HOLEMAKING

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Insertable Form Drill System Reduces Setup Times

IMTS 2018: Schwanog’s PWP and PWP-D insertable form drill system reduces setup times with an insert holder that stays in the machine during insert change-over.

Milling Tools

Milling Tool Requires No Pre-Drilled Holes, Improving Cycle Time

IMTS 2018: Vargus USA’s TMDR solid carbide thread milling tool enables drilling, thread milling and chamfering in one tooling operation. 

Holemaking

Indexable-Insert Drill's Polished Surfaces Resist Wear

Walter USA has introduced the D4140 indexable-insert drill, a tough and versatile new drill designed to deliver maximum process reliability and extended tool life.

Milling Tools

Cutting Tool Series Increases Tool Life

IMTS 2018: KEO Cutting Tools is displaying the Patriot tool series, which offers versatile tools in a range of options from solid carbide mill to indexable drilling.

Holemaking

Portable Multitasking Machine Accommodates Difficult-to-Move Parts

IMTS 2018: Lagun Engineering’s MFP portable boring, milling, face-turning, drilling and tapping machine is designed to be assembled through several steel vertical plates with openings.

HMCs

Boring Mill Simplifies Setup for Medium-Size Workpieces

IMTS 2018: UnionChemnitz presents the TM 125 compact boring mill with Monolith technology for workpiece weights ranging to 10 t.

Holemaking

Diamond-Tipped Tools Cut Sintered Carbide

IMTS 2018: Horn USA’s CVD-D-tipped tools are designed for drilling, turning and milling carbide in the sintered state, up to a hardness of 2,200 Vickers.

Holemaking

Tips for Thread Milling Tricky Materials

Compared to tapping, thread-milling technology offers advantages for creating threads in challenging materials, such as tool steel, stainless steel and high-temperature alloys. Here are a few tips for establishing an effective thread-milling process in those materials.

Holemaking

Lean Transfer Machine Performs Turning, Boring, Milling

IMTS 2018: Gnutti’s Piccola lean transfer machine is designed for high flexibility, productivity and reconfigurability.

Milling Tools

Insert Drill Shines in Interrupted Cuts

IMTS 2018: Allied Machine & Engineering’s 4TEX drill makes shallow 2xD, 3xD and 4xD holes in the 12 to 47 mm (0.472" to 1.850") range.