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Machinery & Machining Tools

Miniature Ball Screws offer solution for pipetting systems.

October 21, 2016

Undergoing proprietary finishing process that removes micron-sized peaks on shaft raceway, optiSLITE Miniature Ball Screws deliver low friction torque for smooth running and optimized servo response. Units are available in standard lengths and nut designs with shaft diameters down to 5 mm and pitch down to 1 mm. Ball screws support delicate positioning in laboratory instrument applications, such as pipetting and dispensing. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

SCHUNK Hydraulic Expansion Toolholders

October 3, 2016

With more than 75,000 implemented, customer-specific solutions, SCHUNK has been developing and manufacturing hydraulic expansion toolholders and hydraulic expansion arbors for high-precision applications in milling, boring, turning, grinding, mounting, inspection, and balancing for over 35 years. With SCHUNK, you'll profit from the know-how of the world's largest supplier and the market... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spindle Tooling System features 4 ball tracks.

September 23, 2016

Capable of 38,000 rpm, 63 mm Model KM4X63™ features maximum bending moment of 1,548 lb-ft and, depending on machine, clamping force of 8,093–13,038 lb. Due to its inherently balanced design, product achieves out-of-the-box spindle speeds 30% greater than HSK, and nearly twice that of comparably-sized polygon-style toolholders. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

ROTA-S Flex Maximizes the Potential of Your Milling and Turning Machines

September 12, 2016

The ROTA-S flex is a highly flexible manual chuck for machining a wide variety of workpieces on milling and turning machines. The ROTA-S flex has all the same beneficial features as the tested and proven ROTA-S plus in addition to extended guideways, transforming it into a large, versatile, light-weight chuck. The weight of the ROTA-S flex is approximately 60% less than that of a conventional... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Accuracy-Optimized, Miniature Ball Screws feature smooth raceways.

September 8, 2016

To promote positioning performance in semiconductor, optics, medical instrument, and metrology applications, optiSLITE miniature ball screws feature low-friction torque for smooth running and accuracy. Finishing process, by removing micron-sized defects on shaft raceway, ultimately enables delivery of positioning accuracy required in precision applications. Shaft diameters are offered down to 5 mm, and pitch ranges down to 1 mm. Standard lengths and nut designs are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Ball Screws deliver quiet performance.

August 31, 2016

With smooth raceway surface, Xi-Plus Precision Ball Screws achieve quiet operation with minimized vibration. Products undergo proprietary finishing process that removes micron-sized defects on shaft raceway which are responsible for high pitched whistling and rough running characteristics. Featuring shaft diameter from 16–125 mm, ball screws offer dynamic delivery of linear motion with precision and longevity. All nut styles are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Catheter Forming Mandrels Durable, Non-Flaking and Pfoa-Free

August 25, 2016

A line of Teflon® coated mandrels that will not flake or crack during catheter fuse welding and tipping operations are free of PFOA (Perfluorooctanic acid) is available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, Massachusetts. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Grey Forming Mandrels feature a proprietary surface preparation process and a PFOA-free coating that will not flake, peel, or... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Vision Systems

Mate Precision Tooling Brings One Source Fabricating Solutions to FABTECH Las Vegas 2016, Booth C36069

August 22, 2016

See Mate’s New Ultra® QCT™ Quick Change Tooling, CleanBend™ Press Brake Tooling, One-Micron Fiber Laser Lenses And Much MORE… Anoka, Minnesota: FABTECH Las Vegas begins at the Mate Precision Tooling exhibit at Booth C36069 in Las Vegas, Nevada November 16 -18. See Mate’s greatly expanded One Source Fabricating Solutions -- new Ultra® QCT™ Quick Change Tooling, CleanBend™ Press... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Heavy Duty Machining - but Safe

August 11, 2016

The importance of the tool holder is still understated, especially when it comes to roughing and heavy duty machining. Metal removal rates in these types of processes are absolutely crucial for the productivity of the machining operation. By using special shrink fit chucks with drive pins and spiral grooves in the tool shank it is now possible to perform high-feed full slotting of up to 2 x D... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

ZPS America Provides Advanced Multi-Spindle Machine Technology to Mitchel & Scott for High-Production Automotive Work

August 2, 2016

Machine tool builder supplies equipment with standard CNC and PLC motion control on machines and bar feeders; reduces downtime to near-zero ZPS America (Indianapolis, IN) is a builder of multi-spindle machine tools, as the North American arm of the Tajmac Group in the Czech Republic.  Headed by co-owner and president Olaf Tessarzyk, the company has supplied customers with high-production... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ball Screws operate with linear actuators.

