Adding Cutting Axis Allows Machining from Additional Angles

NT Tool’s angle heads have added a cutting axis to existing machines, allowing machining from additional angles without the need for tilt tables so machining plants can save on setup costs and investments in new machinery.

Gen3sys XT Pro Improves Chip Evacuation and Coolant Flow

Allied Machine & Engineering Corp.’s Gen3sys XT Pro line of inserts and holders are high penetration drilling products that feature enhanced holders and inserts with three geometries and two advanced coatings. 

Haas BMT Turret Features Heimatec Live Tools

Heimatec’s line of tooling available for the Haas BMT turret includes multi-spindle, adjustable angle, and speed multipliers.

The Tendo E Compact is a Universal Hydraulic Toolholder

Schunk’s Tendo E compact is a universal toolholder for applications such as milling, drilling, and reaming.  

GC4335 Insert Grade Turns Unstable Steels

Sandvik Coromant Inc.’s GC4335 insert grade is for the turning of steels where unstable conditions or vibration issues prevail and is designed to bring about secure and predictable machining as well as shorter cycle times and better machine utilization. 

The ‘Easy’ Button for Tool Changing

Although there’s no such thing as the easy button, there are smart tooling choices you can make that lead to efficient, safe machining and other benefits. One such technology is quick-change tooling. Although there are different types of quick-change tooling systems, they all were created for the same purposes: to increase productivity, shorten setup time, provide flexibility and save money.


Small Chucks Ideal for Micromachining in Confined Areas

Big Kaiser offers its smallest hydraulic chuck for HSK-E25 machine spindles, completing its line of Super Slim hydraulic chucks.


Making Tooling More Cost Effective

Something as simple as trading standard retention knobs for a longer version could help eliminate bulge in V-flange tooling and the problems associated with it.


Overcoming Toolholder Deformation with High-Torque Retention Knobs

At Hansen Engineering Co., toolholder expansion reduced spindle contact, causing a variety of production issues. High-torque retention knobs from JM Performance Products increased productivity and reduced downtime.

Data-Driven Manufacturing Brings Efficiency to the Shop Floor

Developments in data-driven manufacturing, or digitization of the shop floor, are going far beyond merely knowing whether or not machines are in cycle.