March 28, 2013
Seco Tools' new EBP 5672 collet chuck for high precision machining combines the accuracy of shrinkfit and hydraulic chucks with the flexibility of a collet chuck for reduced runout, increased torque capabilities and greater productivity.
November 13, 2013
Cullen Morrison is the new business development manager for threading at Komet of America. He has experience in cutting tool sales and applications and will be responsible for marketing planning and development, sales promotion, training and sales activities for the company's threading line (JEL and Bass).
September 10, 2013
Thread milling comes into its own as a productive process
by Jim Barnes
Thread milling has gained a lot of traction in industries across Canada as sophisticated CNC machines become common, users adapt to the programming and shops upgrade for competitiveness.
November 6, 2013
by Tim Wilson
Composites hole drilling comes clean
Composites are finding their way into more and more industry applications, with aerospace leading the way. From a holemaking perspective, challenges emerge as materials change, with stacked composites including metals, such as aluminum and titanium. As well, carbon fiber composites can be very thin, which increases the risk of delamination or splintering.
October 23, 2012
Innovative tool geometries, materials, ease machining challenges
by Tim Wilson
One bright spot in the current manufacturing climate is aerospace. The big players are seeing order backlogs, with the industry being transformed by newer designs and materials that can ensure lighter, stronger aircraft.
June 30, 2013
Iscar customers go behind the scenes to gain insights into cutting tool R&D, manufacturing
If you want to reduce your total production costs, increase your productivity. And the best way to do that is to increase speeds and feeds. Focus on that, and you will cut the cost of production in the first year by 15 to 20 per cent.
December 1, 2014
Users of CGTech's Vericut software for simulating CNC machine tools can now download directly Iscar tool assemblies because of a partnership between CGTech-MachiningCloud and Iscar.
May 8, 2017
by Jim O’Leary
Don’t overlook important elements to optimize machine tool efficiencies
September 4, 2015
By Tim Fara, Bilz Tool Co.
Machining centre manufacturers spend effort, design, and cost to make sure the spindle in the machine will operate on centreline. Spindle rotational accuracy as well as spindle alignment play an important role in cutting tool performance and productivity.