August 2, 2016

Offered in wide range of diameter, leads, and nut configurations, Ball Screws are specifically engineered for low duty cycle applications of linear actuators. Units feature dynamic load capacity up to 1,400 kN and may be specified up to 100% of DLC. Rolled versions are also available upon request. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Miniature Metric Ball Screws offer 3 interface styles.

July 27, 2016

Offering flanged, threaded, and rounded interface styles, Miniature Metric Precision Ball Screws provide customers options when designing small-space applications. Multi-liner ball return system delivers smooth operation and increased load capacity. Available in standardized diameters from 6–14 mm, products are suited for laboratory, medical, and mechatronics components. Flexible ball nut mounting configurations and rapid prototyping are available as options. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Steinmeyer to Attend IMTS 2016 McCormick Place (Sep. 12-17)

July 22, 2016

Burlington, MA, USA, July 20, 2016 - Steinmeyer, the world’s premiere manufacturer of precision ground ball screws, announces its participation in the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show, Booth NC-467at McCormick Place in Chicago, from September 12-17. Company executives and engineers will be on-hand to discuss Steinmeyer’s large portfolio of ball screws, including: Miniature... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pneumatic Power Chuck offers accelerated clamping.

July 18, 2016

Self-contained ROTA TB2, used for machining rods and pipes, is available with through-hole of up to 560 mm. With air pressure of 6 bar, it is possible to achieve clamping forces of up to 280 kN. Base jaw guidance is equipped with seal to prevent penetration of contamination, and base jaws are optimized for minimal loss of centrifugal force. Sizes from 470–1,000 mm with bore diameters from 185–560 mm are available.Lubrication system ensures constant clamping forces.
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Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Local Manufacturing of Thomson FSI Style Metric Precision Ball Screws Leads to Faster Delivery Times

July 14, 2016

RADFORD, VA – Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has further enhanced its customer offerings in North America by utilizing its domestic manufacturing facilities to deliver high-quality, German-engineered metric ball screws with shorter lead times. As only two percent of all metric ball screws sold in North America are manufactured... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Royal CNC Expanding Mandrels meets diverse applications' needs.

June 29, 2016

With their modular design, CNC Expanding Mandrels cover 0.5–2.5 in. standard gripping range; options are available up to 25 in. This ID workholding system features sleeves that offer parallel expansion for maximum rigidity, and accuracy is ensured to 0.0005 in. TIR. Multiple mount styles and custom-machined drawtube connectors ensure simple, turnkey mounting on both main and subspindle applications. As alternative to gripping finished surface, ID gripping reduces risk of part damage. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Singular Chuck features 2 sets of flexing jaws.

June 24, 2016

Customized Model 650 chuck features 2 sets of flexing jaws that are hardened and ground as well as wire cut to allow compensation for out of round parts. Hardened and ground stop locates part axially, and second set of jaws and stop grip small bore (.750 dia) and pull part onto hard stop. This ensures part is properly seated. To keep chips out, slots are filled with rubber. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Accuracy, 3-Jaw Chuck has side-loading design.

May 24, 2016

Balanced by 2 weights, Model 620 chuck is side loaded between jaws as necessitated by part geometry and needs to rest on small boss at end of slot. This 6 in. dia, 3-jaw chuck with 1 in. dia counterbore (hidden) also features sub-jaws and inserts. When removed and re-installed, changeable insert stop pads repeat to 1/10,000 TIR. Accuracies range from 0.001–0.00001 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

BENZ IMTS Booth to Feature Advanced German-Engineered Tooling Products

May 19, 2016

HICKORY, N.C. — BENZ Inc. will present several tooling systems during IMTS 2016 (International Manufacturing Technology Show), September 12–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Showing in Booth W-2445, BENZ will feature its LinA broaching tools, crown gear technology for heavy-duty machining, adjustable angle heads for machining difficult angles, and production-enhancing modular quick-change... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

ROHM to Feature Workholding Technologies that Maximize Machine Time at IMTS

May 10, 2016

SUWANEE, Ga. – At IMTS 2016 in booth W-2528, Röhm Products of America will show its strength as a one-stop clamping and gripping supplier by presenting a wide range of workholding innovations. Among the products on display will be two of the company’s newest solutions that fulfill industry demands for increased efficiency, ergonomics, weight reduction and convenience. Manufacturers in... Read More