Attachments & Accessories

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hi-Power Milling Chuck features coolant pressure of 70 bar.

December 7, 2016

Slim HM chuck with peripheral coolant supply is designed for heavy cutting and milling applications. With nut diameter of 1.260 in. (32mm), unit exhibits runout accuracy of ten microns at 4xD. Offering CAT and BT interfaces chuck unit features 32mm straight shank design. Including 12mm cutters, 500” HMCJ accepts 3/8 in. and ¼ in. shanks and 12mm HMCJ accepts 10mm, 8mm and 6mm shanks. Device... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

RÖHM Power-Operated Chucks Deliver Secure Holding for Gear Grinding

November 30, 2016

SUWANEE, Ga., Nov. 28, 2016 – RÖHM Products of America now offers a powered external clamping chuck for gear surface face grinding. The KZF-S collet chuck is especially well suited for clamping gears/workpieces that have an external plane or gear teeth geometries accessible from the outside. Additionally, the chuck allows face and ID diameters to be turned or ground concentric to outer gear... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Xi-Plus Precision Ball Screws offers shaft diameter from 16-125 mm.

November 18, 2016

Xi-Plus Precision Ball Screws have been designed to reduce vibrations and noise due to their smoothly finished surface.  These precision ball screws feature  shaft diameters  between 16-125 mm. 

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

4X Models GSC510 and GSC110 for select Citizen Swiss machines.

November 13, 2016

Offering PCM Swiss made 4X high speed spindles, GSC510 and GSC110 from GenSwiss, provides better performance of micro drills, end mills and high speed thread milling tooling. Using planetary style gear system with low profile configuration, 4X models can be installed in Citizen A, L, M and L32 series machines. Product has good surface finishing with unique design to seal out oil and high... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Customized Chuck to the Rescue!

November 10, 2016

Island Park, NY... Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of precision workholding chucks. When a good customer required a chuck to hold parts to be mounted to a Studer Grinder for contour grinding into special cutting tools, they turned to Northfield for help. Northfield’s engineers customized their Model 650 chuck to use only one jaw for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

IRWIN Introduces an Updated Line of One-Handed Bar Clamps and a New Line of Clamping Accessories to Allow Users to

November 8, 2016

A Complete Line of One-Handed Bar Clamp Accessories

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 - IRWIN® Tools, a leading manufacturer of hand tools and power tool accessories, announces the launch of an updated line of One-Handed Bar Clamps (OHBC) and introduces a new line of clamping accessories. The new lines feature upgraded clamps for improved ease of use and a complete line of OHBC... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

ETCO Shines When it Comes to Custom Tooling with Superior Functionality

October 31, 2016

ETCO takes great pride in producing the highest quality, most efficient custom tooling in the marketplace. It is an important aspect of our commitment to provide our customers with a complete package of wire harness manufacturing related products and services. Our custom tooling design and engineering team is the best there is according to or customers, who repeatedly affirm that their... Read More

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... 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... 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... 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 Products & 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 (50... 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... 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