Machinery & Machining Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

EDM Machine targets micro moldmaking applications.

November 10, 2006

Die sinking ROBOFORM 350 MicroTEC incorporates discharge circuitry that enables EDM power to be modulated, maximizing material removal while allowing reduced electrode undersize of less than or equal to 0.0002 in. Double thermostabilization system prevents impact of temperature variations, while Accura-C C-axis ensures positioning accuracy down to 3.6 arc sec. DPControl suggests ideal electrode undersize and rationalizes number of electrodes necessary for effective machining. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

VMC achieves roundness of 1.59 µm in contouring.

November 10, 2006

Mid-size NV6000 DCG(TM) features DCG (Driven at the Center of Gravity) technology, whereby net driving force acts through center of axis for optimal surface finish and contouring accuracy. Machine provides X, Y, Z axis travels of 35.4, 23.6, and 17.7 in., respectively, with rapid traverse rate of 787.4 ipm for all axes. No. 40 taper spindle achieves max speed of 12,000 rpm, with 20,000 rpm optionally available. Five ball screws minimize vibration without sacrificing speed for accuracy. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Balancing Machine offers lightweight Swiss precision.

November 10, 2006

REGO-FIX® BMT 200 balancing machine utilizes soft bearing technology spindle design that measures vibrations caused by imbalance and also permits different calibration for each tool set-up. Weighing less than 90 lb, machine allows balancing of most toolholder taper styles and sizes. Standard balancing methods are offered, including gram, angular, drilling radial, drilling axial, milling, and fixed positioning. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Inserts are intended for cast iron milling operations.

November 9, 2006

Suited for machining nodular cast iron and wet cast iron, Model GC1020 has PVD coating that improves cutting speeds and wear resistance for reliability in unstable conditions. Model GC3220 has thick protective coating that helps dry machining of grey cast iron, and is designed for shoulder milling and face milling. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Chip/Coolant Shields are OSHA compliant.

November 9, 2006

Portable Shields can be used on metalworking and woodworking machinery such as milling machines, drill presses, lathes, and any other machines that need hand-held or attached shield to safeguard personnel from point-of-operation hazards as well as flying chips, sparks, and coolant. Shields comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.212 and applicable ANSI B11-series safety standards for machine tools. All are furnished with storage hook and fasteners. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Parts Handling System makes stacks of different components.

November 9, 2006

Utilizing Feedscape(TM) I.D. feeding technology in conjunction with MS Series(TM) Indexer, VERSA-STACK lets users create stacks of various sub-assemblies. Feedscape isolates and feeds each component directly from bowl feeder or spring feeder, and guides them on series of indexing pins positioned on outer edge of indexer dial plate. Once stack is complete, escapement deposits stack to final fixture, pick-and-place unit, or robot. Each stack arrangement can be different from previous one. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products

Locating Rails facilitate fixture building.

November 8, 2006

Available in variety of sizes and lengths, low-carbon, precision ground Locating Rails include mounting holes and socket head cap screws. Users mill slot in fixture plate to locate rail and drill and tap mounting holes. Height of rails can be adjusted by depth of slot. Steps can be machined on rails to hold work piece above fixture plate, or radius can be machined to match contour on machinable clamps for irregular shaped parts. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Shaft Collars withstand high temperatures.

November 7, 2006

Featuring 1 and 2 piece clamp-style construction, High Temperature Shaft Collars are manufactured from variety of alloys such as Type 330 Stainless for service up to 2,250ºF. Customized to sizes from ½-10 in. ID, collars suit drive systems, conveyors, mixers, test fixtures, and other applications. Product incorporates features such as threaded, square, or hexagonal bores, and mounting holes on face or OD. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Rotary Draw Bender features 2-speed gear box.

November 7, 2006

Model TB76 produces repeatable bends, without mandrel, to centerline radii as tight as 2x material diameter in tube, pipe, and profiles to 3 in. capacity. Heavy-duty, 2-speed gear box accommodates work piece centerline bend radii up to 15 in., while programmable control with digital display stores 10 individual programs with 9 separate bend angle and material spring back values in each program. Tooling mounts to hex shaft for quick setup and changeover. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Machining Centers suit large mold manufacturing.

November 7, 2006

High-speed Models V99 and V99L help minimize benchwork and post-production polishing on large die and mold work. With 70.8 x 39.4 in. worktable, Model V99 features X, Y, Z axes of 59 x 39.4 x 31.5 in., while Model V99L provides X, Y, Z axes of 78.7 x 39.4 x 31.5 in. with 90.5 x 39.4 in. worktable. Machines offer rapid traverse and cutting feedrates of 787 ipm and come with #40 taper 20,000 rpm or #50 taper 12,000 rpm spindle. Both are equipped with Professional 5 Control utilizing Windows CE(TM). Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric Grinders produce 1,500 W of power.

