Weekly Update 12/18/2008

Weekly Update 12/18/2008

December 18, 2008

Articles

Good news about high-pressure, high-velocity cooling
Here are tips on using high pressure, high velocity coolant to improve cutting. Read the full story here


Top plate allows access for machining
Working in conjunction with modular vacuum chucks, this new replaceable aluminum top plate covers the surface of a vacuum chuck to allow drilling through and milling around the periphery of workpieces without damaging the surface of chuck. Read the full story here


Indexable, adjustable drill shrinks cycle time
A heavy steel fabricator and flame cutting shop was supplying a customer with parts that had a hole that was flame cut in 2.250-in. thick A36 plate. When the fabricator’s customer asked the shoip to supply a finished part, the company was faced with machining the bore to finished size. Read the full story here


Bandsaw blades for cutting exotic materials
New bi-metal bandsaw blades can handle the high temperatures generated when cutting exotic alloys and tough materials. Read the full story here




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