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.
Monaghan Tooling offers cost-effective, easy-to-use Swiss ID Burnishing Tools by Elliott Tool Technologies that improve surface irregularities and tool marks for optimum surface finishes of 4 Ra to 8 Ra in a single pass.
Double-sided ISO indexable inserts with RP7 geometry from Walter combine a ground contact surface with an optimized profile that has a tailored protective chamfer to guard against fracturing.
Monaghan Tooling offers Swiss ID Burnishing Tools by Elliott Tool Technologies that are ideal for accurate sizing, low micro-finishing and surface hardening of ID holes down to 4 mm.