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Lista International Corporation offers its tool cribs for use with various Lista storage solutions. When combined with Lista cabinets (stacked or unstacked) or the company’s Storage Wall® system, the tool cribs can become part of an integrated CNC parts storage and transport system to accommodate a wide array of tooling.
A high speed, hand-held pneumatic beveler that features an automatic pilot locating system which eliminates setup time and can perform end preps in only a few seconds is available from ESCO Tool.
Sandvik Coromant recently introduced its Coromant Capto Damped Milling Adaptor, a product designed to significantly reduce vibration while milling with extremely long overhangs. The adaptor was specially developed to meet the needs of the die and mold industry.
Cutting stainless steel on a CNC router can be a challenging task due to the high spindle rpm found on routers. Onsrud Cutter has solved this problem by developing a line of tools, which are capable of running at high spindle speeds while providing good tool life.
A new 256-page tool catalog has just been published by Falcon Tool Company, Inc. that includes over 15,000 tools and accessories, all illustrated and priced.
Sheet metal fabricators looking to quickly create unique forms and shapes have four new ways to get rolling on their punch presses. With the addition of the Rolling Logo, Rolling Knurl, Rolling EKO and Rolling Flare tools to the Wilson Wheel family, Wilson Tool International puts elusive levels of speed and flexibility within reach to speed cycle times.
For demanding face-milling applications in steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, and other materials, Dodeka? inserts and cutters from Kennametal, Inc. are engineered to deliver higher cutting speeds and feed rates along with extended tool life. The results are improved cutting performance and productivity across demanding materials.
The evolution of the Hardinge 5C rotary system began in 1901 with the production of Hardinge’s first 5C collet. Hardinge introduced the 5C “threaded-nose” spindle in 1940 on a precision bench lathe. In the 1960s they manufactured a 5C manual indexer using their threaded-nose spindle and collet closer design.
SAV North America, the North American subsidiary of Spann Automations Normteiletechnik (SAV) GmbH of Nuremberg, Germany, is introducing a line of radial pole chucks in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. These chucks for OD, ID, and face grinding and turning operations range in size from 6 in to 16 in diameters (150 mm to 40 mm) and low profiles from 2.2 in to 2.9 in (57 mm to 75 mm).
Seco Tools Inc. has announced the availability of its AxiaBore? type fine boring heads with 30 percent higher rigidity than previous generations thanks to the Cylinder & flange tool fixing design. This allows for higher machining data and increased productivity.
Jergens, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of tooling components, offers their own brand of toggle clamps, engineered to meet high standards and featuring the most popular sizes. Whether the work load is heavy or light, there is a clamp that should fit the application.
Seco Tools Inc. has announced the availability of Feedmax, its latest generation of high performance solid carbide drills capable of achieving high cutting speed (up to 770 ft/min) and high feed (up to 0.028 in/rev) for increased productivity.
HGG Appoints Brandon Welch to Position of Western Sales Manager
HGG Profiling Equipment Inc. (Houston, TX) has appointed Brandon Welch to be western states sales manager with responsibility for 1) sales of new machinery and 2) service and support of HGG customers west of the Mississippi.
Winners of Welding Competition at Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show
Three welding students won scholarships at the Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show (WIMTS), which was held Oct. 5-7 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.