The days when precision tools and additive manufacturing strategies could not co-exist are history.
Proper tooling selection is the key for optimal results in this demanding application.
Today’s holemaking techniques need to be more efficient than ever to meet greater demands and closer tolerances. Ultimately, the tool — and its application — matter. For optimal success, it's time to see the whole picture.
Swedish steel maker SSAB explains how progress is being made on long hole drilling in wear resistant and harder mold and die steels as a way to avoid heat treating.
Orders totaling $175.4 million were up almost six percent over the previous month.
Cutting tool consumption fell 4.6 percent from the previous month to $165.68 million.
Rick Rath is a tapping applications expert that can help shops address and solve tapping and threading issues.
Union Butterfield self-locking taps from Dormer Pramet are ideal for working with aluminum or other lightweight soft materials used in transportation, medical or industrial applications.
GenSwiss offers quick delivery of Utilis inserts for thread whirling that improves thread surface finish and can be utilized for threads smaller than 12 mm diameter in medical devices.
Using the Insta-Quote system from Allied Machine, shops can quickly design, draw and obtain a quote; instantly print it out with a PDF drawing; then confirm, process and deliver the order through a local distributor.