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| If you do not understand the basics of toolholder balancing, you are probably spending more time and money than necessary trying to achieve a high level of balance. This article explains the effects of unbalance and when they are important, when to apply the best control strategy, and how different toolholder configurations perform as speeds increase. Read Full Story |
| If you have to work with heat resistant super alloys (HRSA), you probably know they can be difficult to machine. But with developments in machinery, equipment and above all in tool materials and new cutting processes, HRSA components now can be machined efficiently and economically. Read Full Story |
| These new solid carbide drills provide increased accuracy, extend tool life and improve productivity in machining heat resistant super alloys, especially in aerospace and industrial gas turbine applications. Read Full Story |
| These tiny drills are designed for small and medium-batch quantities and minimal holes per workpiece. Center drills, available in various diameters from 0.5 mm to 6 mm, center for small drilling diameters starting at 0.1 mm (0.003937 in.), while simultaneously performing a 90-degree or 120-degree chamfer. Read Full Story |
| If you need a clamping system that provides extra part clearance for applications that require continuous 5-axis cutting, look no further. This new low-profile 5-axis clamping system has a clamping height above the machine table of 100 mm (3.937 in.) and delivers a maximum clamping force of 8,992 lb (40 kN). Read Full Story |
| This new high-pressure coolant system offers improved chip control, increased cutting speed and extended tool life in difficult materials. The system harnesses the pressures to 1,100 psi in turning centers, vertical turning lathes and multi-task machines. Read Full Story |
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