In case you missed the Video Showcase in our August issue, you can check it out here with videos from CGTech Inc., Vollmer of America Corp., Marubeni Citizen-Cincom Inc., OSG USA Inc., Kyocera Precision Tools Inc., Tungaloy America Inc., Hainbuch America Corp. and Anca CNC Machines.
CGTech Inc. — NC Programming
Drastically cut machining costs with CGTech Inc.’s Vericut Force for NC program optimization. Force optimization can reduce machining times by up to 25% or more, produce better quality parts and extend tool life by up to two times. Force optimizes any CAM or manually generated toolpath using any tool or material and balances tool life and speed to match machining goals.
Vollmer of America Corp. — Grinding and Eroding
Do you want to grind carbide tools and erode PCD tools with high productivity? The new VHybrid 360 from Vollmer of America Corp. combines the strengths of an innovative grinding machine and a proven, powerful erosion machine. The VHybrid 360 allows users to switch between the two functions in no time. A range of automation options are available.
Marubeni Citizen-Cincom Inc. — Changing Tools
The L20XII ATC by Marubeni Citizen-Cincom Inc. provides an environment in which tool setting for machining several types of workpieces can be completed in a single setup. This unique, compactly designed automatic toolchanger with a b-axis can be mounted on the gang tool post of the Cincom L20XII to enable use of front machining b-axis tools — 12 ATC tools and one built-in tool.
OSG USA Inc. — Drilling
The A Brand ADO-TRS from OSG USA Inc. is a high-feed, three-flute carbide coolant-through drill. Patented geometry permits stable chip ejection even with less chip pocket space, which is inherent in three-flute drills. The result is up to three times faster speed than two-flute drills and up to three times longer tool life. The video illustrates the advantages and shows the tool in action.
Kyocera Precision Tools Inc. — Milling Aluminum
Kyocera Precision Tools Inc. has released a milling line for high-speed aluminum applications. The MEAS series is engineered with unique grooved insert pockets for added stability when machining at high speeds. Utilize simultaneous three-axis machining with a maximum ramping angle of up to 20°. MEAS allows a broad range of applications, from facing, shouldering, slotting and profiling to pocketing, ramping and plunging.
Tungaloy America Inc. — Facemilling
Tungaloy America Inc.’s new TungEight-Mill facemilling cutter is for extremely light cutting with low power consumption. The tool is suitable for lowrigidity and low-horsepower machines with a BT30 connection. TungEight-Mill incorporates single-sided positive inserts with eight economical cutting edges for heavy roughing to mirror finishing of various material faces.
Hainbuch America Corp. — Workholding
Is it possible to change heavy workholding in one minute? The answer is absolutely with the centroteX S from Hainbuch America Corp. The changeover system features ergonomic handling, resists contamination and provides a short return on investment. No rigidity is lost compared with clamping devices bolted directly on machines. View a real-time demonstration changing from a chuck to an ID mandrel.
Anca CNC Machines — Skiving
With its GCX Linear machine, Anca CNC Machines brings a complete solution for manufacturing and sharpening skiving cutters as part of a comprehensive gear cutting tool package. Adapted from the company’s CNC grinder platform, the GCX Linear adds tailored features to finish all operations for skiving cutters and shaper cutters in a single setup.