December 18, 2011
Seco has released another advancement for the square shoulder milling process with its new Turbo 10 cutting tool for most roughing, semi-finishing and finishing operations. The cutter offers improved tool life and precision by optimizing cutting properties that reduce heat generation and cutting forces.
December 4, 2011
Sodick, Inc. has released its latest EDM, the AG600LH.
The AG600LH Wire EDM has an X, Y, Z travel of 602 mm x 401 mm x 508 mm (23.7 in. x 15.8 in. x 20 in.). It is designed for large part manufacturers to enable tall workpiece capacity with the new 20 in. Z height.
November 27, 2011
Seco’s new M5 positive-lock chipbreaker insert with robust geometry brings what the company claims is productivity and strength to turning and boring applications in steel, stainless steel, cast iron and superalloys that extend from semi-finishing to the toughest roughing operations in harsh environments.
November 27, 2011
Mahr Federal has upgraded its software platform for its surface metrology systems. MarWin 4.5 offers increased functionality and ease of use, a range of new features, and a series of options for specific applications. The new platform is available on new systems and as an upgrade to all MarSurf XR, XC, XCR, and XT instruments.
November 8, 2011
Visionx Inc. has launched new software tools for its non-contact comparative measuring technology that allows users to compare a part to its CAD data in real time, completely automatically - an industry first according to Visionx's distributor Methods Machine Tools Inc.
November 8, 2011
As with all Matsuura five axis products, the MAM72-100H horizontal machining centre, available in Canada from Elliott Matsuura, is designed to function best with flexible multiple setups, process a wide array of materials in a multitude of industries, and offer users advanced, proven and extended unmanned operation.
October 26, 2011
The Super NTMX from Nakamura-Tome, available in Canada from Elliott Matsuura, is the world's first system to offer dual 24-tool ATC magazines, a unique design to simplify complex multitasking machining, says the company.
October 13, 2011
Demand for the American-made Quick Turn Nexus 450-II MY multi-tasking machine, the largest model in Mazak's Nexus series of turning and multi-tasking machines, continues to grow, says the company and is especially suitable for the oil and gas and construction machinery industries.
October 9, 2011
Sandvik Coromant's new CoroMill 176 indexable carbide insert hob can reduce cutting times by 50 per cent, claims the company, while at the same time more than doubling your tool life compared to traditional high speed steel cutters.
October 7, 2011
Nikon Metrology Inc.'s latest stereoscopic microscope, the SMZ-745, is an airtight, anti-electrostatic and anti-mould designed microscope that prevents samples from being damaged by electrostatic discharge, as well as contaminants such as dust and water.
October 3, 2011
Feeler milling lathes and turning centres from Methods Machine Tools Inc. are high performance machines available in multiple configurations to meet the flexible needs of manufacturers. The machines are now available in Eastern Canada (Ontario and Quebec) through newly appointed distributor, SMS Machine Tools, Toronto.
September 30, 2011
Iscar Tool's latest innovations includes new adjustable-pocket face mills in the Alutang family, designed to carry primarily PCD or PCBN tipped inserts for use on cast iron, hardened steel, aluminum or any other non-metallic materials.