Cutting Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Butler Automatic SP1 Automatic Film Splicer Reduces Downtime in Medical Device Packaging

May 25, 2016

Splicer performs non-stop film changes in medical device packaging operations Middleborough, MA – Butler Automatic, the inventor and global leader of automatic splicing solutions, announces that its SP1 Series Automatic Film Splicer is ideally suited for medical device packaging applications. The SP1 Automatic Film Splicer increases efficiency in packaging operations by eliminating the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Heavy-Duty Milling Cutter aids large component machining.

May 23, 2016

Primarily intended for milling and boring machines, Walter BLAXX M3016 is compatible with ISO material groups P, M, and K and suited for such difficult applications as machining frames made from cast iron for large molds or housings for wind energy rotor hubs. Carbide axial stop and use of 4 grades of Tiger™·tec® Silver cutting tool material help optimize tool life and process reliability. Cutter is available with approach angle of 60° for 4.9–12.4 in. diameter range. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Semi-Con Cable Scoring Tool safely performs spiral and ring cuts.

May 23, 2016

In addition to concealed blade that reduces risk of lacerations to user, P2095 and P2096 are designed to eliminate damage to sensitive portions of cable. Enclosed blade, which does not leave surface of semi-con layer at any point during cable scoring to ensure cut is not compromised, rotates clockwise around cable for spiral cut and counterclockwise for ring cut. While P2095 scores .73–1.25 semi-con diameter cable, P2096 scores 1.25–1.55 semi-con diameter cable. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Indiana Evolution

May 20, 2016

A job shop in the Midwestern US State of Indiana cuts insert costs in half and triples tool life with Beyond Evolution™ grooving and cut-off tools from Kennametal. The Chip Breaking Effect: Direct delivery of cutting fluid to the work zone together with a variety of application-specific chipbreakers provides the Beyond Evolution™ grooving and cut-off system robust chip control while... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Solid Carbide Tooling offers optimized cutting, tool life.

May 20, 2016

With geometry, cutting speed, and tool life optimized for use on gray cast iron, ductile iron, and forged steel, Speed-Drill R4 is suited for use in producing automotive engine and chassis components. Corner radius design is tangential to drill point but non-tangential to diameter, and tooling options include standard drill and end mill programs for all material groups. Special tools include step drills, core drills, reamers, tapered drills, tapered reamers, and combination tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire EDMs are engineered for optimal pitch and form accuracy.

May 18, 2016

Used in large production runs of complex components, AgieCharmilles CUT X Series delivers pitch accuracy up to ±1.5 µm over areas up to 460 x 320 mm and form accuracy of ±1.5 µm. CNC ensures calibration that optimizes pitch and positioning accuracy, and optimal machining conditions for micro applications are achieved via multiple features as well as precision axes, short measurement loops, dual measurement on all axes, isolation of EDM area from heat sources, and submerged working area. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Machining Systems produce high accuracy parts.

May 17, 2016

Providing precise positioning capabilities that allow it to hold very tight part tolerances, AgieCharmilles CUT 2000 X Wire EDM eliminates pitch and positioning errors that would otherwise result in scrapped parts. Shops can achieve ±1.5 µm pitch accuracy over 340 x 240 mm. Mikron MILL X 600 U Milling Machines are designed specifically for production of high accuracy parts with concave and convex part surfaces, especially under high feed rate conditions. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Meet Jet Edge Industrial Water Jet Cutting Experts at Metalworking Manufacturing and Production Expo June 7 in Dartmouth, NS

May 13, 2016

Jet Edge Manufactures Waterjet Systems for Precision CNC Waterjet Cutting, Mobile Waterjet Cutting, UHP Surface Preparation, Cleaning ST. MICHAEL, Minn. – Meet with waterjet technology and metal fabrication experts from Jet Edge and Elliott-Matsuura Canada at the Metalworking Manufacturing Production Expo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7 at the Dartmouth Sportsplex in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. ... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX to Tout Engineering Benefits of Abrasive Waterjet Technology at IMTS

May 12, 2016

KENT, Wash. – OMAX Corporation will highlight how the company’s abrasive waterjet technology is engineered to provide successful cutting solutions to the manufacturing industry at IMTS 2016. OMAX will have live cutting demonstrations in booth N-6228 to showcase how quickly their JetMachining Centers produce high precision parts from virtually any material. Visitors can watch 3D and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-edge Milling Cutter features positive cutting action.

May 12, 2016

Featuring double-sided design with total of 14 cutting edges per insert, CoroMill® 745 is suited for face milling in large batch productions. Cutter offers 3 pitch versions: radially compensated MD pitch for when vibration is a factor, M pitch for general applications, and H pitch with higher number of teeth for higher productivity. Tilted insert positioning system in tip seat and heptagonal insert design keep inserts securely in pocket when mounting and create positive cutting action. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Face Grooving Tools operate as single or twin cutters.

