The Walter Cut MX grooving and parting tool is said to improve accuracy, stability and process reliability.
Vandurit has developed a RollFeed turning method that is complemented by a HyperMill CAM strategy from Open Mind.
Sumitomo Electric Carbide is releasing the AC4010K and AC4015K turning grades for cast iron designed to promote longer, stable tool life.
Here’s a three-part video series focused on Swiss screw making to help explain the benefits of thread whirling, back turning and broaching while taking into consideration CAM programming, tooling and machine specifications.
Developments in data-driven manufacturing, or digitization of the shop floor, are going far beyond merely knowing whether or not machines are in cycle.
Tungaloy is expanding its economical ISO-EcoTurn turning insert and holder system to include VNMG inserts and holders.
Sandvik Coromant has introduced its GC4335 insert grade for the turning of steels where unstable conditions or vibration issues prevail.
Sandvik Coromant’s PrimeTurning process allows turning and facing in all directions, delivering dramatic increases in high-volume production. Cycle time reductions of 50 percent or more can be achieved.
A methodology for cutting in both directions on a CNC lathe promises to make turning a much more productive operation in certain applications. New types of inserts driven by new CAM tool paths are key enablers of this development, but implementing the whole multifaceted system as a system is essential.