Milling Machines & Tools

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Star SU LLC and Neher Group form Agreement to Sell PCD tooling in North America

October 12, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — Star SU LLC and Neher DIA GmbH Co. KG have entered a joint venture partnership that appoints Star SU to sell Neher’s PCD tooling portfolio in North America.  The addition of Neher’s comprehensive line of diamond tools, including finish reamers, combination tools and PCD/CBN inserts, compliments Star SU’s current cutting tool offering to provide a full service... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automated 3D Milling Machine serves diverse applications.

September 30, 2016

Compatible with diverse resins and woods, MODELA MDX-50 offers machining area sized to accommodate larger models and mill multiple objects simultaneously. Automatic Tool Changer (ATC) is standard, and optional rotary axis unit can rotate work materials 360° for milling cylindrical objects as well as automating fabrication of 2-sided, 4-sided, and custom-angled items. Integrated control panel on front for control of spindle rotation and milling speed while monitoring machining conditions. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Software

Great Interest in Reducing Machining Times with HyperMILL® MAXX Machining

September 30, 2016

Chicago (US) – OPEN MIND Technologies USA looks back on a very successful appearance at IMTS. Visitors at the International Manufacturing Technology Show were dazzled by the hyperMILL® MAXX Machining performance package. Machining experts from a wide range of industries were impressed by the enormous time savings offered by the strategies for roughing, finishing and drilling. The 5 axis... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak Booth Draws Thousands at IMTS 2016

September 28, 2016

Company spotlights new advanced manufacturing systems and SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak hosted a record number of visitors through its booth during the six days of IMTS 2016, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 12-17. The company demonstrated over 20 highly advanced manufacturing cells and systems. Among these were its next-generation HYBRID Multi-Tasking... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Fullerton Offers Tooling for 5ME Cryogenic Systems

September 9, 2016

Agreement makes Fullerton Tool Company an authorized producer of BlueZone™ tooling, including end mills and drills, for cryogenic machining systems. Fullerton Tool Company is now an authorized manufacturer and distributor of 5ME’s BlueZone™ Cryogenic tooling, after the two companies finalized an agreement that includes sales and support for carbide end mills and drills designed for use... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Waste Handling Equipment

Filter Out the Fines with MPE's Precision Activated Carbon Gran-U-Lizer(TM)

September 8, 2016

CHICAGO, IL – As health and wellness initiatives towards clean, sustainable water continue to drive the science behind activated carbon filtering products, shifting trends towards finer particle sizes for more advanced water filtration have started to replace the more traditional loose carbon and cotton filters.  Modern Process Equipment Corporation (MPE) offers the latest in activated... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Exchangeable-Head Milling Cutters enable silent machining.

June 27, 2016

Suitable for machining operations in ISO P (steel) and ISO M (stainless steel), CoroMill® 316 Milling Cutters support high-feed face milling, slot milling, helical interpolation, shoulder milling, profile milling, and chamfer milling. Exchangeable heads allow users to easily and accurately switch between various operations, providing optimized radius variation, teeth frequency, geometry, and grade. Beyond steel and stainless steel, tools can also be used in ISO K and ISO S materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Advanced CNC Milling Solution to be Demonstrated at IMTS 2016

June 16, 2016

Naperville, IL — at IMTS, NUM will be demonstrating an exciting new development in CNC hardware and software technology that brings simple conversational style programming to CNC milling machines. This will be the first public showing of the new NUMmill control solution and is likely to be of  special interest to CNC milling machine manufacturers and control retrofitters. Available as a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-Axis Milling/Turning Machine integrates cryogenics.

June 16, 2016

Suited for processing aerospace components, VARIAXIS i-800T combines full 5-axis milling and turning with integrated liquid nitrogen cryogenics technology. This prevents detrimental white layers typically generated when machining parts from such materials as titanium, nickel, Invar, and other exotics. Able to be equipped with 80-tool magazine for continuous uninterrupted productivity and 10,000 rpm, CAT-50 spindle, machine offers trunnion-style tilting table and multi-tasking capability. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid-Carbide Thread Mills deliver strength, process reliability.

June 14, 2016

Suited for use in general-purpose machining applications, solid-carbide thread mills are used to produce Unified, National Pipe Tapered, and Metric thread forms. Available thread sizes, cutting diameters, cutting lengths, and shank diameters result in >100 different tooling options, and flute options also vary. AlCrN coating is standard, and optional coatings include TiN, TiCN, TiAIN, AlTiN, and CVD-diamond.

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Fidia Co. to Feature high-speed Milling Machine, Controls and Milling Heads at 2016 IMTS Show

June 13, 2016

Fidia Co. will feature a K199 high-speed 6 axis milling center with rotary table, C-40 vision numerical controls with integrated ViMill system and a variety of large milling heads at the 2016 IMTS Show in Booth No. S8880 in the South Hall of McCormick Place in Chicago, September 12-17, 2016. The K199 is Fidia’s most compact K series machine and represents the ideal solution for all small... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Stellar Success

June 6, 2016

Solid ceramic endmills from Kennametal help this aerospace job shop meet a critical delivery date. This solid ceramic endmill might feel like plastic in your hand, but its cutting performance in nickel-based alloys is often twenty times that of carbide tools. Most shops evaluate new cutting tools in an effort to reduce machining time, increase tool life, or improve part quality, and sometimes... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Seco Tools Engineered Solutions to Take Center Stage at IMTS 2016

June 1, 2016

TROY, Mich. – Seco Tools will spotlight its Engineered Solutions along with many other new tooling innovations at IMTS 2016 in booth W-1564. As a function of its Engineered Solutions division, Seco provides customers with competitively priced, fully engineered tooling solutions for their individual manufacturing needs. The company will exhibit several examples of these real-world Engineered... Read More

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