While the idea of sustainability is becoming better defined and understood, many manufacturers are still not taking the necessary steps to implement newer proven technologies that foster sustainability. Why?
This case study explains how Chemtool formulated a novel metalworking fluid with Dow Chemical to clean up the cast iron machining operations of a Midwest machine shop.
Ed Zitney of SKF Machine Tool Services shows how proper care and maintenance can make all the difference in both its operation and longevity in service.
Even though a machine tool spindle is a high-precision machine component, more often than not it is handled carelessly, forced to perform well beyond design limitations, or otherwise abused to the breaking point.
Achieving "accredited supplier" status is the highest honor a supplier can receive.
This same water-based cutting fluid has also been approved by Boeing to the BAC 5008 specification PSD 6-128.
The industrial gases supplier now offers GreenCut Plasma to treat water tables in CNC plasma arc cutting systems.
CECOR Sump Shark sump cleaners separate metalworking fluids from the solids being vacuumed so the fluids can be recycled.
Take a look at some of the coolant, lubricant, and metalworking fluid technology being used by shops to increase their metalworking productivity, keep their machine tools clean, and reduce their cost of operations.
SPECTRO Analytical Instruments has introduced a condition monitoring system, based on its SPECTRO GENESIS inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES), that sets new price, performance and productivity standards for condition monitoring laboratories and oil blenders.