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Hard Turning and Finish Grinding in One Machine

"The manufacturing industry is setting a higher and higher bar in terms of productivity and product quality," said a Hembrug Machine Tools spokesperson. "Sub-micron accuracies on hardened steel workpieces, such as bearing rings and drive shafts, are no longer an exception but the rule. In addition to cylindrical grinding, it is also possible to meet these requirements with a high precision hard turning machine. The hard turning process offers many advantages, especially for workpieces with complex shapes requiring a combination o...

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Fast and Easy Measurement of CNC Machine Tools

SP ProTwist by Status Pro, offered exclusively in North America by CENTRIC International, is designed to simplify the process of installing, moving and realigning CNC machine tools. "This highly precise and easy to use system is an essential part of any quality management process, offering precision measurements down to 1 µm (0.2 arc sec)," said a company spokesperson. Consisting of two µLevel Spirit Levels, this system works using Bluetooth technology to communicate to the Android-based smartphone or to a Windows-based ...

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Jergens Receives AS9100:2016 Rev D Single Site Certification

Jergens, Inc. has received a new certification that will expand the company's engineering and design capabilities in the aerospace, space and defense sectors. The certification is designated for Jergens Specialty Fastener products, including Quick Release Pins, Threaded Inserts, Spring Plungers, Spring Loaded Devices, Handwheels and Adjustable Handles and Knobs. "The AS9100:2016 Certification is an invaluable component to the design and manufacturing of specialty fasteners, lifting solutions and workholding solutions. The new certifica...

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Horizontal Boring Mill for Heavy-Duty Applications

There are many approaches to modern milling applications, especially for heavier cuts. Summit's HTM5-XHD-ZL is a solution designed according to one customer's specific needs. Standard features on HTM5-XHD-ZL models allow for complex jobs requiring large bore sizes and the ability to work on multiple axes. "The fully programmable, built-in 70 in. x 78 in. table provides plenty of room for large workpieces weighing up to 12 tons," said a company spokesperson. "Accommodating tailstock movement means having a bed that will allow ...

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Solar Manufacturing Builds First Vacuum Oil Quench Furnace

"Solar Atmospheres of Western PA (SAWPA) understands the need to expand its material hardening repertoire by adding oil quenching capabilities," said a company spokesperson. "The question has been-how to make this process safer and greener? The explosiveness of the protective endothermic gas along with the flammability of open oil quench tanks has provided concerns with regards to environmental, health and safety standards established by the SHARP recognition program." In 2019, Solar Manufacturing and Solar Atmospheres c...

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Glebar Customer Care Launched

Glebar Company, a provider of precision grinding solutions since 1952, has reorganized investment in its service department. "Strong recent growth fueled by retiring expert talent, aging legacy machines and the acquisitions of Tridex Technology and Everite have created the growing need to support the expansive Glebar install base. In preparing for the future, the service department was expanded and transformed into Glebar Customer Care," said a company spokesperson. "We want to allow our customers to focus on what they do bes...

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