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In the total error budget of a machine tool, the positioning error values of the feed axes play a critical role. The conclusion of this two-part series examines the influence of the temperature distribution along the ballscrew.
With the automotive aftermarket industry averaging 4 percent year-to-year growth lately, contract machining shops are finding that aftermarket components can be a lucrative niche . . . . . . such is the case for Service Tool & Fabrication, Inc….
The new CoroTurn® HP from Sandvik Coromant is a high-pressure coolant system that offers improved chip control, increased cutting speed and extended tool life in difficult materials. CoroTurn HP partners with Coromant Capto® to harness the high pressure capability of…
The insatiable global demand for infrastructure is driving the increased size of mining, mineral and aggregates processing equipment.
In medical machining, it’s all about cosmetics. The appearance, look and feel of the part must compare – or exceed – the finest automotive detail.
This Alabama job shop gets more throughput since it upgraded from manual CMMs to new equipment and software. Here’s how it works
The positioning error values of the feed axes play a critical role in the total error budget of a machine tool.
One San Diego contract manufacturer sees tremendous Expansion-and has no plans on slowing down.
With a steel and aluminum body construction that offers reduced weight, improved rigidity and vibration-dampening characteristics, this face-milling system is designed to achieve high speeds and high-productivity results, especially for high-volume aluminum milling operations.
The cutters produce threads for applications 1 in and under in a wide range of soft and pre-hardened steels to 58 Rc, stainless steels, aluminum, cast iron, titanium, inconel and difficult to machine exotics.
Kennametal’s new grade of carbide KC7542 prevents chipping experienced with conventional carbide taps.
GWS Tool Group Announces Acquisition of STF Precision (STF)
The acquisition of STF Precision enhances the GWS product portfolio and capabilities in the area of PCD and CBN solutions and further expands the GWS manufacturing presence into the Carolinas.
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.