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Under its new corporate name, Mate Precision Technologies looks toward expansion into precision machining. Watch for a major new product release arriving in 2021.
Why buy a new machine when you can convert an existing piece of equipment for much less money? Somex MAX spindles and accessories can be added to transfer machines, special-purpose machines, and turning machines to perform deep hole drilling.
VFD and VFD Plus kits from Servo Products convert older step pulley mills and worn-out variable-speed mills to smooth, electronic speed control. Unlike early VFD kits, these provide full torque at the lowest RPM.
A line of machines from 101-year-old tool builder and workholding manufacturer Palmgren features Fagor Automation controls that make programming easy for any level of operator producing any size batch.
With its powerful performance, lightweight size, small footprint, and hole capacity, the HMD904 is the most popular model in Hougen Manufacturing’s line of magnetic drills. Upgrade improve safety and lower maintenance requirements.
Designed for turning machine tools with up to two axes, TURNPWR control by Heidenhain’s Acu-Rite brand of digital readouts, linear scales, and controls gives machinists the option to program via a conversational format or use G-code.
Understanding the application and being aware of common challenges can help make a difficult operation both productive and profitable. An ANCA product manager explains the different types of cutting tools for deep hole drilling and how to overcome common challenges.
Robotic welding cells with arc-monitoring and -reporting capability provide peace of mind in two ways. They ensure consistent production and automatically collect and store data a fabrication company can easily share with customers that impose traceability requirements.
Nine C Series flatbed CNC lathes from Romi Machine Tools are designed for heavy applications in the mining, aerospace, steel mill, and oil-and-gas industries. All key components are manufactured in-house to ensure quality.
Platinum Tooling Technologies expands its product line with Heimatec live and static tools for most Citizen lathes. Designed to optimize the machine’s parameters, the precision tools are efficient and cost-effective.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.