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Whether the application is construction, shipbuilding, or general metal fabrication, using the right wheel combined with the proper technique and pressure can eliminate many issues operators face when grinding — saving time and money.
Dynabrade’s line of random orbital sanding pads are designed as a single piece, which creates a smooth, efficient sanding experience. They also fit most competitors’ sanders.
Under its new corporate name, Mate Precision Technologies looks toward expansion into precision machining. Watch for a major new product release arriving in 2021.
The MC025 Advance and MD025 Supreme cutters from Walter feature high cutting speeds, exceptional reliability, and universal applicability.
With Solid Edge 2021, Siemens furthers expands the functionality of its product development software suite. Enhancements include new tools for cloud-based collaboration.
Improve roughing operations and achieve superior surface finishes without high machine power consumption with Seco Tools’ Double Turbo line of cutters. Double-sided inserts and superior milling grades significantly lower finishing cycle times.
Sandvik Coromant’s M5C90 milling cutter resolves the challenges of machining lightweight aluminium by roughing and finishing in one pass cylinder heads, cylinder blocks, and other automotive components formerly made from heavier cast iron alloys.
Armed with a special coating and proprietary sputtering technology, Kennametal’s KCS10B overcomes the most common challenges of machining superalloys — cratering and depth-of-cut notching — that often cause unexpected and even catastrophic tool failure.
Hoffmann Group expands its family of high-feed-rate milling tools with the Garant Power Q Double all-round system. Three-part cutting edge increases reliability and productivity by reducing cutting forces and optimizing chip evacuation.
The dual-contact grip of Big Kaiser’s fullcut mill contact grip is a threaded coupling system that achieves machining capacity close to that of integrated types. The taper and flange face make close contact for solid connection, and one holder allows selection from multiple heads.
Founded in 1896, Bico Steel prides itself on being a value-add supplier of steel plate and forged steel blocks. Switching bandsaw blades helped the Michigan company prove its worth when asked to quickly deliver product for ventilators early in the pandemic.
Factory Robots Hit Record 2.7 Million Globally
New installations have been down in the U.S., Europe, and China, due to slowdowns in automotive and electrical/electronic sectors, and Covid isn’t helping –– nevertheless, the number of industrial robots operating today has never been higher.
CenterLine Receives 2020 National Manufacturing Leadership Award
The company’s robotics simulations draw winning accolades in NAM’s Engineering and Production Technology category.