Chevalier's Smart Grind machines available from Heinman Machinery in CanadaClick image to enlarge

The Chevalier Smart-III series of multi-function CNC surface grinders available in Canada from Heinman Machinery, are capable of producing high accurate micro finishes of 5 RMS or better.

Positioning accuracy ranges from 0.004 mm (0.00015 in.) to 0.005 mm (0.00023 in.) with a repeatability of 0.003mm (0.00012 in.) to 0.006 mm (0.00023 in.).

The machine's movements are programmable in increments of 0.001 mm (0.0001 in.). The machine is equipped with the company's new control and TaskLink feature, which has the capability to take different conversational programs and link them together to grind almost anything, says Chevalier.

The 12 machines in the series feature a spindle motor up to 18 kW (25 hp) and table size up to 600 x 2,000 mm (24 x 89 in.).

Gold insert line extended

Walter has announced several extensions to its Tiger·tec Gold inserts.

Multi-axis calibrator

Renishaw’s new XM-60 multi-axis calibrator is capable of measuring all six degrees of freedom from a single set-up, in any orientation for linear axes. The XM-60 offers significant improvement in simplicity and time saving over conventional laser measurement techniques.

3 axis profile centre for contour machining

The new Mitsui Seiki PJ812 Precision Profile Center is a three axis CNC vertical jig mill engineered to perform high-precision contour machining and ultra precise boring of components with critical tolerances. It is ideal for processing parts for the mold and die, optical, aerospace and medical industries.

Desktop resistance weld checker

Amada Miyachi America has announced the new MM-400A desktop resistance weld checker.

Equator gauging system for larger parts

The new Equator 500 gauging system has been introduced by Renishaw.

Swing ear sets for easier part removal

Wilson Tool International has developed swing ear sets for easier part removal.

Press brake tooling for most press brakes

Bystronic’s press brake technology is available in virtually any press brake you currently use with its extended line of press brake tooling, claims the company.

Carbide burs improve surface finish

ALU/NF CUT line of carbide burs from PFERD brings new levels of machining performance particularly to aluminum applications, says the company.

Shorter cycle times

Mazak's Horizontal Center Nexus (HCN) 4000-III horizontal machining centre has undergone changes to enhance performance and help customers improve productivity.

Enhanced weld cleaning for MIG, spot welding

Walter Surface Technologies has launched its new Surfox 205 and Surfox Mini TIG and spot weld cleaning systems.

Makino HQSF sinker EDM

Product: Makino HQSF sinker EDM
End User: Lens Tool & Mould

Lens Tool & Mould, a 12,000 sq ft machine shop in Windsor, ON, that specializes in manufacturing challenging lens moulds, has been in operation since 1965, when Frank Godinek formed the business. In 2004, the company brought its outsourced EDM machining in-house and within a few years, its solidified its reputation as a leader in EDM fine finishing of lens moulds.

TIG welding through a keyhole

The K-TIG 1000 Evolve II is a unique approach to TIG welding that opens and manages a full-penetration “keyhole” through the joint.

Cordless and corded brushless grinders

DEWALT has introduced a total of 15 new cordless and corded brushless grinders.

Twin turret grinder with unique configuration

Fives has launched its newest grinder series, the Landis Twin Turret (LTT) second generation machines designed for grinding challenging materials and geometries.

Automation cell for turning centers

Index has announced that its iXcenter automation cell is now available with its C Series turning centers.

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