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Kurt Machining Utilizes Live Tool Speed Increaser, Realizes 9X Tool Cost Savings in Less Than a Year
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Kurt Machining Utilizes Live Tool Speed Increaser, Realizes 9X Tool Cost Savings in Less Than a Year

Minnesota CNC shop uses Heimatec speed increaser to up RPM and feed rate; significantly reduces cycle time on aluminum engraving application Kurt Machining (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializes in providing precision CNC machined parts, using state-of-the-art technologies and up to 5-axis machining. Since 1952, this 110,000 sq. ft. shop has provided its customers in a variety of high-quality...

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AMF Marking and Cleaning Tools Now Available from Heimatec USA
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AMF Marking and Cleaning Tools Now Available from Heimatec USA

Andreas Maier products now offered by live tooling importer Heimatec Inc., the North American importer of precision live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, announces immediate availability of marking and cleaning tools from its European partner Andreas Maier, under the AMF brand. The announcement was made by the president of Heimatec Inc., Preben Hansen. “This development brings...

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Heimatec Offers Live Tools for New Haas BMT Turret
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Heimatec Offers Live Tools for New Haas BMT Turret

Market leader in live tooling can supply complete range of products for new Haas BMT Turret Heimatec, a market leader in live tooling for the North American machine tool industry, announced today that it has an extensive line of tooling available for the new Haas BMT turret. The line includes a variety of driven tools (axial and radial drilling & milling heads) as well as static tool holders....

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

New Tooling for Specific Turning Center Brands from Heimatec

Standard and custom styles available for Hyundai, Miyano and NakamuraÂ-  machine tools; offered for all tapers, including HSK and BT30; fixed and adjustable models; many in stock for immediate delivery  Heimatec, a world leader in live tools and multi-spindle drill heads, today announces immediate availability of live tooling for all popular models in the Hyundai, Miyano and Nakamura...

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Right-Angle Heads serve new applications with tool adapter.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Right-Angle Heads serve new applications with tool adapter.

U-tec® right-angle heads are available with U-tec flexible adapter system, which provides rigidity and quick-change capabilities for users performing deep hole drilling with extended tools. Flexible tool adapter system allowsÂ- standard ER output live tool to accept various adapters for different applications. With polygonal drive system that ensures power transmission stability and...

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BMT Tooling Now in Stock from Heimatic
Machinery & Machining Tools

BMT Tooling Now in Stock from Heimatic

Most standard products available from Chicago inventory Heimatec, a world leader in live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, today announces immediate availability of BMT (Base Mount Tooling) standard products from inventory at its Chicago-area headquarters for the North American market.Â-  In addition to standard X and Z axis tools, styles such as adjustable tools, speed...

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PMC-Colinet Streamlines Huge Pipe Keyway Machining with Unique Angle Head from Heimatec
Agricultural & Farming Products

PMC-Colinet Streamlines Huge Pipe Keyway Machining with Unique Angle Head from Heimatec

Ohio manufacturer of oil field equipment saves 184 hours on one high-precision cutting tool head made of Nitralloy® PMC-Colinet has a long history in the pipe and tube market, having started in 1912 and introduced the world's first carbide-tooled pipe threading machine in 1958.Â-  Today, the company is established as a primary supplier of machines to the OCTG sector.  ...

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Fixed and Adjustable Angle Heads come in range of taper styles.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Fixed and Adjustable Angle Heads come in range of taper styles.

Standard and custom angle heads, made from aluminum,Â- accommodate needs of machine tools and CNC machining center builders. Designed for heavy milling, deep drilling, and tapping operations, products feature twin or double twin sets of matched angular contact bearings plus rear radial support bearing for optimal stability. Hardened and ground gears with inclined teeth are...

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Kurt Machining Utilizes Live Tool Speed Increaser, Realizes 9X Tool Cost Savings in Less Than a Year
Mechanical Power Transmission

Kurt Machining Utilizes Live Tool Speed Increaser, Realizes 9X Tool Cost Savings in Less Than a Year

Minnesota CNC shop uses Heimatec speed increaser to up RPM and feed rate; significantly reduces cycle time on aluminum engraving application Kurt Machining (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializes in providing precision CNC machined parts, using state-of-the-art technologies and up to 5-axis machining. Since 1952, this 110,000 sq. ft. shop has provided its customers in a variety of high-quality...

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Platinum Tooling: a New Beginning for Preben Hansen

The following interview was conducted with Platinum Tooling’s President, Preben Hansen, at the company’s headquarters in Prospect Heights, Illinois. Hansen discusses the beginnings of Platinum Tooling, the transition period, changes, product lines and the future. When asked what motivated him to start the company, Hansen said that it was a natural progression and that “As we added...

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Company News

Platinum Tooling Now Represents Henninger

Platinum Tooling, the importer of live tools, angle heads, marking tools, Swiss tools and multiple spindle tools manufactured by various global suppliers, is now importing Henninger Speed Increasers for North America. The announcement was made by company president, Preben Hansen, at headquarters in Prospect Heights, Illinois, near Chicago. Henninger is a manufacturer of specialized equipment and...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Heimatec Inc. to Combine with Other Tooling Lines Under New Corporation, Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc.

Longtime tooling authority Preben Hansen to lead new company Heimatec Inc., a market leader in live tooling for the North American machine tool industry, announced today that it will become part of a new corporation, Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc. The announcement was made by the longtime president of Heimatec, Inc., Preben Hansen, who will lead the new company as its president and COO,...

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AMF Marking and Cleaning Tools Now Available from Heimatec USA
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AMF Marking and Cleaning Tools Now Available from Heimatec USA

Andreas Maier products now offered by live tooling importer Heimatec Inc., the North American importer of precision live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, announces immediate availability of marking and cleaning tools from its European partner Andreas Maier, under the AMF brand. The announcement was made by the president of Heimatec Inc., Preben Hansen. “This development brings...

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Heimatec Offers Live Tools for New Haas BMT Turret
Agricultural & Farming Products

Heimatec Offers Live Tools for New Haas BMT Turret

Market leader in live tooling can supply complete range of products for new Haas BMT Turret Heimatec, a market leader in live tooling for the North American machine tool industry, announced today that it has an extensive line of tooling available for the new Haas BMT turret. The line includes a variety of driven tools (axial and radial drilling & milling heads) as well as static tool holders....

Read More »
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

New Tooling for Specific Turning Center Brands from Heimatec

Standard and custom styles available for Hyundai, Miyano and NakamuraÂ-  machine tools; offered for all tapers, including HSK and BT30; fixed and adjustable models; many in stock for immediate delivery  Heimatec, a world leader in live tools and multi-spindle drill heads, today announces immediate availability of live tooling for all popular models in the Hyundai, Miyano and Nakamura...

Read More »
Right-Angle Heads serve new applications with tool adapter.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Right-Angle Heads serve new applications with tool adapter.

U-tec® right-angle heads are available with U-tec flexible adapter system, which provides rigidity and quick-change capabilities for users performing deep hole drilling with extended tools. Flexible tool adapter system allowsÂ- standard ER output live tool to accept various adapters for different applications. With polygonal drive system that ensures power transmission stability and...

Read More »
BMT Tooling Now in Stock from Heimatic
Machinery & Machining Tools

BMT Tooling Now in Stock from Heimatic

Most standard products available from Chicago inventory Heimatec, a world leader in live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, today announces immediate availability of BMT (Base Mount Tooling) standard products from inventory at its Chicago-area headquarters for the North American market.Â-  In addition to standard X and Z axis tools, styles such as adjustable tools, speed...

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