S-pads from Hardinge are much faster to change than collets from job-to-job and can be shared between many brands of machines, whether the master collet is mounted directly in a machine spindle (single or multiple), in a collet adaptation chuck, or in a collet block.
The five-hour event included demos of SCHUNK workholding and toolholding working together seamlessly with KOMET cutting tools in a machining center on the production floor.
The company hired Lisa Medica as office manager and Kelly Bruce as inside sales representative at its Brampton, Ontario
The tooling manufacturer received the prestigious Prix SVC award for excellence in innovation, business performance and sustainable development.
The increase in higher precision machining is creating demand for stronger, more durable, faster acting, closer tolerance chucks and collets that can grip and hold the parts and the tools being used. Here is a review of some of the latest chuck and collet solutions that meet that demand.
The Mega ER Grip with the modular KAB connection from BIG Kaiser outperforms other systems in clamping force, concentricity, rigidity and balance at high spindle speeds.
The secuRgrip anti-pull system from Rego-Fix Tool is ideal for aerospace machining of expensive castings and materials or complex parts.