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The next step to unmanned production.
Predicting tool wear for process security and reduced waste in steel turning is a critical component of unmanned production.
Anca Inc.
ANCA honors its history by producing technology for the need of manufacturers today and in the future.
Figure 1. Example of hypoid planetary gear grinding, becoming typical in EV transmissions.
To ensure the surfaces on the gears are optimized, it is essential to use metrology tools to analyze, understand, and characterize.
The package consists of a double batch centrifugal disk finishing machine with fully automatic work piece handling, a rotary dryer and a fully automatic centrifuge for cleaning and recycling of the process water.
Improved productivity, increased production capacity, better quality and lower costs were the demands of a leading garden tool manufacturer when they invested in a mass finishing system for deburring and polishing of garden shear knives. Rösler met this challenge.
While a user may encounter several challenges when machining threads, asking five questions can aid in building the foundation for a successful application.
A sump cleaner filters the fluid it removes from the sump, making it possible to pump the filtered fluid back into the sump. This reduces both the need for new coolant concentrate purchase and disposal.
Fluid recycling is valuable. Companies can save up to 60 percent of the coolant concentrate by removing tramp oils and solids through filtration.
Medical mold manufacturers' product specifications require exact tolerances, absolute precision, and sophisticated tool paths. Multi-axis CNC machine technology is helping these companies reach these lofty specification goals.
The use of fully-autonomous digital factories is expected to double over the next five years, according to Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC).
Advanced tool holders with precision coolant improve cost-efficiency in steel turning.
Keeping up with technology advances means keeping CNC equipment up-to-date, which allows injection molding companies to accept jobs that they might ordinarily have to decline.
Branding for Gorilla Mill, a manufacturer of carbide drills, endmills and cutting tools, is simian-themed, aggressive and fun, and it comes with the tagline “Weapons of Mass Production.”
Branding for Gorilla Mill, a manufacturer of carbide drills, endmills and cutting tools, is simian-themed, aggressive and fun, and it comes with the tagline “Weapons of Mass Production.” The company has grown in employees, distributors and a diverse spread of customers. ANCA's CNC machines have played a large role in Gorilla Mill's progress.
Unprocessed material.
Metal scrap processing and fluid recycling equipment can answer essential hazardous waste questions.
ARCH Cutting Tools president Jeff Cederstrom and ANCA president Russell Riddiford discuss trends in cutting tools.
Fast, flexible custom tooling, easy access to tool data through cloud technology and automation are some of the technologies driving tool production processes, according to a recent discussion between two industry executives.
10 ways to improve productivity by integrating IOT into ERP.
Changing a three-axis machining process from a vertical machining center (VMC) to a horizontal machining center (HMC) offers many benefits.
ARNO Werkzeuge succeeded in feeding coolant directly to the flute - the actual problem zone - by using through tool cooling and very fine channels. Image: ARNO
A tool manufacturer overcomes the challenges of excessive heat generation in the cutting zone.
Patriot High Performance 928 Drill.
Supporting both the growth of U.S. manufacturing and the growth of the cutting tools market is ARCH Cutting Tools, with its expanded, all-American Patriot High Performance portfolio.
The Seco Assistant app.
Laser printed data matrix codes can track ten billion tools that in turn can generate huge amount of insight into how our products are used.
Industry 4.0 technology uptake is still low among manufacturers, according to recent research.
Sandvik Coromant's CoroPlus MachiningInsights platform is an expansion of the company’s CoroPlus suite of connectivity software. The platform gives manufacturers greater visibility of CNC machine tools and machining processes, and to provide the tools needed to analyze, identify, and eliminate common sources of downtime and inefficiency.
Big Kaiser uses a multicomponent dynamometer from Kistler to carry out objective comparison tests on cutting tools.
In the cutting tool and toolholder industry, one of the reasons for Big Kaiser's success is its adherence to quality control -- in part by using measurement technology from Kistler to benchmark cutting tools.
The global pandemic has impacted businesses around the world, but for Aiguisatek, a Canada-based sharpening service, the impact was compounded by stringent local regulation in the Quebec province that all but shut down manufacturing in the area. Automation technology solved these challenges.