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New Line of 4th and 5th Axis Rotary Tables

KOMA Precision, Inc. has introduced a new line of high accuracy, high rigidity, energy saving and zero maintenance rotary tables from Tsudakoma, a manufacturer of high-quality, precision rotary tables. The Rotary Ball System Series (RBS) is a 4th axis rotary table series suitable for single axis vertical machining centers (VMCs) and the Tilt Ball System Series (TBS) is a 5th axis rotary table series suitable for dual axis use on VMCs. These rotary tables are built using the new ball drive system featuring advantages like zero backlash, impro...

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Versatile Carbide Milling Cutters

Walter has introduced its MC232 Perform product line. These three new versatile cutter types are available with 2, 3 or 4 teeth, in a diameter range of 0.08" to 0.79" (2 to 20 mm) from a 0.24" (6 mm) shank diameter with a Weldon shank. "This marks the first time that solid carbide milling cutters have been included in the Perform line from Walter, which is designed to be highly economical and suitable for use in a wide range of applications, key advantages for shops that frequently machine smaller quantities," said a...

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TOYOTECH 2017 September 13-14

JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corporation will hold TOYOTECH 2017: Oil, Gas & Valve Symposium on September 13-14, 2017, at its Arlington Heights headquarters. The event will explore sophisticated machining practices and tools for manufacturers serving and influenced by the energy industry. "Toyoda Americas and industry partners will demonstrate innovative technologies and discuss trending solutions to optimize process specification needs in anticipation of this year's increased capital investment," said a company spokesperson. Atten...

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New MILL E Series Machining Centers

GF Machining Solutions has unveiled the 5-axis Mikron MILL E 500 U and 700 U machining centers. The MILL E Series machines swivel from a range of -120 to +60°, and tables accommodate loads up to 992 lbs. (450 kg), allowing shops to machine a wide range of parts. Rigid, stable C-frame cast iron machine construction reduces vibrations to deliver precision and repeatability, while large guideways, double side-supported rotary tables and optimized chip evacuation enhance reliability and part quality. Integrated automation solutions, such...

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Air Chuck Jaws Style M and Style R

Dillon Chuck Jaws has announced a new line of Air Chuck Jaws including both Style M and Style R - such as those often machined using air chucks. CNC machined for accuracy, the pins serve as a locator and allow precise repeatability plus fast installation. Available as blank top jaws in 1018 steel or 6061 aluminum or pie shaped jaws using A360 or 6061 aluminum, plus 1018 steel, they are ideal for all types of air chucks including Kitagawa Northfield, and MicroCentric brands. "While Air Chuck Jaws may appear the same, there are performance d...

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Heimatec Named North American Distributor for Tecnicrafts

Effective immediately, Heimatec Inc. will be selling products from Tecnicrafts Industries, a manufacturer of collets and guide bushings for Swiss type CNC lathes. Tecnicrafts is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, with its manufacturing plant in south India with state-of-the-art machine tools and 115 technicians. Tecnicrafts collets and guide bushings are used for Swiss turning applications on Citizen-Cincom, Tsugami, Star, Tornos, Hanwha, Traub, Hardinge, Manurhin-Kmx, Miyano, Nomura and other machine brands and are recognized and accepted ...

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