Service center shipments correspond to a substantial volume of the metals consumed by machine shops and fabricators and the activities at those operations reflect the state of industrial activity in the North America
U.S. Machine Tool Orders Drop Again, Outlook Dims
IMTS Helped Launch a Secondary Growth Phase for Alumalloy
Alumalloy Metalcasting Co has 104 employees in an 110000sqftuarefoot foundry and machine shop supplying aluminum cast parts and finished subassemblies to global manufacturers of heavy trucks autos and industrial equipment Secondary machining generates 40 of its revenue
Kennametalrsquos full ceramic end mills operate at spindle speeds up to 10 times faster than carbide and provide far greater tool life
New Technologies for Automation, Connectivity, and Precision, at IMTS 2016
Despite its advantages to component designers titanium is notoriously difficult to machine And the difficulties presented in machining the material itself also negatively impact tool life
New Technologies for More Efficient Machine Shop Operations, at IMTS 2016
The 5ME cryogenic machining technology transmits liquid nitrogen through a spindleturret and directly to the cutting edge at 321degF
The gear hobbing machine uses a NUM FS152i operator panel with a customdeveloped HMI