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Haimer has introduced new Microset tool presetting machines.

The new machines reduce set up times by as much as 70 per cent, the company says, while also allowing customers to increase machine utilization by streamlining tool setting processes.

Equipped with easy to use software and designed with a thermally stable cast iron base, Microset enhances accuracy and process reliability from one operator to the next. They are industry 4.0-ready with post-processing capabilities and ± 2 μm repeatability. Other features include ‘Release-By-Touch’ with laser edgefinder, vacuum clamping, 1,000 tool data storage and an incident light.

Heimatec North American distributor for Tecnicraft Swiss Type tooling distributor

Heimatec has been named the North American distributor forTecnicraft, a manufacturer of collets and guide bushings for Swiss Type CNC lathes.

New angle grinder with 20% higher power

 

Industrial tool specialist, Fuji Air Tools, has launched a new powerful series of 7” angle grinders with 1800W/2.4hp output – 20% higher than alternative grinders in the same class.

Auto-Darkening Filters for Welding Helmets

Weldcote’s auto-darkening filters feature clear, true-colour blue, high-definition technology that enhances the visible spectrum for optimal clarity and reduced eye fatigue.


Intuitive display unit for linear scales

Mitutoyo Canada Inc.'s new KA-200 Counter is an updated display unit for linear scales with new features and functions that make it a good addition to manual machine retrofit packages, says the company.

Hardened felt polishing discs

Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced new Norton Rapid Polish felt polishing discs.

New tube cutting technology meets next gen production needs

By Geoff Shannon, Amada Miyachi America and David Van de Wall, Amada Miyachi Europe

Stents and tubes are used in countless medical devices and new ones are being added every day, fueled in part by the growth of minimally invasive surgery and the commonplace use of stents.

HSK turning for mill-turn centre

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. has expanded its turning tool line to include HSK-T63 for Mill-Turn Centres.

Low profile encoders reduce mounting time

Heidenhain’s next generation RENCO brand rotary encoders includes an upgraded R35i model and the R35iL low profile encoder, a successor to the RCML15. 

Modular heads for changeable end mill system

Tungaloy Corp. has expanded its TungMeister changeable-head endmill system. The latest addition involves a new modular head line of TungForce-Rec, miniature shoulder milling cutter series.

R0.0 corner radius inserts and modular heads

Tungaloy has added R0.0 corner radius inserts and a line of modular heads to TungForce-Rec, an indexable small diameter shoulder milling cutter series.

New laser tracker available in bundle offer

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence recently announced the launch of the Leica Absolute Tracker AT960-SR, a lower-budget addition to the AT960 range of laser trackers.

Achieving tool surface finish as low as 0.16 Ra

Highly polished flutes and gash surfaces improve chip evacuation and aid tool performance. The smoother surface enables swarf (or chips) to exit more freely, preventing chip packing and material build up during machining. ANCA has addressed this goal by equipping its rigid tool and cutter grinding machines with ANCA Motion’s LinX linear motor technology to provide manufacturers a new, higher level of quality tool-making capability, says the company.

Hot rolled high strength strip steel

SSAB has added to its 1100 MPa range of Strenx performance steels.

Automated skiving

Improved gear skiving for Haimer’s Microset VIO Linear tool presetters allows the user to find the correct point on the skiving tooth with repeatable accuracy.

Direct diode laser cutting

Mazak Optonics Corp. has introduced the Optiplex 3015 DDL 6kW direct diode laser cutting technology.

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