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New Vista Corporation has developed a Thread Verification Unit for use in automatic toolchanging machining centers. The TVU-IR resides in a CNC’s toolchanger, and is automatically deployed like any other tool. The TVU-IR automatically checks for the presence, size, and depth of internal or external threads.
Featuring a Super ZX multi-layered coating, the new grades AC510U and AC520U from Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. are perfect for roughing, finishing, and medium cut machining of super alloy materials. The Super ZX Coating consists of ultra-thin layers of TiAlN and AlCrN, alternately stacked up to 1,000 layers. As a result, higher speed capabilities and greater wear resistance are achieved.
THINBIT®, manufactured by Kaiser Tool Company, simplifies their product offering with the new GROOVE ‘N TURN® toolholder system. Specially designed to work with GROOVE ‘N TURN® inserts, this toolholder will replace several existing toolholder styles.
Onsrud Cutter LP, a leading supplier of cutting tools to the aerospace industry, has introduced a line of high-performance end mills for titanium materials. The offering consists of roughers and finishers optimized for deep pocket milling. Roughers are designed for high metal removal rates with addition of variable flute indexing that reduces chatter.
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. extends its popular Fullcut Mill line with the new Straight Shank FCR, designed for greater DOC and lower cutting resistance. The new Straight Shank FCR’s geometry expands capabilities in multi-functional milling, achieving supreme performance for ramping, helical-, shoulder- and plunge-milling operations.
Seco Tools Inc. has announced the availability of its newest generation Crownloc? drilling system featuring new fully-hardened (R7 and R5) and low-friction nickel-coated drill bodies (-R7) as well as a stronger retention rod in 12 ? 13 mm diameters.
REGO-FIX® has expanded its revolutionary powRgrip® toolholding system with the PG Microbore Collets.
Mate Precision Tooling leads the punching industry with another first ? the all new Mate Enumerator? Sequential Numbering Tool designed to stamp sequential serial numbers, dates and codes on fabricated parts. The Mate Enumerator is a thick turret 3-1/2 in D station special assembly with integral punch holder.
Emuge Corporation offers their SHUR-THREAD GFI Series of Solid Carbide Thread Mills with internal coolant supply. By precisely applying coolant where it is needed, waste is eliminated and chips are efficiently evacuated. SHUR-THREAD offers high confidence machining, up to 2xD length of cut and other technologically advanced features.
A new line of ejector sleeves that are machined from H-13 hotwork die steel and nitrided on the inside and outside surfaces for optimum wear resistance are being introduced by Regal Components, Inc. ESL H-13 Nitrided Ejector Sleeves are machined from H-13 hotwork die steel and nitrided on the ID and OD to Rc 65-74.
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.
Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show Returns
The 17th Biennial Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show (WIMTS) will be held Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. The event will be held in West Allis, at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, in the Exposition Center.
Velo3D Expands Team by Hiring a Head of Investor Relations and a VP of Sales for North America
As it prepares to become a public company, Velo3D Inc. (Campbell, CA) has announced two new senior positions: 1) VP of investor relations and 2) VP of sales for North America.