Structural components of a machine tool now contain gauges that allow the machine itself to measure process stress and vibration. Here’s a review of this and other new developments in conditioning monitoring and predictive maintenance systems.
Studies show that only 60 percent of the 20 million employees required to wear eye and face protection actually comply. The consequence to this is an increase in eye injuries and their associated human and economic costs. Here is some of the newest PPE available to address this lack of protection.
The HMD905 portable magnetic drill from Hougen provides steel fabricators with a great power-to-weight ratio that offers more strength and torque in a small lightweight footprint.
Omega M726 and M725 end mills from IMCO are ideal for machining hardened steels up to 58-62 HRC, running wet or dry.
InvoMilling CAM software from Sandvik Coromant generates the CNC program to produce different gear profiles using CoroMill 161 and CoroMill 162 milling cutters.
R220.LN4 square shoulder mills from Seco Tools use four cutting edges to reduce costs and improve performance in demanding applications requiring large depth cuts.
Victory turning inserts from WIDIA deliver excellent chip flow for smooth machining, improved efficiency and extended tool life on difficult-to-machine materials in aerospace and medical applications.
The Blaxx F5138 helical flute cutter from Walter delivers superior performance and reliability in profiling and shoulder milling operations in steel, stainless steel, non-ferrous metal, difficult to cut material, or cast iron.
The tools in the versatile Double Octomill R220.48 face milling cutter from Seco Tools are divided into three different pitches that optimize productivity for different machines and materials.
FR751M and FR752M cartridges for the F2010 face mill from Walter increase the flexibility of shoulder, helical and slitting mill operations.