Dillon application specialists are available to assist with chuck and jaw selectionClick image to enlargeDillon Manufacturing’s full line-up of power chucks are ideal for new lathes or as replacement power chucks.

They are available in closed centre or open centre with standard or big bore centre holes. Choose two-jaw, three-jaw or four-jaw configurations, or quick change power chucks for fast changeovers.  Standard models are available from stock.  

Dillon application specialists are experienced in workholding requirements for many industries and are available to assist with chuck and jaw selection.

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A national focus on growing Canada’s medical technology manufacturing industry could mean big opportunities for supply chain demand

Cryogenic machining for aerospace manufacturing

5ME and Okuma have joined forces to demonstrate the advantages of cryogenic machining. The partnership will establish two cryo demonstration facilities, one at 5ME's Technical Center in Warren, MI, and the other at Okuma's Aerospace Center of Excellence in Charlotte, NC.

Industry 4.0 blade-to-machine data transfer

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Dedicated software tools for five axis machining

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by Kip Hanson photos by David Afriat

Quebec manufacturer Usinage DDR rejects the job shop status quo in favour of automation

1,400+ attend Swiss grinding event

For the third time, the United Grinding Group held the largest symposium in the international grinding machine industry from 21 to 23 May in Thun, Switzerland.

West Coast Wonder

Story by Kip Hanson  •  Images by Derek Ford

BC design and manufacturing company adopts a five axis machining strategy

Machine combines lathe, vertical, horizontal machining operations

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IMTS Spotlight: Multi-tasking for medium sized parts

Exhibitor: Mazak  Booth: S-8300

The Integrex j-200S multi-tasking machine is designed with twin turning spindles and a milling spindle for processing parts complete in a single setup.

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THE SOLUTION: A five axis CNC tool grinder

Coolant-proof calipers from Mitutoyo

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