Attachments & Accessories

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

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak Canada to Feature New CNC at MMTS 2016

March 25, 2016

Multi-tasking and full 5-axis machines will demonstrate the power and capabilities of SmoothX FLORENCE, Ky. – At the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show, attendees will experience the power and capabilities of Mazak’s new MAZATROL SmoothX CNC demonstrated on the company’s INTEGREX i-200 Multi-Tasking Machine and on its full 5-axis VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL (VCU) 500A 5X Vertical... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Chuck eliminates pullout during heavy-duty milling.

March 18, 2016

As heavy-duty milling chuck with fully concentric clamping, BIG Daishowa Mega Perfect Grip eliminates concerns about end mill pullout under heavy torque loads when used with heat resistant super alloys (HRSAs). System, based around milling cutters with standard Weldon flat (ASME B94.19-1997), does not require special grinding or threading of milling cutter. Three key grip grooves in chuck body provide channels for high-volume coolant to reach cutter. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling/Drilling Chucks increase machining speed, tool life.

March 17, 2016

Optimized for concentricity (≤3 µm), machining speed, and tool life in milling and drilling applications, FPC Mill/ Drill Chucks feature 1:16 worm gear and deliver 3 tons of traction force. Design and body provide 100% holding power for maximum rigidity, while collet-cone assembly absorbs nearly all vibration for maximum dampening. While 3xD tool length promotes accuracy, transferable torque maximizes process reliability. Clamping force prevents possibility of pull-out for optimal safety. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak Florida Distributor Unbridled Technologies Hosts Grand Opening

March 1, 2016

New facility further intensifies sales, service and support for area customers FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak’s footprint in Florida continues to expand with the grand opening of a new Unbridled Technologies (U Tech) facility in Tampa. As an integral part of Mazak’s distribution network, Unbridled Technologies and its new technical center will give area customers easy access to even more... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

T-Rex Spindle Chews through Titanium at 33.1 in3/min in Aerospace Test

February 26, 2016

Giddings and Lewis HMC 1600 demonstrates industry's highest Ti metal removal rate for a single-spindle machine tool. FOND DU LAC, Wis. – The stiffness of a Giddings and Lewis HMC 1600, combined with the machine's potent 42.3 kN (9,500 lb) cutting thrust, provided an ideal platform for the high-torque T-Rex spindle to demonstrate the industry's highest titanium metal removal rate... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Right-Angle Head makes consistent horizontal holes/grooves.

February 26, 2016

Single-sided, right-angle head aggregate, designed to machine holes or grooves into workpiece edges horizontally, features material top-floating capacity that allows machining at consistent distance from top of workpiece. Product recognizes inconsistencies in material thickness as well as any waviness in overall workpiece; floating range of 8 mm allows for positive or negative travel of 4 mm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics

Bottle Gripper Head Solutions from ANVER Corp. Address Demanding Manufacturing Challenges

February 15, 2016

Pneumatic-Powered Bottling Pick-Up Grab Heads for Use with Major Lines of New or Replacement Bottling Machinery Hudson, MA – ANVER Corporation, a leader in vacuum handling technology, announces its line of pneumatic-powered bottling pick-up heads for robotic and automation equipment, utilizing inflatable bladders and pneumatically actuated mechanical grippers to gently grasp bottles from... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Special Briney Grinding Wheel Arbor Designed for Use on Grinder for Producing Shaped Bone Fragments for Surgical Grafting

January 22, 2016

Briney Tooling Systems is well-known for their custom and special toolholder design and build capabilities. They have a special design team in place that works daily with customer’s to design and build the special tools needed for a wide array of applications…that many times other toolholder manufacturers are unwilling to even attempt. Recently, Briney worked closely with a leading... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Power Spindle rotates up to 120,000 rpm.

January 20, 2016

With air-driven Model RBX12, existing machines can be upgraded to perform high-speed micro-machining in normal machining center. Spindle achieves variable rotational speed of 100,000–120,000 rpm, optimizing accuracy and surface finish. Ceramic ball bearings and AA-grade Mega Micro Collet guarantee 1 micron runout at collet nose, while .004 in. collapsibility assures near-perfect concentric clamping of micro-tool shank. RBX12 also minimizes thermal displacement in Z-axis for <.001 mm precision. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Solis Accumulator Delivers Stored Material to Converting Line

January 8, 2016

Double E Company utilizes advanced Siemens drive and motion control system to maintain integrated tension and material movement during roll changes, without the need for a separate PLC Double E Company LLC (Bridgewater, Massachusetts) supplies a wide range of solutions for web handling, as well as accessories for the paper, film and foil web converting and packaging industries.  In addition... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Collet Chucks reduce change-overs to 10 sec.

January 6, 2016

Promoting workholding productivity by reducing collet change-over time, Quick-Grip CNC Collet Chucks feature collets that have 1/16 in. gripping range that enables chucks to accommodate large workpiece diameter variations. Parallel grip keeps full length of each collet segment in constant contact with workpiece to maximize holding force, while short lengths optimize lathe's Z-axis capacity. Available in Pullback and Accu-Length styles, chucks offer accuracy guaranteed to 0.0002 in. TIR. Read More