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The 24-page guide simplifies proper abrasives selection for varying process steps and materials, including challenging right angle grinding applications.
The new system from Kennametal delivers the highest possible metal removal rates in turning operations with the lowest cost per cutting edge.
Walter USA’s cost-effective new M5137 Xtra·tec® shoulder milling cutter is double sided, and features six cutting edges inserts and approach angles of exactly 90°.
The MultiTHREAD line offers cost-effective universal thread milling solution for job shop manufacturers.
Sandvik Coromant launches new software module for controlled chip breaking
Walter’s universal system of indexable inserts reduces cost and lowers power requirements.
Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc., a leading robotics company in the Americas is launching a robotic programming made easy with Yaskawa’s Smart Pattern Extension.
BIG KAISER is a worldwide leader in high-precision tooling systems and solutions for the metalcutting industry that guarantee extreme accuracy and repeatability. As a member of the BIG DAISHOWA Group (Osaka, Japan), BIG KAISER has grown into a well-recognized global tooling provider, with manufacturing facilities in North America, Switzerland and Japan.
Kurt Workholding and Absolute Machine Tools have teamed up to create an easy and smart way to introduce turnkey automation in your shop. The exclusive package features a Mitsubishi LoadMate Plus, Kurt 3600A Pneumatic Vise and Kurt RV36 Robotic Gripper working in tandem with a Tongtai VP-10 mass-production high-speed vertical machining center.
Sandvik Coromant, a leader in metal cutting, has launched CoroCut® QI, a range of internal and face grooving inserts designed for smaller diameters. Optimized to enable a lighter cutting action and reduced cutting forces, CoroCut® QI ensures high process security, reliable grooving operations and precise chip evacuation, resulting in high surface quality grooves.
Star SU LLC (Hoffman Estates, IL) has announced the appointment of Mike Kowalsky as a regional sales manager for Wisconsin and Minnesota with responsibility for growing the sales of the company’s gear cutting tools and round cutting tools.
ATI Industrial Automation (Apex, NC) has announced it is releasing a new, standard tool-changing option for robots in the 25 – 35 kg payload class.
INDEX Launches iXacademy Online Training Platform
iXacademy was created in direct response to customers’ needs. “The design of this platform and schedule of courses have been developed to efficiently and effectively meet that need,” said Cris Taylor, president and CEO of INDEX.
Manufacturing Technology Orders Exceed $650 Million in November 2021
The value of orders was up nearly 14% from October 2021 and more than double the value of orders received in November 2020.
Walter Surface Technologies Expands Its Solution Expert Team Coverage Across the United States
The company is doubling its field team of solution and process experts across North America to support the additions of brands such as ArcOne (welding PPE); Triumph (cutting tools); Drillco (cutting tools); and Allegro Industries (safety equipment).