Yearly Archives: 2013

New system allows multiple tool setting and inspection probes on CNC machine tools

The new RMI-Q radio transmission interface allows up to four separate tool setting or spindle-probes with radio transmission to be operated on the same CNC machine, making it an excellent choice for fitment onto CNC machining centres, or machines with rotary tables or twin pallets. RMI-Q is easily integrated on a wide range of machining…

Superior Clamping and Gripping

”To offer more than the customer expects”, this was the motto of Friedrich Schunk, when he opened his machine shop in a garage in Lauffen, Germany, right after the troubles of World War II. Today, SCHUNK is a German innovative family-owned company and a global player all in one. According to the mission statement “With…

The special “Express” is picking up speed

Walter AG is adding drilling and reaming tools with inserts to its fast delivery service for Walter Xpress special tools. The user makes great savings in time and costs because the tasks of design, cost calculation and creating the production data are taken on by a sophisticated, fully automatic configuration system. “We are continuously developing…

22 new machines at EMO prove that Mazak ‘Make it Better’

The new machines are being exhibited in seven machining zones situated on the stand alongside exhibits demonstrating Mazak’s viability to help customers obtain the best in speed, precision and performance from their machines and automation systems. Staff will be on hand from Mazak’s  13 Technology Centres around Europe, and the soon-to-be enlarged European Parts Centre…

Double tailored in terms of equipment and price

The counter spindle can approach the rear end machining unit with up to 7 tool stations in 3 axes, thus enabling diverse machining operations

The TRAUB TNL18P and TNL18 are a trendsetting conception of a sliding headstock automatic lathes. During the development process the focus was on innovative technology and comprehensive machining options as well as a variant with a very attractive price/performance ratio. The TNL18P variant delivers maximum productivity. It is optimally tailored to customers’ production requirements, both…

Hard turning and grinding on a single machine

Modular design of the INDEX V160C with grinding components

For years the INDEX engineers have successfully integrated the grinding technology in the basic machine version of the modular building block system of the VerticalLine. The high precision of the standard machine, that is appreciated by many users, is the best requirement for the combination of hard turning with the system enhancement with grinding. The…

Machining at any Angle Position

The TRAUB TNL32 series of sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathes has been extended by a model with an additional B-axis. The TRAUB TNL32-7B (model with seven linear axes) opens up new possibilities to the user. The TRAUB TNL32 sliding/fixed automatic lathe series, which established itself on the market in a very short time, already captivates customers…

Reliability that pays for itself

Optional: OLS offline filters with pre-installed particle measuring units LPM IIThe offline-filters with a built-in motor-pump unit can be subsequently integrated into the hydraulic system, and they function independently from the system cycle.

Getting the hang of Tiger•tec Silver®

Speed, safety and long tool life – these are the three main advantages of the Tiger·tec Silver® high-performance cutting material for cast iron machining, which is now available in two new geometries:  A regular flat top geometry with a stepped plateau, as well as a particularly robust variant for maximum process reliability, even for extreme…