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The CoroMill 176 range of full profile hobs for spur gears, helical gears and splines is now incorporates module 3-10 applications. The indexable insert hob, introduced two years ago, can reduce cutting time by up to 70 per cent,

claims Sandvik Coromant, large through the application of cutting speeds up to four times higher than conventional high speed steel cutters. They're available for roughing, semi-finishing and finishing operations and can be used on hobbing machines, multi-tasking machines, and five axis machining centres. The hobs can be supplied with standard carbide inserts for generating gear profiles in accordance with CIN3972-2; custom made options are available for specific profiles.

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CMTS Exhibitor Spotlight: Heinman Machinery (Booths 3008, 3011)

Heinman will showcase a broad range of products at CMTS 2019.

Faster chip evacuation

EXAIR’s new 110 Gallon Chip Vac System offers a fast, easy way to clean chips or other dry materials from fixtures, floors and work surfaces of machining centers, lathes, saws, mills and other industrial equipment.

Thread forming tap optimized for automotive applications

Sandvik Coromant has launched a new thread forming tap optimized for ISO P steel machining.

VMC with twin-table changing design

The Vertical Center Nexus (VCN) 530C-II TT from Mazak features twin tables to increase a shop's manufacturing flexibility and provide cost effective processing of both smaller and larger, longer workpieces on the same machine.

End mills for multiple materials

Sandvik Coromant's new series of end mills for use in multiple materials is designed for high performance and secure machining in a variety of applications, component sizes, shapes and materials, reducing the requirement to change tools for every different operation.

High-capacity work changer for vertical machining centre

The VARIAXIS i-300 simultaneous five-axis vertical machining center from Mazak has received a boost in flexibility and efficiency with the addition of the VARIAXIS i-300 high-capacity auto work changer.

New warranty coverage for machine tools and controls

Okuma America Corp. has announced a new standard warranty programs for new machine tool purchases effective immediately.

Moulds, Made Quickly

by Kip Hanson

Still doing the three step mouldmaking dance? It might be time for a change. 

HMC for small aerospace parts production

The Makino a61nx-5E five axis HMC is designed for complex aluminum aerospace parts manufacturing. The machine features a pallet change system with operator-friendly part loading and unloading via a 45°mac pivot point

FIELD NOTES: Thinbit grooving insert

Product: Thinbit grooving insert
Supplier: Kaiser Tools
End User: MCI Solutions

Thread turning tool with precision over and under coolant

The CoroThread 266 thread turning tool from Sandvik Coromant features precision over and under coolant to improve process security and maximize efficiency.

Understanding the benefits of e-catalogs for accessing cutting tool data

In metalworking, the cutting tool e-catalog is firmly rooted as an effective and diversified source of vital information and creative possibilities. Will the e-catalog replace the paper catalog in the near future?

New geometry, grade combination for difficult to cut materials

Walter USA has introduced a new cutting geometry, the MS3, teamed with a new high tech grade, WSM01.

Platinum Tooling expands tool program for automatic lathes

Platinum Tooling Technologies is extending it product offering to the current Citizen tool program. 

Next gen boring tools for smoother machining

Sandvik Coromant has introduced its next generation of rough boring tools, which includes a Silent Tools solution.

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