Manage managers remote workers on a micro scale

Image: Sandvik Coromant GmbH
Image: Sandvik Coromant GmbH

End mill series expanded

May 18, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

Sandvik Coromant is expanding the CoroMill Plura HFS series of end mills for high-feed side milling with tools in size 5xD.

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Image: Hartmetall-Werkzeugfabrik Paul Horn GmbH - Nico Sauermann
Image: Hartmetall-Werkzeugfabrik Paul Horn GmbH - Nico Sauermann

Product range for slot and parting milling expanded

May 17, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

The Paul Horn company from Tübingen is responding to the requirements of its users with the expansion of the portfolio for parting and slot milling.

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Combination of lathe and robot solution

May 17, 2021 | Machine tools

To make it easier for companies of all sizes to use automated manufacturing solutions, Okuma, based in Krefeld, Germany, is now offering a new combination of lathe and robot system.

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Image: C.R.M. di Mazzoccato Arturo & Figli s.r.l.
Image: C.R.M. di Mazzoccato Arturo & Figli s.r.l.

Combination tools increase flexibility and production efficiency

May 15, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

In today's increasingly dynamic and global market environment, it is of crucial importance for companies to react flexibly and quickly to inquiries - even with small batch sizes.

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Image: COSCOM Computer GmbH
Image: COSCOM Computer GmbH

From CAD / CAM user to process designer

May 12, 2021 | software

CAD / CAM systems are often still defined by the classic NC technical requirements of the past. It is often overlooked that this is the main instrument of an important 'process designer' in CNC production - because the CAD / CAM user has a decisive influence on the commercial success of a manufacturing company. The digitization specialist in machining production Coscom has recognized this development in CAD / CAM programming and is following the trend of the process-oriented CAD / CAM system with its ProfiCAM VM solution.

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Parting off to save material

May 11, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

Iscar has developed the new Swissgrip line for the material-saving parting off of small parts on long and multi-spindle lathes with small machine rooms.

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Image: Ophir Spiricon Europe GmbH - MKS Instruments
Image: Ophir Spiricon Europe GmbH - MKS Instruments

Automated laser measurement

May 8, 2021 | measuring technology

With Ophir Helios Plus, MKS Instruments presents a new version of its industrial Ophir Helios power meter for high-power lasers.

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Image: Hahn + Kolb Werkzeuge GmbH
Image: Hahn + Kolb Werkzeuge GmbH

Everything at a glance - practical and individual

May 6, 2021 | measuring technology

With HK-Inspect, equipment requiring inspection can be managed easily and transparently.

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Image: CT CoreTechnologie GmbH
Image: CT CoreTechnologie GmbH

3D printing software with new features

May 4, 2021 | software

CoreTechnologie presents version 1.3 of the 4D_Additive software.

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Image: Vargus Germany GmbH
Image: Vargus Germany GmbH

Modular screw-in milling cutters

May 2, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

Vargus, manufacturer of the Vardex TMSD line for thread milling in deep bores, is expanding its versatile tool holders.

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Image: Mitutoyo Germany GmbH
Image: Mitutoyo Germany GmbH

Non-contact high-speed form measurement

May 1, 2021 | measuring technology

With the Roundtracer Flash, Mitutoyo is launching an optical measuring system in which the measuring range is achieved by cascading several fixed 2D cameras. Images are recorded by different sensors and then merged into just one workpiece image - without breaks or gaps at the transitions.

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Image: Sandvik Coromant GmbH
Image: Sandvik Coromant GmbH

Precision cooling ensures longer service life

Apr 30, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

Sandvik Coromant has further improved its Coromant Capto toolholders for T-Max-P turning inserts. Thanks to targeted cooling from above and below, guided through the tool, the new tool holders allow a longer service life and productivity when machining ISO-S, ISO-M and ISO-P materials.

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Image: Ingersoll Werkzeuge GmbH
Image: Ingersoll Werkzeuge GmbH

Self-centering drill heads

Apr 29, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

Ingersoll presents the newly developed drill head type TPC. The unique self-centering geometry of the drill heads produces excellent drilling accuracy as well as first-class surface roughness, high cylindricity and straightness of the hole.

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Milling and turning without vibration (with video)

Apr 28, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

With the vibration-damped Accure · tec holders and boring bars, the tool manufacturer Walter brought a technology onto the market especially for vibration-free turning and milling with long projections. Axially and radially elastically mounted damper elements ensure a stable process with low noise development.

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Image: Perschmann Calibration GmbH
Image: Perschmann Calibration GmbH

Manage measuring equipment easily and securely

Apr 27, 2021 | measuring technology

With the Trendic Hub portal, Perschmann Calibration GmbH offers its customers direct online access to the calibration database. The online portal helps to manage calibration data in an audit-proof manner and to manage measuring equipment securely.

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Image: Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH
Image: Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH

New generation of 5-axis machining centers

Apr 23, 2021 | Machine tools

Heller from Nürtingen brings a new generation of the 5-axis machining center HF onto the market. The machine tool manufacturer presented the horizontal 5-axis machining center of the HF series with the fifth axis in the workpiece for the first time in 2016. In connection with high dynamics and significantly reduced non-productive times as well as the unique selling point AB kinematics in combination with the counter bearing, this series has been convincing in practice for years.

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Automatic stylus cleaning on coordinate measuring machines

Apr 19, 2021 | measuring technology

Due to extensive investigations into the influence of soiled styli when used on coordinate measuring machines, Dr. Simon Lawes - Manufacturing Metrology Team - of the University of Nottingham concludes: "A stylus contaminated with the smallest of particles can produce up to ten times the expected measurement error."

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Limits expanded - now also for drilling (with video)

Apr 19, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

With Tiger · Tec Gold, the tool specialist Walter established a milling grade (initially CVD) on the market, which is a benchmark for many users due to its long service life.

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Image: Hartmetall-Werkzeugfabrik Paul Horn GmbH - Nico Sauermann
Image: Hartmetall-Werkzeugfabrik Paul Horn GmbH - Nico Sauermann

Save costs with an advanced form drilling system

Apr 16, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

With the further development of the form drilling system 117 from Paul Horn, users now also have the option of drilling into solid material.

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Image: Mapal factory for precision tools Dr. Kress KG
Image: Mapal factory for precision tools Dr. Kress KG

Drill in the micro area with internal cooling

Apr 16, 2021 | Tools + clamping devices

Whether machining injection nozzles for vehicles or manufacturing molds for the smallest injection molded components - machining in the micro range is in demand for many applications.

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