May 4, 2016

Designed to fit large diameter Series 318 and Series 319 SW twin-cutter boring heads, Face Grooving Insert Holders can be used as single or twin cutter grooving tools for 2.087–118 in. diameters. Design allows for grooving depth up to .472 in., with minimum width of .079 in. and maximum of .375 in. Using boring tools as twin cutters, with simultaneous adjustment in radius and length, allows feed rate to be increased. Using cutters in diameter offset operation enables groove width up to .472 in. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Indexable Inserts, Grades enhance turning and milling options.

May 3, 2016

Designed for rough forging and castings, HR2 chip breaker features positive, stable geometry. Single-sided inserts are suited for working in steels, cast irons, and stainless steels. Also available, double-sided NMR chip breakers are designed for stainless steel operations. Wiper inserts W-FM and W-NM have positive front land for smooth machining. While T9226 grade suits heavy roughing and peeling operations, milling grade M6330 enhances DTMM work. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Five-Axis Fiber Laser System machines 3D parts.

April 29, 2016

Used to cut 3D formed or shaped parts, LT-FREE is capable of cutting, drilling, punching, and milling. Part does not move during operation; laser head's freedom of movement ensures flexibility and accuracy. Along with powers up to 5 kW, standard features include 59 x 39 in. table; respective x/y/z axis strokes of 116, 37, and 29 in.; and software used to create part programming in 3D graphical environment. Other features are available depending on HIGH FLEX, PIECE VALUE, or ENTRY LEVEL version. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita Releases the Next Generation 12V Max Lithium-Ion

April 28, 2016

New 12V max CXT™ is more compact with more comfort and capacity La Mirada, Calif. – Makita, a pioneer in cordless technology, has released the next generation of 12 volt with the 12V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion cordless tool series. Makita 12V max CXT™ features slide-style batteries so each tool’s handle is built with ergonomics in mind – not around the stem of a battery – for improved... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Pneumatic Saw precisely trims concrete pilings.

April 28, 2016

Featuring 14 in. fiberglass reinforced blade with 5 in. cutting depth, MILLHOG® Air Powered Saw mounts onto WrapTrack® System that clamps around 6–60 in. dia pile using stainless steel bands. Trolley mounts onto track and supports saw as it smoothly glides around on V-grooved, stainless steel wheels, and operator score cuts around piling to achieve clean, square cut before trimming without damaging reinforcing bars. This 3 hp saw operates on 90 psi shop air @ 80 cfm. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Ultrasonic Tool Head cuts composite and gasket materials.

April 25, 2016

Available for static table and conveyor systems, Ultrasonic tool head operates at 20,000 Hz (20,000 oscillations/sec) and is designed for cutting adhesive-backed, composite, or gasket type materials. Ultrasonic technology reduces blade gumming and friction between material and blade. While ultrasonic spindle has 3 in. stroke and is available with 30°, 45°, and 55° drag blades, dual heavy-duty tool spindles accommodate choice of up to two tools and have 3 in. stroke. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Metal Cutting Band Saws have dual-column, large-capacity design.

April 20, 2016

Continental Series™ dual-column, horizontal band saws includes DoALL DC-1100SA, which offers semi-automatic capacities on rectangles at 43.3 x 43.3 in., and DC-1700SA with rectangle capacity of 67 x 51.2 in. Both models meet high-production operations that do not require indexing or automatic cutting cycles. Eliminating manual pressuring or overloading of saw blade during cut by operator, feed system increases blade life and cutting accuracy. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Hammer Packaging Invests in the Future with a Mark Andy P7 and Rotoflex VLI

April 18, 2016

New additions expand its printing and converting capabilities St. Louis, Missouri, USA – Hammer Packaging, an established leader in labels and package decoration products, has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P7 press along with a Rotoflex VLI 440 finishing system. The new 17-inch, 10-color P7 press includes combination hot air drying/UV curing, a Mark Andy QCDC™ (Quick Change... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

AXYZ International to Exhibit at ISA Sign Expo 2016

April 18, 2016

BURLINGTON, Ontario - AXYZ International, a global CNC router and knife cutting systems manufacturer, will be exhibiting specially selected products and technologies at ISA Sign Expo 2016 on April 20-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Customers attending the Expo can learn about new hardware and software technologies, investigate new methods of sign and graphics... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Industrial Picosecond Lasers suit precision materials processing.

April 18, 2016

HyperRapid NX lasers include 1,064 nm output models with pulse energies as high as 250 µJ, typically with 10 psec pulse duration, at repetition rates up to 2 MHz. Supporting high-throughput processes, these models offer enough power for beam to be split to run multiple optical trains within one machine. High-power models are also available with output at 532 nm and 355 nm. All models feature integrated electronics as well as external control and triggering methods. Read More