The system is produced in conjunction with a European supplier of carbon dioxide (CO2) coolant and targets customer needs to boost productivity and eliminate secondary cleaning operations, especially for medical industry part-production operations.
Westec 2019: JM Performance Products has begun changing the material used in the production of its retention knobs from 8620H to 9310H grade steel.
Constructed of an advanced carbide and coating combination for extended tool life, most of the inserts are double sided.
Finding itself challenged to take full advantage of two new Y-axis lathes, Anthony Machine found a solution in Kennametal’s Turret Adapted Clamping Units which, combined with the KM quick-change toolholder, have reduced cycle times and setups significantly and reliably.
Designed to optimize machining, chip control and process reliability, Jetstream Tooling aims high-pressure coolant directly into the cutting zone through internal channels in the toolholder.
Sandvik Coromant’s Silent Tools Plus enables data from the machining process to be collected and sent to a dashboard.
Made to fit with existing Powrgrip clamping units, Rego-Fix’s heavy duty Securgrip toolholders are designed to prevent cutter pullout during machining operations.
Jergens’ three additions to the range of OK Vise low-profile edge clamps include the Multi-Rail (MR), Knife Grip and hydraulic kits.
Exsys’ Compacto base holder and Preci-Flex modular tooling system are said to reduce setup and tool change times for CNC turning centers.