TOOLING

Haimer Shrink Fit Toolholders Raise Boulevard's Feed Rates

Haimer’s Inductive Shrink Fit technology provides efficiency benefits over side-lock and collet holders, with Boulevard Machine & Gear seeing its feed rates more than double on certain materials.
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Increasing Productivity in Drilling Holes in Steel

A new three-fluted drill designed for high production can improve the speed of drilling holes in steel by 50% while improving roundness and accuracy.

New Walter Copy Turn System Offers Stability

Walter released the W-1011-P/WL25 Copy Turn system, with positive locking technology for enhanced stability, longer tool life and reduced vibrations, according to the company.

Kennametal Introduces FBX Drill for Aerospace Machining

The FBX drill from Kennametal is designed for flat-bottom drilling for structural aerospace parts, combining advantages from a flat-bottom drill and a Z-axis plunge mill.

Greenleaf Introduces Xsytin-360 End Mills

Greenleaf's Xsytin-360 solid ceramic end mills offer high material removal rates and increased productivity, according to the company.

TungBore-Mini Boring Toolholders Improve Chip Evacuation

Tungaloy has released boring toolholders for its TungBore-Mini line. The company says these toolholders maximize chip evacuation for small-diameter boring contexts.

Kurt's RV36 Robotic Gripper Automatically Changes Fingers

Kurt Workholding’s RV36 Gripper allows automated finger or end effector changes without changing the gripper body.

Tungaloy AH9130 Extends Life in ISO P, M and K Applications

Tungaloy’s AH9130 insert grade for its DrillForce-Meister line of exchangeable-head drills enhances tool life and wear-pattern predictability for ISO P, M and K hole-making applications.

Palmgren Releases Durable, Heavy-Duty Bench Grinders

Palmgren’s heavy-duty bench grinder provides what the company says are longer duty cycles under load and less speed degradation than competing products.

EMAG Acquires Samputensili

EMAG has acquired Samputensili Machine Tools and Samputensili CLC, planning to merge them into EMAG SU Srl.

JM Performance's High Torque Retention Knobs Lower Chatter

JM Performance Products has launched a specially designed High Torque retention knob for V-Flange tooling that the company says reduces chatter and tool wear.

Palmgren's Dual Force Precision CNC Vises Excel in Parallel

Palmgren says its Dual Force Precision CNC Vises excel in workholding situations where parts require multiple vises in parallel.

Horn Tooling Boosts Pipe and Coupling Machining Performance

Horn USA has developed a variety of different tooling solutions to assist end users and manufacturers of machine tools in the pipe and coupling production market.

CEO Linda Pilvelis Retires from Dapra Corporation

Dapra CEO Linda Pilvelis has retired, with Shawn Lawlor succeeding her in the position.

Horn's EH Geometry Prioritizes Rigidity and Chip Control

Horn’s EH geometry mitigates parting-off cutting forces and ensures chip control, increasing rigidity and enabling higher feed rates as a result.

Walter WAL-506 Cermet Turning Inserts Boost Stability

Walter’s WAL-506 indexable cermet turning inserts use the company’s FP2 geometry to reduce vibration, produce stronger corners and enhance surface finish.

Roemheld PC 80 Holds Prismatic and Round Parts

Roemheld’s PC 80 manual vises are compatible with prismatic and cylindrical components, changing between the two in minutes.

The Case for Abrasive Finishing Tools in CNC Applications

According to Brush Research Manufacturing, abrasive finishing tools do not release large amounts of grit into a machine’s coolant. Hear from three shops using these tools.
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Industrial Magnetics To Acquire Walker Magnetics

Industrial Magnetics Inc. plans to acquire nearly all the assets of Walker Magnetics Group Inc.

Dormer Pramet Offers Versatile Stainless Steel Insert Array

Dormer Pramet’s range of stainless steel cutters and inserts optimizes productivity on low-power machines, while also offering versatility for different cutting conditions and applications.

ATI QC-7 Robotic Tool Changer Features Wide Interoperability

ATI Industrial Automation’s QC-7 Robotic Tool Changer offers a wide variety of configuration and compatibility options.

Walter Increases Strength and Teeth of Xtra-Tec XT M5130

Walter has revised its Xtra-Tec XT M5130 shoulder milling cutter, increasing its productivity with more teeth, an enhanced clearance angle and a new insert-mounting position.