Modular toolholder system for manufacturers seeking to improve productivity with Swiss-type machining.
Seco’s modular QC (Quick-Change) toolholders for Swiss-type machining is designed to enable fast, easy and repeatable insert indexing and tool changes.
Schunk now offers a version of its Tendo Slim 4ax with Cool-Flow coolant-through technology.
The collet chuck features a pullback design with a floating collet seat and incorporates a mounting in the ID of the chuck body for centers or other types of locators. The floating collet seat design, with the vulcanized quick-change collets, enables the collet to compensate up to 1.5 mm.
Big Kaiser’s Chip Blower is designed to make removing chips and coolant from parts and machine tables fast and easy, the company says.
The Chip Blower automates in-machine cleaning of coolant and chips by delivering high-volume air flow with spindle rotation.
Big Kaiser has added inch standard sizes for the U.S. market to the production of its Big-Plus BBT30 basic arbors (shell mill holders, end mill holders, shrink fit and blanks).
The design freedom of additive manufacturing delivers increased performance to cutting tools. At the world’s leading exposition for machine tools, I saw various examples of this.
A torque-assist system that’s designed to make assembling collet tools easy and fast can help shops avoid problems associated with improperly torqued tools.