Milling Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Machining Center combines milling and turning.

January 12, 2016

Featuring 137 x 118 in. footprint, Mikron MILL P 800 U ST provides 31.5 in. of X-travel, 800 rpm C-axis rotation speed, and max table load of 1,763 lb. System incorporates 20,000 rpm HSK T63 spindle and is capable of 4-axis simultaneous turning. Water-cooled torque motors on A- and C-axis ensure accuracy, while speed is optimized through axes’ 0.3-second clamp time in any position. With machine’s gantry concept, workpiece on 31.5 x 31.5 in. table is fully accessible without rotating table. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Carbide End Mills machine difficult materials.

January 12, 2016

Featuring 4-flute design with variable helix, variable pitch, and progressive rake angles, XPV Series is suited for roughing or finishing of titanium and other difficult materials. End mills also feature full eccentric relief, sharp or radius corners, and AlCrN coating. XPVS Series, offering same features as XPV Series, is suited for roughing or finishing steel and stainless alloys. Both produce smooth cuts at accelerated speeds and feeds. Standard cutting diameters range from 1/8–1 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

End Mills optimize side and pocket milling operations.

December 3, 2015

Developed for steel and stainless steel applications, CoroMill® Plura HFS End Mills utilize complete cutting length to achieve higher metal removal rate with small diameters compared to indexable milling and traditional milling strategies. Unequal helix flute design assures variable angular pitch in every axial section to maximize chatter-free material removal, while asymmetrical chip-breaker profile optimizes chip evacuation and minimizes risk of edge chipping and tool breakage. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Face Milling Tool targets automotive industry.

November 20, 2015

Featuring 8 edges, CoroMill® 425 optimizes metal removal rate and tool life in ISO K application area. Finishing tool is intended for face milling of cast materials, such as engine and cylinder components, axle housings, brake carriers, and crankcases made of GCI, NCI, and CGI materials. With patented setting system, tool offers precise insert positioning that facilitates set-up. Insert version with 25° entry angle and optimized chamfer minimizes breakouts and burr formation on workpiece. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid-Carbide End Mill features eccentric relief design.

November 11, 2015

With 7-flute, eccentric relief design, VariMill III ER is engineered for high metal removal and extended tool life in demanding workpiece materials, such as titanium and stainless steel. True finishing end mill can take up to 30% radial engagement, enabling high-speed machining in high-strength alloys. Coating and proprietary pre- and post-coat treatment optimizes cutting edge consistency, while SAFE-LOCK™ option by Haimer eliminates pull-out risk, making assembly more stable and concentric. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Shoulder Mill Platform provides true 90-degree walls.

October 19, 2015

Designed for low horsepower draw and free machining, VSM17 Platform provides cutters for shoulder milling, profiling, face milling, slotting, ramping, and helical/circular interpolation. Cutter bodies have integral chip gash design for chip evacuation along with hardened-steel construction and hardened pocket seats. VSM17 offers aggressive ramping capability up to 8.8° and max 0.642 in. depth of cut. With multiple corner radii and positive rake faces, inserts provide true 90° wall. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-Flute End Mills support high-speed and peel milling.

October 15, 2015

Available in diameters from .0375–1 in. with flute length up to 2.5 times diameter, 6-flute Models S638 and S638R take larger radial depths of cut as compared with 7- and 9-flute tools. AlTiN coating allows end mills to achieve long, predictable tool life in milling applications that involve high temperatures and abrasive workpiece materials, such as titanium and pH stainless steels. For smooth cutting and high surface finishes, variable indexing minimizes harmonics. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Milling Cutter System promotes machining versatility.

September 30, 2015

With M4792 slot drill, M4575 T-slot cutter, M4002 high-feed cutter, M4132 shoulder milling cutter, and M4574 chamfer cutter, M4000 milling cutter system enables users to tackle diverse machining operations. Insert system has single basic shape compatible with every M4000 body, allowing inserts to be used in all tools within M4000 range. Also available indexable inserts include grade with CVD coating, Tiger·tec® Silver grades, and PVD grades. There are also 4 geometries available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Molding Machine offers 7,000 rpm spindle speed.

September 18, 2015

Providing max feed speed of 40 m/min, Powermat 700 features Comfort Set operating concept. Settings can be made manually without tools, and optional machine space monitoring enables axes to be adjusted when machine is running. Smart touch function supports wireless connection between controls and tablet, while large front panel and LED lighting provide visibility, even when hood is closed. To minimize energy use, machine features optimized chip extraction and enlarged extraction hose diameter. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Octagon Finishing Face Mills are optimized for work on cast iron.

September 15, 2015

Built to produce flat surfaces on large cast iron components, Walter M2025/M2026 are equipped with 16-edged octagonal peripheral inserts and three 4-edged wiper inserts. Basic wiper insert shape is negative, while cutting edge geometry is positive. Convex edge wiper inserts ensure maximum surface quality, all inserts are precision ground, and cutter bodies, likewise, feature precision insert seats. Cutting edges can be changed rapidly due to wedge clamping of octagonal inserts. Read More

Portable Tools, Optics & Photonics, Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Milling Cutters work on lightweight materials.

