Toolholders & Adapters
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Equipped with a sensor, battery, and transmitting unit, Schunk’s iTENDO toolholder is a closed-loop data acquisition tool that securely gathers and shares process data that operators can immediately react to.
An expanding array of design and connectivity options is making this tooling method faster and easier. This cost/benefit analysis shows why shrink fit’s benefits extend beyond mold-making and 5-axis machining applications.
Seco Tools’ Duratomic TM grades has thermal and mechanical properties as well as chrome-colored Used-Edge Detection technology to minimize waste. With new geometries and chipbreakers, three grades are tailored for distinct application demands.
With the right tools and CAM software, toolmakers and mold makers can keep production capacity flexible and will be able to ramp it up by up to 85% as they restart after the coronavirus outbreak. Hoffmann Group USA’s director of milling explains.
Seco’s 335.18 and 335.19 cutters have close-pitch insert pockets to create stability. Meanwhile, a corrosion-resistant cutter body contributes to high performance when milling stainless steel, titanium and superalloys.
Seco expands its range of Jetstream tooling holders, offering 182 new products for all inch, metric and Seco-Capto holders. The internal coolant technology extends tool life while shrinking setup and indexing times.
Kitagawa NC Rotary Tables and exclusive distribution rights to MST Yellow Angle Head products are included in the deal that took effect April 1. The two companies have enjoyed a successful sales and business relationships for over 25 years.
To help stop the spread of germs and bacteria, Industrial Magnetics has developed the Foot-Pull Door Opener that can be attached to the bottom of a door. The company is donating 100% of the profits from sales of the device to food pantries in its community.
Unlike boring tools that involve time-consuming benchwork and complicated measuring for proper part repositioning, Seco Tool’s JC898 rougher and JC899 hybrid stacker simplify CFRP-titanium and CFRP-aluminum hybrid material holemaking and milling operations by eliminating post-machining work.
A conventional toolholder is supported only by the connection between toolholder taper and spindle taper. Adding a second connection – between the spindle face and toolholder’s larger-diameter flange face – resists deflection up to 40% in long toolholders.
With no setting required, even a novice can quickly install Monaghan Tooling Group’s Top Speed Ring (TSR) reamer. Four additional cutting heads ensure longer service life, saving time and money.
Results contribute to a decade of double-revenue growth, thanks in part to three acquisitions.
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.
Crawford Co., Seaberg Industries Complete Purchase Agreement
As of Oct 2., Seaberg Industries, a manufacturer of metal fabricated and precision machined parts, components, and assemblies, will operate as part of Crawford Co.’s fabrication division.
Virtual Trade Show to Unveil Latest Mitutoyo Technologies
On Oct. 20-23, Mitutoyo America Corp., together with some of its U.S. Solution Centers, will combine live demos, education and interactive tools to engage customers and distributors. Titan Gilroy, CEO of the industrial and corporate education platform, Titans of CNC, kicks off the event.