Two in one: the new TruLaser Tube 5000 integrates the tube and thread cutting processes in one machine, saving time and logistical effort in production. The configuration of the new machine is as versatile as its applications and can be individually tailored to the production material flow.
In order to overcome the challenges of chip formation and evacuation when drilling non-ferrous metals, cutting tool and tooling system specialist Sandvik Coromant has unveiled its CoroDrill® 880 CVD diamond-coated insert grades, GCN124 and GCN134. The super-hard properties of the diamond coating provide long tool life and combine with innovative chip breaker and geometry designs to guarantee superior performance when drilling materials such as aluminium.
Okuma adds the 2SP-2500H CNC lathe to its line of a smart machines. The innovative front-facing twin spindles provide significantly higher levels of productivity and far greater reliability in mass production, especially for automotive parts. The compact automation-ready machine provides excellent floor space utilisation and integrates two lathes into one unit with a standard loader for continuous front and back work.
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…