Machine Tool Repair and Rebuilds

How Borescopes Can Help Cut Machine Failure Costs

By using borescopes from PCE Instruments, manufacturers can identify changes indicative of a machine fault and take corrective action prior to critical machine failure.
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Machine Tool Repair and Rebuilds: Articles

Survival of the Fittest

The rapidly evolving business climate for machine tool retrofitting is impacting production economics and creating retrofit business opportunities in large OEM production departments and job shop machine tool sectors alike.

The Art of the Machine Tool Rebuild

An advanced CNC retrofit package gives a new lease of life to hob sharpeners by doubling accuracy and immensely increases machine productivity.

Machine Tool Rebuilding Takes Center Stage

Since retrofits, rebuilds or remanufactures typically cost between one-third to two-thirds the price of a new machine, many shops are choosing this route to improve their uptime and availability. Here are some re-cent examples.

Tier 2 Automotive Supplier Retrofits Tailout Feeders for Coil Lines

COE Press Equipment retrofit the equipment to three coil lines feeding 500 ton progressive die presses for ARJ Manufacturing.

Next Generation Machine Condition Monitoring

The latest machine condition monitoring technologies for steel mill suppliers of flat sheet, coil and structural metals can be tailored to monitor critical equipment assets operating in a wide range of harsh functional environments, process parameter changes, variable and low-speed equipment, shock loads and frequent setups. For shops, there is also virus protection for machine tools.

 

Machine Tool Repair and Rebuilds: Industry News

AISCO Metallizing Adds New Sales Manager

Nick Kinsinger will help grow their business development and customer service.

Fairmont Supply Launches New E-Commerce Website

Users will find it easier to shop and buy specialty products for safety, general industrial, power and hand tools, maintenance operations and more.

Workshops for Warriors Secures Patent for Leveling Machines

Their device quickly levels equipment that is 1/8 in to 12 in off to prevent interference with machine performance.

 

Machine Tool Repair and Rebuilds: Products

Spindle Vibration Monitoring and Wireless Machine Tool Leveling

Advanced monitoring tools from GTI Predictive Technology include systems for balancing, thermography, wireless machine tool leveling and ultrasound from a single iPad platform.

Use iPad With Two-Axis Wireless Machine Level for Higher Precision

The two-axis Wireless Machine Level from GTI Predictive Technology simultaneously displays 2D plane angles to simplify and resolve the hurdles of taking angles one axis at a time and leveling machinery to 0.001 deg angular measurement accuracy.

Oil and Abrasion-Resistant Cable for Industrial Machine Tools

The ÖLFLEX 409 P PUR control cable from Lapp Group is resistant to contact with many mineral oil-based lubricants, diluted acids, aqueous alkaline solutions and other chemical media.