TOOLHOLDERS

Seco QC Modular Toolholder Simplifies Swiss-Type Machining

Modular toolholder system for manufacturers seeking to improve productivity with Swiss-type machining. 

NEWS

Exsys Tool Celebrates 25th Anniversary

“My father started his business out of our house in California, with boxes of toolholders stacked up on the washing machine,” recalls President and CEO Stewart Bachmann.

Toolholders

Seco's QC Toolholder Increases Swiss-Type Insert Indexing Efficiency

Seco’s modular QC (Quick-Change) toolholders for Swiss-type machining is designed to enable fast, easy and repeatable insert indexing and tool changes.

Toolholders

Schunk's Tendo Slim 4ax Now Available with Coolant-Through

Schunk now offers a version of its Tendo Slim 4ax with Cool-Flow coolant-through technology. 

Microcentric's Alloy Collet Chuck is a Low-Maintenance Machining Option

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.

Holemaking

Emuge Expands FPC Chuck Line with Slim Models

Emuge has expanded its line of FPC Milling/ Drilling Chucks products to include Slim Line models that are designed to enhance five-axis machining productivity and versatility.

Big Kaiser Offers Chip Blower for Cleaning Parts and Tables

  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 Expands BBT30 Toolholder Offering

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).

Turning Tools

How AM Is Advancing into Cutting Tools: Photos from EMO

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.

System Ensures Properly Torqued Tools

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.