November 7, 2006

Comprised of 5 models with various speed ranges, K-Series features low-noise gears and abrasion-resistant carbon brushes. Constant ventilation shaft across units enables constant volume flow, while air gap and outer diameter of stator are cooled evenly. Digitally constructed, steady power electronics regulate engine speed and keep speed constant even under high loads. Starting current limitation, overload protection, and warm restart protection are provided. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

Draft 802.11n Wireless Router meets small business needs.

November 7, 2006

Powered by Ubicom's StreamEngine(TM) technology, D-Link Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655) and accompanying Xtreme N desktop (DWA-552) and notebook (DWA-652) adapters help optimize wireless network performance. Router uses Draft 802.11n wireless technology and incorporates Intelligent Wireless QoS Technology, automatically prioritizing high-bandwidth, latency-sensitive wireless data traffic. Additionally, router comes with Gigabit LAN and WAN ports. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Shot Blaster removes rust and scales from exterior surfaces.

November 6, 2006

Utilizing six 15 hp VC-1 direct driven center-fed blast wheels for cleaning, Model RT 9616-SP is used for exterior surfaces of plates up to 8 ft wide and 3 in. high and structurals up to 16 in. wide and 24 in. high. Dual direction, powered roller table conveyor system features variable travel speeds ranging from 1-20 fpm. Variable feed rate can be adjusted to provide surface finishes ranging from SSPC-7 brush off finish to SSPC-5 white finish. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Small Angle Grinders offer extended life.

November 6, 2006

Comprised of 4½, 5, and 6 in. models, 1800 Series features optimized motor commutator and brush system, which minimizes heat buildup. Select models incorporate channels at top, bottom, and sides to keep dust and debris from contaminating inner workings of tool. Pulling clean air from back of tool as opposed to front, channels direct airflow where it is needed most for maximum motor cooling. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Depressed Center Wheels suit right angle grinders.

November 6, 2006

Engineered with soft N-grade bond for high stock removal, Fast Cut Series Type 27 Depressed Center Wheels are ¼ in. thick, single-grain grinding wheels made from aluminum oxide. Units are available in 4, 4 ½, 5, 7, and 9 in. diameters with 5/8, 7/8, or 5/8-11 in. arbor hole. Carton quantities range from 10 to 25. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Dado Blade Sets suit table and radial arm saws.

November 6, 2006

Precision Dado Sets feature precision matched blades roll- and hammer-tensioned by hand. Blade bodies are laser cut from nickel-alloy steel, then ground and hardened to Rockwell 42-44C, while arbors are honed to .0007 in. tolerance. Carbide teeth feature tri-metal brazing and are CNC sharpened with diamond wheels. Each set includes 2 outside blades, one ¼ in. chipper, two 1/8 in. chippers, one 1/16 in. chipper, shim set for incremental adjustments, and carrying case. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin Spindle Blast System features automated operation.

November 6, 2006

Measuring 42 x 30 x 75 in., twin spindle RSSA-6 blast cabinet employs 2 side-by-side spindles for pressure cleaning or surface preparation of IDs and ODs of cylindrical components. Each spindle is topped with mini-turntable fixture that secures component during processing, and 2 pressure-blast nozzles traverse vertically to provide thorough coverage of full part height. Programmed blasting routine is followed by automatic blow-off and media recharge cycles. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC EDM Drill produces clean, small holes.

November 3, 2006

Suited for diverse applications, Model ED-2000NC features 5-axis design with C-axis ranges from 50-800 rpm. PLC and Motion Control System with 2-axis linear scales includes touch-screen with manual drive, positioning, e-conditioning, and program editing screens. Machine options include automatic 8-position electrode changer with auto-length sensing and tilt and rotary indexing for multi-angle hole applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cutter provides 72,000 cut sheets per hr.

November 2, 2006

Utilizing servo-powered technology to speed mailstream operations, Model HPI-72C performs 2-up continuous roll-fed or fan-folded applications and can be integrated with APS(TM) Advanced Productivity Series and FPS(TM) Flexible Productivity Series inserting systems. Suitable for mail operations with high page count applications, cutter's fast-motion control allows input to process odd-page-count accumulations without throughput degradation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flanged Chucks hold shanks of gun drills and gun reamers.

November 2, 2006

Offered in 31 sizes, Smith Grip(TM) Chuck Line includes chucks with 0.0002 in. runout at 4 in. from holder face. Units offer heavy-duty gripping by hand tightening with 90% contact with tool shank, and ability to handle high-pressure coolant. Available with ID clamping ranges from .380-2.580 in., chucks have 4-6 mounting screws in bolt circle around flange. Four tuning screws mounted around periphery of flange OD provide for zeroing-out of concentricity. Read More