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As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
What We Learned at Westec 2017
Westec offered a useful mix of emerging technology and practical applications. This slide show reflects this mix in its eclectic coverage of what exhibitors had to offer.
The XT-3000 auto sharpener automates the drill sharpening of the XT-3000 sharpener.
Automated Drill Sharpening
The XT-3000 sharpener now features a completely automated drill-sharpening function to enable faster and more consistent sharpening.
Drill Sharpener Helps Shop Hone Competitive Edge
Bringing drill sharpening operations in-house saved both time and money at this Chicago-based manufacturer. However, the sharpener itself, Darex’s XPS-16, provided additional benefits—with high accuracy and consistent results, the machine helped the company maintain precision and quality.
Four-Axis CNC Drill Sharpener
According to the company, the XPS-16 CNC drill sharpener can reproduce complex, high-tech points found on premium HSS and carbide drills. This sharpener is designed for shops that require precision, simplicity and productivity, the company says. A collet chuck version of the auto sharpener is available.
Gear Manufacturer Cuts Costs By Reclaiming Used Tools
This gear manufacturer needed to reduce high costs resulting from replacing dull drill bits or sending them out for sharpening. With the XT3000 Xpandable tool sharpener from Darex, the shop has done just that. In addition, the device allows the company to custom-sharpen drills for specific jobs.
Jerked Into The Digital Age
Whether your company is a manufacturer with a product line or a job shop offering machining services, a Web site can be an important part of your marketing effort. Here is advice on making that Web site work more effectively for you. (2002 Guide To Metalworking On The Internet)
Multi-Axis Drill Sharpening Made Easy
Today, metalworking is privy to some very remarkable performances by the combination of things mechanical and things electronic--mechtronics. We've seen the reality of lights out shift operations. Programming systems that make what was state of the art 5 years ago seem like writing with a hammer and chisel. An example of the melding of mechtronics is this new drill sharpening system.