Milling Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Universal Molding Machine uses existing tooling.

May 25, 2016

Using existing green sand or No-Bake tooling, UMM Universal Molding Machine is intended for typical jobbing foundry environment where production is variable and quantities can range from a few pieces to thousands. Machine is available in 1, 2, 4, and 6-station models with capacities from 12 x 12 4/4 to 60 x 60 36/36. Production rates up to 20 molds/hr with 2-station UMM are achieved with one operator. Up to 65 molds/hr with 6-station UMM can be achieved with 2–3 operators – all without rollover. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Horizontal Boring Mills target job shops.

May 25, 2016

Engineered for flat-floor installation, T-bed Boring Mills are configured with 22,000 lb capacity and 49.2 x 55.1 in. hydrostatic contouring rotary table. Models RT 130 and RT 155 feature 5.1 and 6.1 in. diameter gear-driven spindles, respectively, with up 2,493 lb-ft torque. X-Y-Z axis travels are 78.7, 59.1, and 63 in. with W-axis spindle travel of 29.5 in. Based on cast-iron structure, machines feature cross-braced column, linear scales, and electronically counterbalanced Y-axis headstock. 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

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Center handles workpieces up to 2,500 mm diameter.

May 17, 2016

Featuring bridge design with moving table and crossbeam, 5-axis Umill 1800 permits loading from top or front of machine. Portal-style system has working range of 2,150 mm on Y axis, 1,800 mm on X axis, and 1,250 mm in Z axis. Table can be dedicated to milling with rotation speed of 10 rpm and load capacity of 10 tons, or turning with speeds up to 250 rpm and load capacity of 5 tons. Rapid traverse is 60 m/min, and movement of table is carried out on 2 guideways size 65 with 3 trucks/guideway. 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

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, Software

VERICUT Helps Grade Turning and Milling SkillsUSA/NIMS Contest Submissions

May 3, 2016

Irvine, CA - CGTech will be on hand at the National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), June 21-23, 2016, to help grade multiple SkillsUSA/NIMS events related to Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining. CGTech will also be exhibiting its latest version of VERICUT software in Booth S149. More than 16,000 people - including students, teachers and business partners - will be participating... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide End Mills suit high-feed milling applications.

May 2, 2016

Available with 2-, 4-, and 5-flute options, respectively, AlTiN-coated SN 200R/400R/500R Series features defined radius that helps direct radial cutting pressure axially up into tool holder and spindle, increasing metal removal rates in deep pocket and long reach applications. SN200R offers cutting diameters from .063–.500 in. in 3xD, 5xD, and 7xD lengths, while SN400R spans .125–.500 in. in 3xD, 5xD, and 7xD lengths. SN500R ranges from .375–.500 in. in 3xD lengths. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Desktop CNC Tool uses standard 120 V power.

April 26, 2016

With 36 x 24 in. work area, ShopBot Desktop MAX can fit items such as guitars, chair and table parts, and cabinetry parts. Tool is used in prototyping and full production for cutting, carving, machining, and milling in wood, MDF, plastics, foams, and non-ferrous metals. Featuring dual-motor gantry design, tool offers 2 options for beds: aluminum deck or plenum with universal hold-down system, which eliminates need for screws, adhesives, or clamps for holding large sheet goods in place. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Brings High Productivity to MMTS 2016

April 4, 2016

Booth will spotlight high-speed milling, high-performance EDM and flexible automation LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., – Productivity-enhancing technology will dominate GF Machining Solutions’ presence in the Elliott-Matsuura booths at the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show in Montreal, Canada, May 16-18 at the Place Bonaventure. In booths 633, 647, 833 and 847, the company will highlight its... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Astro Machine Works adds new High Speed 5-Axis Gantry Machining Center for increased CNC Machining Capacity

March 30, 2016

Astro Machine Works adds new High Speed 5-Axis Gantry Machining Center for increased CNC Machining Capacity Astro Machine Works, Inc, located in Ephrata, PA, has added the APEC G3060 High Speed 5-Axis Gantry Mill  to keep up with demand and increase capacity in our machining area.  This machine is fast and precise, giving us the ability to machine very large parts.  Dimensions are 236”... Read More

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Spring News Letter

March 24, 2016

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Machinery & Machining Tools

High Feed Milling Cutter machines wide variety of materials.

