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Published: 9/16/2011

Accurate Live Tools Save Lives
By swapping its previous live toolholders for Mimatic models from Lyndex-Nikken, this manufacturer improved accuracy and rigidity in a critical drilling operation for a life-saving emergency rescue tool.

Published: 7/9/2009

Balanced Tool Assemblies Boost Quality, Efficiency
With balancing equipment and shrink-fit toolholders from Haimer USA, this manufacturer of automotive castings improved productivity, accuracy and surface finishes while extending tool and spindle life. 

Published: 11/21/2008

New Equipment Gives Students A Learning Boost
Haimer USA entered a partnership agreement with the Institute for Manufacturing Productivity at York Technical College (Rock Hill, S.C.). By supplying equipment to the school, the company gives students, and those already working in the manufacturin...

Published: 10/17/2008

Cutting Tool OEM Races To Supply Productivity Gains
As the owner and president of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, he oversees teams on NASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series as well as the Indy Racing League and Automobile Racing Club of America circuits. Throughout Mr. Ganassi’s entire ca...

Published: 12/14/2007

Milling Chuck Pumps Up Productivity
Rigid toolholding offers a platform for productivity on this pump manufacturer's mill-turn center.

Published: 12/8/2006

Hard Milling With Tandem Toolholding
A combination of toolholding choices lets this die shop get the most performance from its small-diameter tools.

Published: 4/15/2002

Laser Toolsetter Solves Moldmaker's Quality And Productivity Challenges
Prior to toolsetter installation, Desenco personnel report that it was 'almost impossible' to attain accurate Z depths and repeatability in the Z axis.

Published: 4/15/2001

Retooling Saves Time And Space
Fermer Precision machines a variety of precision parts from aluminum, cast iron, powdered metal, carbon steel and low-carbon steel for automobiles, firearms, medical products and train brake systems. The company relies on a Mori Seiki SV-500 and two...

Published: 3/15/2001

Toolholders Fuel Setup Time Reduction
This Indiana shop has been a precision automotive parts supplier to Honda America since it began operations in 1988. Among its precision machined products are fuel intake manifolds for Honda Civics, Accords and V6 sport utility vehicles. IPT produce...

Published: 1/23/1996

Rigid Spindle Extension Solves Deep Mold And Die Problems
In the past 15 years, there has been an increasing demand for stronger, but lighter, automotive and aerospace components. To save weight and increase structural integrity, many small subassemblies have been redesigned into a single integral part.