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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.
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.
Lucifer Builds Custom Dual-Chamber Furnace
A Midwest company has put a new Red Devil unit into service to heat treat steel parts in-house. Cost effective and customized with safety features, the RD8-KHE18 furnace offers space-saving working dimensions of 12 x 14 x 18 inches in both chambers.
Smart Visual Inspection Technology Meets Metrology Products
A new Mitutoyo-Kitov agreement will lead to the integration of Kitov technologies in Mituoyo’s metrology solutions. Look for future development of more solutions to come from the new partners as they combine Mitutoyo’s measurement technologies with Kitov’s planning and inspection technologies.
Unison Ups Product Support Scope, Accessibility with ‘UltimateCare’
The rebranded service program facilitates selection of the right maintenance solutions, and also offers additional services such as CAD modellng, component prototyping and process optimization. Customers can choose services ala-carte or in tailored, bundled agreements.