March 24, 2016

Featuring 19° lead with positive axial inclination, Penta HF is capable of machining heat treated and difficult-to-machine steels, stainless steels, and Heat Resistant Super Alloys. Cutter has 5 cutting edge inserts, internal coolant on body for deep cavity milling/helical applications, and special surface finish for corrosion resistance and minimized wear. Product offers suitable option for lower horsepower applications with versatility of faster feeds and multi-material application. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Lab Attritor Mill Tanks feature replaceable bar grid.

March 23, 2016

Available for 01 and HD01 Lab Attritor models, optional tank design features replaceable bar grids and removable ball valve located under tank, facilitating discharge of slurry. Offered in both 750 cc and 1,400 cc sizes, tanks come in stainless steel or Tefzel-coated for metal-free applications. Water-jacketed, one-piece tanks will fit on all existing 01 and HD01 frames and are compatible with shafts, arms, and covers from those series of mills. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

High-Performance Solid Carbide Tool is suited for dynamic milling.

March 22, 2016

Designed for optimum performance on steel with secondary applications in stainless steel, Proto&bull;max&trade; ST Z-5 features 5 cutting edges and is available with wear-resistant TAZ coating. Design reduces risk of tool breakage and is available with Weldon shank configuration for secure clamping, with or without corner radius, and without reduced neck for greater stability by using maximum amount of carbide. Offered in 6&ndash;25 mm dia, this milling tool also has helix angle of 35°.<br /> Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Woodland Plastics Boosts Low-Tonnage Thermoset Molding With New Machine

March 21, 2016

Woodland Plastics Corporation, a custom thermoset molder in Addison, Ill., recently installed a new 88-ton Arburg ALLROUNDER thermoset molding machine in February, 2016.  The new Arburg machine provides injection and injection-compression molding of thermoset materials, including phenolics and bulk molding compounds (BMCs).  By investing in the 88-ton thermoset molding machine, Woodland... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Waste Handling Equipment

Sanitary Cone Mill processes sticky, moist, fragile materials.

March 21, 2016

Constructed of 304 or 316 stainless steel to sanitary standards, Kek-Gardner Model CM540 Sanitary Cone Mill delivers gentle, low-energy size reduction while achieving even particle distribution with minimal fines. This smooth, moderate action alleviates such problems as product build-up, dust, and heat generation. Conical screens are offered with apertures from 150 micron, for fine/dry de-agglomeration, up to 25 mm, including square and rectangular perforations, for wet granulation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Universal Hydraulic Toolholder can serve high-volume applications.

March 18, 2016

TENDO E compact, which eliminates use of different holder technologies for milling, drilling, and reaming, can safely transfer up to 520 Nm torque at 20 mm clamping diameter. With vibration damping and run out accuracy of <0.003 mm at 2.5 x D, this hydraulic expansion toolholder is applicable across rough milling to finish operations and protects machine spindle and cutting tool from damage. Common spindle connections are available, including HSK-A63, SK40, BT40, CAT40, and CAT50. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Software

New Eriez® Program Calculates Projected Savings for Customers Installing a Magnetic Mill Liner

March 9, 2016

Erie, PA – Eriez® is now offering customers the opportunity to quickly and easily discover the savings they can realize by installing a state-of-the-art Magnetic Mill Liner in their minerals, cement and other ball mill applications. Eriez experts gather relevant data from customers and rapidly return a computerized cost-savings projection. Upon request, Eriez also provides free plant audits... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Special Briney Dual Contact Cat50 Turning Toolholder Eliminates the Need for Customer to Re-Engineer Catalog of Lathe Stick Tools

March 9, 2016

Recently, Briney Tooling Systems worked closely with a manufacturer to develop a special Dual Contact CAT50 stick turning toolholder for an Okuma MacTurn 550 milling/turning center. The customer had some special turning stick tools that were 1.5-inches square and there was no standard for the lathe stick tools. Because Briney Tooling Systems is well-known for their custom and special toolholder... Read More