Tag Archive for Boring

Three Reasons to Choose Reaming Over Boring

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Holemaking is one of the most common metalworking operations. It’s a critical operation that requires matching the right process with each job to maximize profitability. Boring is often considered the go-to method, but more manufacturers are finding reaming to be a better option in some high volume or high-cost part applications.

Goodbye Analogue, Hello Digital

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With the new EPB 890 digital boring heads, Seco Tools made fine boring easier and more precise than ever before. As the only digital boring heads on the market that display the absolute diameter settings as well as the relative diameter adjustment, these heads guarantee accurate cuts by providing diameter readings and settings within 1 μm.

Seco expands Steadyline™ vibration damping system with boring bars

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As the use of long overhang tools becomes increasingly popular throughout the manufacturing industry, Seco has expanded its patented line of Steadyline damping tools include boring heads.The highly rigid and stable Steadyline system effectively reduces unwanted vibrations in extreme cutting conditions via a “dynamic passive system” inside the holder body where a damping mass counter…

Colchester launches new Tornado EL range at MACH 2014

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Tornado build, Colchester have launched their new entry level Tornado EL range of 2 and 3-axis production CNC turning centres at a lower price than in 1994, since when over 10,000 have been supplied worldwideThe Tornado EL range complements the current Tornado T range, but is specifically…

Universal Turning in a New Dimension

With the IT600, the INDEX Group opens a new chapter in universal turning. Through the use of field-proven components, the flexible IT600 is designed to manufacture medium and small lot sizes up to batch size 1 of mold making, tooling and prototyping considerably faster and more economically than with conventional universal lathes. By the innovative…

High accuracy in turning with flexible measuring technology

The machines with hydrostatic guide from Mönchengladbach can often be found where narrow tolerances are required even for materials that are difficult to machine and with heavy components – e.g. in the aviation industry or the manufacture of gearing components for wind power stations. The excellent stability and damping of the hydrostatic guide prove their…

Mazak goes large with new multi-tasking machines for EMO

The INTEGREX e-800H II and the INTEGREX e-1250V/8II will be taking centre stage in the multi-tasking zone of Mazak’s stand, located in Hall 27 stand number C61. The e-800H II is the largest machine in the INTEGREX e-H series, designed for the machining of large and heavy products. The machine is ideally suited to machine…

Trade fair highlights with “bite”

Tübingen, 16th September 2013 – “Intelligence in Production” – the headline for EMO 2013, the world’s largest trade fair for production engineering, has been an important topic for the Tübingen-based tool specialist for several years now and because Walter has long since ceased to be just a manufacturer of high performance metal cutting tools, Walter…

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…