of the Year Winners
ANCA CNC Machines has declared ARCH Cutting Tool the overall winner of its third annual Tool of the Year competition. JG Group and Turcar Won the Virtual Tool Category.
ANCA's ToolRoom RN34 Software Eases Tool Balancing
ANCA’s ToolRoom RN34 supports ballnose cutting edges, which are suited for the aerospace, die/mold, general machining and power generation industries.
ANCA's CIM3D Tool Grinding Software Enables Remote Programming
Version 9 of ANCA’s CIM3D or CIMulator3D tool grinding simulation software has an upgraded interface with fresh colors and icons for easier use.
ANCA's ToolRoom RN34 Software Eases Design of Complex Helical Tools
ToolRoom RN34 is the latest generation of ANCA’s software package designed for making cutting tools.
On Display at Eastec 2019
Here is an overview of some of the CNC machining and other technology showcased at the biennial manufacturing trade show.
Collet Adapters Preset Clamp Force, Limiting Downtime
ANCA’s PremierPlus collet adapter range is said to ensure consistent and repeatable tool runout of 7 microns or less during production runs and complement the company’s range of collet adaptors for shank tooling.
Robot Loader Accommodates Large Tool Sizes
IMTS 2018: ANCA’s AR300 industrial robot loader is a three-axis system with the capacity to manage 380 tools.
Manufacturing News of Note: August 2018
Shop tours during IMTS, a pre-show tool grinding contest and other industry news.
Tool Grinders Encouraged to Enter ANCA's Tool of the Year Contest for Recognition at IMTS
ANCA’s Tool of the Year content is accepting online entries for tools ground using ANCA machines until August 20. Finalists will be recognized at IMTS 2018.
ANCA Group Appoints CEO
Dr. Christopher Hegarty will become ANCA's new CEO July 1, 2018.
Automated Grinding Cell Supports Multiple Functions
EMO 2017: ANCA will demonstrate its TXcell automated grinding cell, which integrates several manufacturing operations into a single production machine.
Linear Motor Ensures Smooth Axis Movement for Tool Grinders
ANCA Motion’s LinX linear motor technology is designed to provide manufacturers the toolmaking capability to produce highly polished flutes and gash surfaces to improve chip evacuation and aid tool performance.
Better Cutting Tool Production after Fire’s Destruction
A fire destroyed Taurus Tool and Engineering's facility, hindering improvement efforts. In its new facility, the company relies on ANCA tool grinding machines for standardized, streamlined production.
On-Machine Laser Measuring System Maintains Tool Grinding Accuracy
ANCA’s LaserPlus laser measuring system, an enhancement to the touch probe on the company’s MX and TX grinding machines, provides repeatable measurement to 0.0001" and automatic machine compensation while reducing scrap during production of precision cutting tools.
ANCA Expands Michigan Plant by Half
The grinding machine manufacturer serves its American, Mexican and Brazilian customers out of the facility.
Trial by Fire
Founded in 1976, Taurus Tool & Engineering started as a multi-step cutting tool manufacturer, and always had a good reputation for quality tools. It started with two partners and a team of skilled employees, ultimately growing its Schaumburg, Illinois, shop to 17,500 square feet.
All Fired Up
After Taurus Tool and Engineering, a manufacturer of custom cutting tools, lost its production facility in a fire, it was able to rebuild the business on an entirely new basis.
Tool Grinders Equipped with Tubular Shaft Linear Motors
ANCA’s FX Linear series of cutting tool grinders are said to provide higher grinding accuracy while reducing maintenance within a smaller footprint.
In-House Tool Grinding: the “Indirect” Machine Tool Investment
Though CNC tool grinders are used primarily by cutting tool manufacturers and regrinding services, several factors have made these machines increasingly attractive for in-house tool grinding by production facilities.
CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder for End Mill Production
Anca’s MX5 CNC tool and cutter grinder is designed for producing end mills in mixed batches.
A Streamlined Alternative for Automated Tool Manufacturing
This automated, single-machine system enables tool manufacturers to completely grind mixed batches of varying tool types and sizes unattended.