To deliver Inconel parts on time with zero scrap, this aerospace supplier uses 4-flute and 6-flute end mills constructed of SiAlON KYS40 grade ceramic for roughing nickel-based high-temperature alloys.
Looking for a creative way to achieve the requested specifications for a potentially lucrative micromachining job without having to invest in a very expensive specialized machine tool? A spindle speeder may be your best – and only – way to secure the deal.
In a major step toward the smart factory of the future, the Tool-ID system from Walter controls tooling plant-wide, saving time, boosting productivity and increasing process reliability.
In the aircraft manufacturing supply chain, one thing is certain: process improvements – both large and small – can have a massive impact on the bottom line.
New grinding technology is being researched on this intermetallic to help lower the costs of manufacturing aerospace engine components, develop grinding expertise, and design custom-bonded abrasive and superabrasive grinding solutions that are ideal for efficient and damage-free grinding of components made of titanium aluminides.
This machine shop halved its cycle time on producing diesel engine manifolds and rocker arms, saved $300,000 a year in machining costs and sidestepped a $500,000 capital expenditure. All with one tool.
Bob O’Callaghan retires as GM, Scott Baker is their new CEO, and Sam Dean now directs sales and marketing.
Orders totaling $175.4 million were up almost six percent over the previous month.
Starting in October, Mapal will offer selected cutting tools for high-performance machining with the Safe-Lock shank from Haimer.
The M2131 Sky·tec from Walter is ideal for machining non-ferrous metals, such as the aluminum wrought alloys or aluminum lithium alloys often used in aircraft structural components.
Take a closer look at some of the newest tooling that can help contract manufacturers meet the machining, micro machining, and laser processing demands for smaller and more complex surgical implants, orthotic devices and medical instruments that are being made from newer materials – and still hold their costs down.
Tiger·tec Silver PVD coated inserts from Walter USA efficiently machine stainless steel, high temperature alloys and other materials with challenging properties.