Machine tooling orders are on an uptick, indicating production is, too. The increase in parts means an increase in burrs, and we visited a manufacturer of automated deburring machines to see how they work.
In a sign of U.S. manufacturing sector expansion, cutting tool consumption rose +13.2%, now up 8.0% YTD
Machine shops and other manufacturers’ capital equipment purchases increased for the third consecutive month, to $428.32 million.
Controlling different types and sizes of tools and magazines, at max. speed and max. feed rate — and tool life can be monitored over time, by wear amount or by the number of operations.