Iscar and Megatel eventClick image to enlarge

Iscar and Megatel held a joint event at Iscar's Oakville, ON facility recently to showcase the latest in machining and cutting strategies.

Attendees witnessed live demonstrations of milling and drilling on an AWEA BM1200 equipped with Mastercam software and live turning on a Goodway GS 280Y.

Desmond Borges discusses drilling on the AWEA machine with Iscar toolsClick image to enlarge

Steve Geisel discusses turning techniques demonstrated on Goodway machine from MegatelClick image to enlarge

Both machines were equipped with Iscar tooling to demonstrate performance. Tooling on the machines included the FFQ and H600 fast feed milling inserts, SumoCham drilling, the ChatterFree end mill and the Tang Plunge tangentially clamped inserts with four cutting edges, and a rigid cutter body for plunging operations. 

Iscar's Tom Hagan discusses tooling with Roberto Turnone of ACT Equipment in CalgaryClick image to enlarge  Steve Geisel answers questions from attendeesClick image to enlarge

Ronnie O'Byrne, general manager of Iscar Tools, said the presentation was in part an introduction event to highlight the new partnership with Megatel. The company plans to hold more events in the near future to showcase new tooling technologies.

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