Industry News for 06/2021

Blum apprenticeship trainer Jim Neal works with a student at the company’s factory in North Carolina
International kitchen cabinet hardware manufacturer uses CGTech’s VERICUT to train machining apprentices.
Skiving cutters
Many countries are moving to end the sales of fossil-fueled cars, and auto manufacturers are experimenting with electric vehicle technology to meet these requirements. The trend may have an impact on cutting tool sales, according to a new post by ANCA, a manufacturer of cutting tools.
Wittmann Battenfeld is currently using four different MILLTURNs. These include an M40 and M65, which are mainly used for the manufacture of wave-shaped workpieces.
For the Austria-based Wittmann Battenfeld company, it's all about plastic. The company utilizes a modern, diverse and modular range of machines for processing plastics and other plasticisable materials, including the M30 Millturn from WFL Millturn Technologies.
Global trends toward reducing carbon footprint and operational costs as well as the push for high-precision processing tools have led to increasing demand for compact laser systems that can be implemented in processing plants and production lines.
During a vacuum processing cycle various chemical reactions can occur in a vacuum furnace that can cause a “metallurgical meltdown,” according to the authors of a new paper on the subject.
Variety of Shifter Parts - SB Dezigns uses EMUGE-FRANKEN TOP-Cut VAR End Mills and FPC Milling Chuck to save over 60% in manufacturing costs on these automotive parts
Auto parts manufacturer SB Dezigns in North East, Maryland, has implemented a new end mill and chuck solution that helped them save 62% in costs on a recent application.
Hundreds of U.S. manufacturing companies ask President Biden to terminate Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs.
Cycle 32 TOLERANCE and the ADP function of the TNC result in perfect molds, thanks to a milling machine that has been perfectly tuned to the respective machining scenario.
Many TNC functions of Heidenhain controls offer possible solutions to the conflicting demands of a production process that is simultaneously precise and efficient. Here is a look at some of those functions.