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Punch-Pins, from Amtak Fasteners, eliminate the need for drilling when attaching light loads, such as nameplates and identification tags, to metal doors, electrical cabinets and steel tubing. The primary application for Punch-Pins is attaching UL Labels to steel fire doors.
Lyndex-Nikken’s Shrink Fit Holders are quality designed and constructed for optimum accuracy, rigidity and balance. Featuring solid construction and Japanese engineering, these holders offer minimal variations of unbalance when changing cutting tools.
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. introduces the newest addition to its Sphinx micro drill line. The new drill, made of fine-grained solid carbide, delivers exceptional tool life and consistent process reliability. The solid carbide micro drills are available in diameters from 0.30 mm to 1.50 mm, in steps of .01 mm, with a 3 mm reinforced shank.
The CoroCut XS from Sandvik Coromant is designed to produce precision-turned components with diameters as small as 1 mm. The tool provides the accuracy and reliability needed for small part manufacturers specializing in small medical components.
Ideal for aerospace, medical, and electronics parts, the new dense dole VacuMate? is the next generation vacuum table from Datron Dynamics. It is designed to swiftly and efficiently secure flat thin workpieces that have very little surface area. Thin stock can now be secured literally within seconds, ready for machining operations.
Mate Precision Tooling announces expansion of its XMT? tooling system with the addition of the XMT 12.7 mm punch, stripper and Slug Free® die to suit the new XMTE10 multi tool. Designed for use in the new 10-station Euromac XMTE10 Multi Tool, this XMT 12.7 mm tooling will accommodate round and shaped tools with a diagonal dimension up to 0.500 in (12.70 mm).
Sandvik Coromant has introduced the CoroThread 266, a new family of rigid, high-precision threading tools that provide increased productivity and stability. Offering superb value to the oil, gas and mechanical engineering industries, the new tool is available in 0.5 in and 0.625 in insert sizes.
Mori Seiki has released the revolutionary DDRT-260 rotary table. Designed for operation on Mori Seiki’s DuraVertical 5060 and 5080 and NV4000 DCG vertical machining centers, the DDRT-260 offers stable, high-efficiency 4-axis machining with powerful clamping and high-precision indexing.
Royal Products has introduced the exclusive Bolt & Goä mounting feature for their line of Low Profile Accu-Lengthä CNC Collet Chucks.
Wilson Tool International has introduced an innovative way to drastically trim setup time from multi-stage bends on press brakes. The new European-style Staged Bending Tooling allows one press brake operator to easily carry out a complex series of bends in a single machine setup, freeing up more time, employees and press brakes for other jobs
A new family of PEM® floating self-clinching fasteners has been introduced for permanent installation into thin stainless steel sheets. The fasteners can be specified either with non-locking or locking threads and will permit up to .030 in/0.76 mm total adjustment for mating hole misalignment.
Using the ROTA NCR 6-jaw power chuck from SCHUNK, even pre-machined parts with diameters up to 1,200 mm can be perfectly centered on large lathes without deformation of the workpiece.
ABB Launches Preventive Maintenance Service for Robots
For fleets or individual units, ABB’s condition-based service monitors functions like duty, speed, acceleration, and gearbox wear. Real-time data is used to predict potential failure, thereby reducing unplanned downtime.
New On-Demand Learning Center for CNC Programmers
ESPRIT debuts an online, self-paced, learn-anywhere series of e-courses that guide users through numerous machine models and part models to introduce users to different machining processes in ESPRIT.