Video Reports

OSG USA Inc. focuses on its AE-VML long flute, anti-vibration carbide endmill in a detailed video replete with cutting demonstrations captured during a live event. The report is one of several "live" videos produced for OSG's YouTube channel that are intended to demonstrate new tools and answer customer questions.
Nachi America Inc. (Cutting Tools) features the Aqua Revo Oil Hole Drill series in a brief video that offers an overview of the endmill's oil-hole geometry, material and coating. Designed for shops that require high-efficiency machining, the Aqua Revo drill series reportedly will improve productivity and reduce costs. 
ARCH Cutting Tools, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, recently visited with Quality Machine & Repair Inc., Hartville, Ohio, to learn more about the company's decision to use Patriot High Performance™ endmills for a small run of complex parts made of a flame-hardened 4140 steel with a crust in the 50 Rockwell range. The company ordered 16 endmills for the job, but only needed two.
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Platinum Tooling Technologies recently created a video highlighting the products the company would have exhibited at its booth during IMTS had the 2020 trade show not been canceled due to the pandemic.
Watch a Cobotics Corner demonstration that helped a shop increase productivity by 34% using a Universal Robots UR5e arm and a Robotiq Dual Hand-E gripper on a 2012 Haas ST20SS, according to Fusion OEM.
View video presentations by ModuleWorks and Open Mind Technologies USA to learn more about hybrid manufacturing. The videos are presented here as a video supplement to the hybrid machining article in the October 2020 issue of Cutting Tool Engineering.
Fusion OEM recently came to the aid of a family-owned contract machine shop that was ready to automate. After visiting the shop, Fusion worked with the owner to automate two mills in a six-machine cell. Watch a brief demonstration of a robotic CNC machine tending operation on a Haas Mini Mill with a Universal Robots UR5e and Schunk dual pneumatic parallel gripper.
ProvenCut recipe 586 struck a wonderful balance, machining a piece free of chatter and yielding an extraordinary finish using a YG-1 V7 PlusA six-flute endmill held in a Lyndex-Nikken SK16 collet holder. The 2D contour finishing operation was programmed with Autodesk Fusion 360 and run at 210 m/min. (690 sfm) at 0.015 mm feed per tooth (0.0006" feed per tooth) with a 0.203 mm (0.008") radial DOC and 63.5 mm axial DOC.
Universal Robots USA Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has introduced a pick-and-place kit to automate machine loading without the major integration and programming efforts usually required to install and set up an automated bin-picking system.
KYOCERA SGS Precision Tools (KSPT) recently introduced a new suite of 8 Picatinny Rail form tools. The innovative designs are inspired from largely successful high performance end mills in the current SGS portfolio. The SGS Picatinny rail portfolio has been carefully designed for material specific applications to service the firearms industry.
According to Manager Scott Vyhlidal, Tri-V Tool and Manufacturing Co. in Omaha, Nebraska, never turns down work or shies away from a challenging part and will give any reasonable venture a try even as those jobs become increasingly more complex.