Machining Central App

April 30,2018
Machining Central App

WIDIA has created an app to quickly access machining speeds and feeds for WIDIA tooling without interrupting production. The newly released Machining Central app scans the WIDIA product bar code or searches the tool’s corresponding order number or an ANSI or ISO catalog number to automatically generate product information and availability along with feeds and speeds in seconds.

Designed for machinists and engineers alike, WIDIA’s Machining Central app also addresses specific machining needs that our recommended speeds and feeds may not quite address. The app features three NOVO (a WIDIA-developed programming software) based calculators, including endmilling and facemilling calculators.

“WIDIA strives to provide resources to increase productivity for our valued customers – Machining Central is just another way we’re doing that. The app provides scan, search and calculate functions, all in the palm of the user’s hand – simple and quick, without interrupting productivity. WIDIA loves getting app user’s feedback, as it’s essential to development and improving the user’s experience,” said Tarah Mendez, digital marketing program manager with WIDIA.

Machining Central can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.

Related Glossary Terms

  • endmilling

    endmilling

    Operation in which the cutter is mounted on the machine’s spindle rather than on an arbor. Commonly associated with facing operations on a milling machine.

  • facemilling

    facemilling

    Form of milling that produces a flat surface generally at right angles to the rotating axis of a cutter having teeth or inserts both on its periphery and on its end face.

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