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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. Used in combination with a Shrink Fit Unit, Shrink Fit Tool Holders rapidly heat up to expand the inside diameter of the holder.
Lyndex-Nikken offers a complete series of live tools for Nakamura Tome. Designed to enhance the performance of a CNC lathe, these highly precise and rigid tools effectively improve milling, drilling and tapping capabilities in turning operations. Lyndex-Nikken stocks a range of standardized live tools for CNC turning centers from Nakamura Tome, Okuma, Mazak, Mori Seiki, Sauter and all other major builders.
Schunk Inc. is expanding its workholding product range with several new lines of magnetic clamping. The new lines include a complete line of permanent and electro permanent grinding and EDM magnets, bipolar magnets for holding round bars to cut Key-Ways and Whip Stocks or Radial magnets for holding rings, as well as other magnets for special applications.
Food For Thought: This manufacturer uses a new demonstration vehicle to bring their technology directly to prospective customers.
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Hilma introduces magnetic quick die change, in addition to hydraulic die clamping. The new M-TECS magnetic die change system clamps existing dies without retooling. The clamping force is evenly distributed, reducing tool wear.
Haimer USA introduces its Power Series ? including Power Shrink Chucks and Power Collet Chucks ? suitable for all applications but ideal for high-performance machining as well as heavy milling with a high chip volume.
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. will showcase their new ER Collet Chuck, the first common industry collet chuck available with the BIG-PLUS interface. Now, a standard collet system to be used in conjunction with a BIG-PLUS tool holder to take advantage of the BIG-PLUS benefits without having to invest in an entirely new collet system.
Haimer USA?s SafeLock System combines the advantages of a shrink-fit chuck with those of a positive connection by utilizing positive drivers that grip into screw-shaped grooves that are ground into the cutter shank. SafeLock?s clamping procedure is simple – the chuck is heated as usual and the tool is inserted with a rotating movement.
Faced with discontinued coolant, PHB Machining selects a new metalworking fluid – with unexpected benefits.
Repair It Before It Exists: By repairing a problem they didn’t know they had, this busy forging die shop found two steps to faster milling.
Flywheels Get Groovy: To meet the latest machining trend, production in this machine shop jumped 40 percent by using disc mill cutters.
IMCO Software Presents Plan360 at Chicago’s IMTS Tradeshow
Manufacturing planning application provides a robust solution to supply chain and demand and capacity planning challenges.
New Machine Tutorial Video Series from GROB Systems
“Machine Minutes with GROB” videos provide step-by-step instructions for effective use of machines.