Command Tooling Systems, Ramsey, Minn., (www.commandtool.com) says the short projection of its DR (ER)32 Shorty collet chucks allows users to maximize workpiece size. The collet chucks are designed for tools with shank diameters from 0.079 in. to...
Minitang high production T490 LNMX 0804 PN-R milling inserts from Iscar Metals Inc. (www.iscarmetals.com) have four, helical, 0.315-in.-long cutting edges with positive rake angles, and the tangentially clamped design of the company's larger...
Sp3 Diamond Technologies Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., (www.sp3inc.com) is making its Diatip freestanding diamond tool tips and tipping services available globally. Diatips feature pure diamond cutting surfaces and do not have binders that the...
Walter USA (www.walterag.com) has introduced Tiger-tec inserts in three grades (WPP10, WPP20 and WPP30) and eight ISO shapes that the company says are designed for rough and finish turning all types of steel. The inserts have goldcolored clearance...
The uses of robots are increasing worldwide
I quickly calculate proper tap-drill diameters using this simple formula. Tap-drill
diameter equals nominal diameter minus thread pitch.
Single and dual-axis collet indexers from Troyke Manufacuring Co., Cincinnati,
incorporate pneumatic collet closers with up to four spindles and 0-rpm to 50-rpm
expanding collets from Rovi Products Inc. hold parts internally when there are
no collet fixtures or actuators for lathes or mills.
Machining system improves oil-hole precision and optimizes crankshaft manufacturing.