Tag Archive for Threading

Innovating Production With A Large Smart Machine

Okuma Corporation has developed a large 2-saddle CNC lathe, the SIMUL TURN LU7000EX, for the large, difficult-to-cut parts of heavy industry. The LU7000 EX has a large work envelope that handles super-large diameter, long parts with a maximum turning diameter of ø900 mm and spindle bore diameter of ø560 mm (Optional). It is a 2-Saddle CNC lathe that achieves high productivity, including simultaneous turning with upper and lower turrets and follower rest applications.

Superior Tapping Performance in Multiple Materials from WIDIA™ VariTap™

Manufacturers, especially job shops, know better than most the pressures of ever-increasing customer demands and the equally demanding requirements to control costs. Multi-purpose tools have been one method many shops use to bridge the gap – excellent in certain materials and “good enough” in others to get the job done. Field tests are confirming the…

Endless threading

The Prototex® Eco Plus from the competence brand Walter Prototyp  really stands out among through-hole taps. Above all, this is  due to their universal application combined with  outstanding performance. Thanks to new manufacturing  techniques, Walter AG has succeeded in further optimising this multi-talented tool. Like the Paradur® Eco Plus – its counterpart for blind-hole threads…

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…

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…