Tooling

Tooling

Magnetic End-of-Arm Tooling replaces vacuum cups.

Offered in Standard, Non-Rotating (NR), Destacking (DS), Double-Acting (DA), and Extra-Strong (ES) configurations, Transporter® LP magnetically transfers metal blanks, stampings, and parts in automatedÂ- applications. Rare Earth magnets positively hold part during transfer, even during unexpected loss of shop air. Designed to directly replace vacuum cups with minimal tooling...

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Benefits of Modular Tooling for Injection Molding
Molding Machinery Maintenance and Repair Services

Benefits of Modular Tooling for Injection Molding

When designing tools for injection molding there are many factors that encompass the effectiveness of the tool. Some of these include placement of injection points in respect to material flow, what type of gate to use, wall thickness, textures, and gripper bar design. ISC’s approach to tooling is modular tooling. Modular tooling enables the use of a mold body with interchangeable loader bars,...

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Miscellaneous Boards

General Plastics to Spotlight Latest High-Temperature Tooling and Thermoformable Foam Boards at AeroDef® Manufacturing

Polyurethane innovator will demonstrate high-performing, cost-effective tooling material alternatives TACOMA, Wash. – General Plastics Manufacturing Company will participate in the 2013 AeroDef Manufacturing conference and exposition March 19-21 in Long Beach, California – the premier technology showcase for the aerospace and defense manufacturing industry. The company will feature its...

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KS Tooling, Inc: Turning Vendor Consolidation into an Opportunity
Contract Manufacturing Services

KS Tooling, Inc: Turning Vendor Consolidation into an Opportunity

A number of manufacturers these days are seeing their business models shrinking, forcing them to do more with less people. Where there may have been fifteen procurement officers, there are now three. With a dramatically reduced staff looking at a list of hundreds of vendors who offer very similar services or products, there is plenty of opportunity to consolidate. In stratifying their lists, a...

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Machine Tool Runoff Cutting Titanium Confirms Advantages of 'Ultimate Tuned System'
Machine Spindles

Machine Tool Runoff Cutting Titanium Confirms Advantages of 'Ultimate Tuned System'

When it comes to sourcing capital equipment for machining specialty materials, many organizations would do well to remember the 10-speed bicycle analogy. People shop and buy a 10-speed bike for recreational or workout goals, but when riding rarely go beyond two or three of the most comfortable gears. Tour de France riders and other finely tuned athletes both size and operate all their components...

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Medical Manufacturing Turns to Hardinge SUPER-PRECISION® Gang-Tool Turning Center
Machining Centers

Medical Manufacturing Turns to Hardinge SUPER-PRECISION® Gang-Tool Turning Center

Medical part manufacturing continues to be a rapidly growing market due to the large population of aging baby boomers who are looking for improved quality of life". Demand is high for high-precision components for neurological, orthopeadic, spinal/bone fixation, dental implants, drug infusion, catheter connectors, optical, maxillofacial, micro/minimally invasive, surgical instruments and other...

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Bilsing Automation Tooling Saves Millions in Robot Investment
Fiber

Bilsing Automation Tooling Saves Millions in Robot Investment

Carbon fiber solution enables use of smaller payload equipment Clinton Township, MI - Bilsing Automation has recently proved out the value of its carbon fiber tooling solutions on a recent project where it saved an integrator over $2.7 million in robot investment by enabling use of smaller payload models. The project involved 18 robots that were unable to meet processing requirements when...

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REGO-FIX® PowRgrip® to Pack Precision and Performance at TECMA
Tool Holders

REGO-FIX® PowRgrip® to Pack Precision and Performance at TECMA

Toolholding system a great alternative to shrink-fit and hydraulic clamping solutions INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.- At TECMA 2013, taking place March 5-8 at the Expo Bancomer Sante Fe in Mexico City, the REGO-FIX powRgrip Toolholding Collet System will be on display in Stand No. 635. Visitors to the Stand, operated by EXSYS Tool, Inc., will experience how the system delivers superior run-out, maximum...

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KS Tooling Manufactures Its 50,000,000 SFP Cage Assembly
Electrical Enclosures

KS Tooling Manufactures Its 50,000,000 SFP Cage Assembly

A few weeks back we hit an exciting milestone here at KS Tooling: we manufactured our fifty-millionth SFP cage assembly. We've been producing SFP cage assemblies for seven years now, both single port and ganged cage assemblies in 1 x 2, 1 x 4 and 1 x 6 sizes. Along the way we've added many product line expansions in the form of application specific part numbers. What does this milestone...

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EXSYS Tool, Inc. to Spotlight Tooling System Innovations at TECMA 2013
Tool Holders

EXSYS Tool, Inc. to Spotlight Tooling System Innovations at TECMA 2013

SAN ANTONIO, Fla.- EXSYS Tool, Inc., a provider of high-precision toolholders and workholding equipment for lathes and machining centers, will showcase new advancements in live tooling, chucks, hydraulic cylinders, presses, face drivers and counterpoints from top brands, including EXSYS/EPPINGER, REGO-FIX and Kitagawa, at TECMA 2013 in Stand No. 635. From EXSYS/EPPINGER, TECMA attendees will...

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