September 14, 2015

For machining thermoplastics, OptiMill-Thermoplastic has sharpened cutting edges and chip discharge-optimized geometry. Diamond-coated OptiMill-Thermoplastic-FR, for machining fiber-reinforced thermoplastics, cuts fibers without burr formation. For milling fiber composite parts, OptiMill-Composite-UD diamond-coated end milling cutter eliminates delaminations and fiber projections. OptiMill-Honeycomb end milling cutter meets honeycomb machining demands with 8-bladed design and 15° helix angle. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Extrusion Mill targets aerospace industry.

August 27, 2015

Accommodating aluminum and carbon fiber parts, 2-chuck HHV Professional delivers optimized productivity, precision, and repeatability yet occupies small footprint. Machine excels at all shaped extrusions up to 6 x 10 in. cross sections, as well as stowage bin structures, floor beams, stringer clips and brackets, seat tracks, and fuselage floor grid components. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Orbital Thread Mills handle tough to machine materials.

August 7, 2015

Available in 2xD and 3xD models, Orbital Unified National Fine Thread Mills feature large shank diameters that promote vibration-free machining. Tough micrograin carbide construction with TiCN coating renders mills suitable for use with ISO material types P, M, K, N, S, and O. In addition, short overhang makes tools particularly suitable for machining of challenging materials such as ISO S alloys, materials of high tensile strength, and materials with spring back effect. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Software

CAM Software offers optimized collision checking.

July 15, 2015

With PowerMILL Robot 2015, manual and CNC programming of robots can be combined in single program. Software provides optimized collision checking, automatic avoidance of wrist singularities, and ability to generate robot programs from tape files produced in other CAM software. Users can duplicate in virtual environment teach-and-learn programming of robot for linking moves, which can then be integrated with cutting moves to provide complete sequence of operations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

End Mills support multiple operations.

May 1, 2015

Consisting of 2- and 4-flute versions in square-end, chamfered-edge, and ball-nose configurations, VariMill GP End Mills are suitable for roughing, semi-finishing, and finishing in variety of materials, including aluminum, steels, stainless steels, and cast irons. General purpose tools feature 30° helix angle and eccentric relief, which provide strong edges and stability. Thick TiAlN coating contributes to extended tool life across milling, ramping, and slotting operations. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Pharmaceutical-Grade Pin Mill reduces friable solids.

April 20, 2015

With infinitely variable rotor speed, Model CIM-18-S316 grinds friable powders, flakes, and granules into controlled particle sizes ranging from coarse to fine. Both outer and inner discs can swing away from unit on cantilevered arms, providing access to both sides of both discs and mill housing for cleaning and sanitizing. Constructed of 316 stainless steel, mill features sanitary butterfly valve on air intake, sanitary fittings at material intake and discharge, and wash-down-duty motor. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid End Mills quickly remove large amounts of metal.

February 27, 2015

In addition to heavy roughing, CoroMill® Plura Heavy Duty End Mills are suitable for shoulder milling, full slot milling, ramping and helical interpolation in steel and stainless steel as well as cast iron and heat-resistant materials. Flute shape assures effective chip evacuation when machining large depth of cut. Design also prevents re-cutting of chips and sudden tool breakage. One grade was developed for dry machining, while another grade handles large engagements in wet machining. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

End Mills suit machining of hi-temp alloys.

December 5, 2014

Featuring carbide core and 6 flutes with optimized rake and relief angles for maximum cutting engagement, INCONEX M8 Series is suitable for machining Inconel, Hastalloy, Waspalloy, and similar hi-temp alloys. All tools are made with corner radius to prevent chipping in strong metals. Designed to keep tools lubricated, AlCrNX coating protects cutting edges from intense heat generated in cutting zone. As added benefit, tools produce small chips that can be easily flushed from work zone. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Ion Beam Milling System is offered with VCT docking port.

December 2, 2014

Leica EM TIC 3X is available with docking port that enables transfer at vacuum/cryo conditions with Leica EM VCT100 system. Room-temperature or cryo sections can be taken up directly from ion beam milling system, loaded into vacuum cryo transfer (VCT) system, and transferred to next preparation step. System provides users with surface preparation of hard, soft, porous, heat-sensitive, brittle and/or heterogeneous material for microstructure analysis by means of SEM and AFM. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Micro Machining Center handles small, complex features.

November 21, 2014

With linear motor-driven controlled axes, rigid machine structure, 40,000 rpm spindle, and 3- or 5-axis capabilities, YASDA YMC 430 Ver II suits micro milling applications, including roughing to finishing on hardened steel and other hard materials, and has symmetrical, H-shaped column. X-Y table has linear guideways and linear motor drive; X/Y/Z travels are, respectively, 16.5, 11.8, and 9.8 in.; and table work surface measures 23.6 x 13.8 in. Automatic tool changer holds 32 tools. Read More