Check out how a special dual contact stick turning toolholder developed by Briney Tool Systems eliminated the need for one shop to re-engineer their catalog of lathe stick tools.
The old saying “it won’t make chips – not worth it” doesn’t apply anymore. Considering the accelerating pace of change in technology and the relentless competition your shop faces, how can you possibly afford not to use a presetter?
The way we machine parts has changed significantly over the years. Now it’s time to change how we think about workholding too.
Buyer Beware: This system has not been standardized by any governing body. If you purchase cheap dual contact tooling after being told by a supplier that it will work just as good as the original for half the price, you risk unsatisfactory performance and/or damage to very expensive spindles. Here’s why.
This precision machine shop discovered the many ways that balancing and heat shrinking their toolholders gives them repeatable and predictive results in machining aluminum components for aircraft.
The new 20,000 sq ft facility will house their sales, distribution and support arms under one roof.
Al Dopf, Edward Borsos, Jennifer Allison, Jimmy Clark and Rodney Payton now handle sales and service in various regions across North America.
A three-day Open House event will celebrate the grand opening of their new 25,000 sq ft North American facility.
Good tooling not only gives new capability to older equipment, it is a key to productivity and cost efficiency on all machine tools. Maximize the investment in your machinery and equipment with the latest tooling technology and state-of-the-art workholding systems that allow minimum setup and machining time.
Quick Change FlexC Collet Systems from Hardinge provide fast changeover, high accuracy, and a wide gripping range for stock variation when compared to traditional collets.
The EGP electric small part gripper from SCHUNK uses a grip force of 13 N to handle parts up to 0.05 kg.