TOOLHOLDERS

Toolholders

Slim Milling Chuck Provides High Gripping Force

Big Kaiser has launched the HMCJ, a super-slim milling chuck with peripheral coolant supply, designed to support heavy-duty and finish-end-milling tasks with power and precision using ½"- or 12-mm-diameter cutters.

Toolholders

Shrink-Fit Chuck for Heavy-Duty Applications Can Replace Weldon Holder

Haimer’s heavy-duty shrink-fit chuck is designed for roughing applications in the heavy machinery and aerospace industries.

Toolholders

Improving Tool Life by Turning off Coolant

In this case study, learn how retooling with the Di-Pos Hexa high-performance face mill from Ingersoll Cutting Tools and turning off the coolant helped McGill Machine Works achieve eight times the tool life of its previous inserts plus an 80 percent boost in throughput.

Holemaking

Hydraulic Expansion Toolholder Transfers 520 Nm of Torque

Schunk’s Tendo E Compact toolholder eliminates the need for different holder technologies for milling, drilling and reaming.

Through-Coolant for Swiss Machines

This system allows shops to quickly transform the standard external-coolant live tooling heads on their turning machine turrets into those with through-tool-coolant capability.

NEWS

Okuma Welcomes Velocity/Briney to Partners in THINC

The new membership of Velocity/Briney brings the Velocity Smart Tool to use with Okuma machines.

Toolholders

Optimized Machining out of the Box

Four tooling-related companies partner to supply dynamically stable milling for improved productivity on existing machine tools. Users do not have to measure the dynamics of their machines. Instead, tooling tailored to the machine arrives as a complete assembly, along with software for quickly determining the parameters that tooling can be used to achieve.

Toolholders

Inside Haimer’s Expanded North American Headquarters

The company’s shrink-fit, balancing and tooling technologies are on display in a new 25,000 square-foot facility.

Toolholders

Hydraulic Toolholder Maintains Runout Accuracy

Schunk is expanding its line of hydraulic expansion toolholders with the Tendo Aviation designed for demanding applications such as those commonly performed in the aerospace industry.

Toolholders

Milling Chuck Eliminates Pullout while Machining HSRAs

Big Kaiser introduces the Mega Perfect Grip from Big Daishowa, a milling chuck for machining heat-resistant super alloys (HRSAs) like titanium or Inconel, designed to eliminate end mill pullout under heavy torque loads.