Video Reports

This Vektek Inc. video shows how manufacturing is a relay race like no other during the tool loading and unloading.
In this video, Preben Hansen, the president of Platinum Tooling, displays and details his company's offerings for the machine tool market. 
Each month, the ANCA Academy show will cover a different technical topic—from set up through to grinding —to help ANCA machine users understand new applications and features. The first episode covers the fundamentals of collet adaptors, what makes them unique and how with some simple tricks, you can reduce your setup time and increase your productivity.
Kirk Stewart, general manager of sales and life services for SW North America Inc., shows off the company's BA 322i machining center — a fully automated, independent manufacturing cell from the floor of EASTEC 2021 in Springfield, Massachussetts. SW North America demonstrates a cut on a slide (a firearm component) to highlight the machine's capabilities, its architecture and integrated loading solution.
With the WPP10G, WPP20G and WPP30G grades, Walter presents the new Tiger·tec® Gold indexable inserts, specially designed for turning operations. The multi-layered, highly textured MT-TiCN Tiger·tec® Gold coating increases tool life by an average of 50%.
DCM Tech’s Punch and Die Grinder is a turnkey package with auto-feed control, self-dressing CBN abrasives, through-spindle coolant and universal fixturing that accepts Amada, Trumpf, Salvagnini, Finnpower, Weideman, Whitney, and other style tooling. Sharpen large station dies and rooftop/shear angle tooling up to 10 degrees with the standard fixturing package. Typical grind time is less than 5 minutes.
Utilizing the latest machining options is important for shops to remain competitive and profitable. Join Cutting Tool Engineering and CAMWorks for this webinar to see revolutionary technologies and toolpath generation that reduce machining cycle time and increase tool life.
The Robotics Results column in the February 2022 issue of Cutting Tool Engineering magazine demonstrates how ROI is guaranteed with robotic automation, and enables industry professionals to visualize their ROI through off-the-clock operations.
Watch an overview of the latest products and technology from Carmex Precision Tools as presented by Leonard Ahumada, an applications engineer and the company's Western regional manager. Cutting Tool Engineering recorded the booth visit during WESTEC 2021 in Long Beach, California.
Cutting Tool Engineering recently organized and hosted a Question & Answer style webinar with industry experts from Walter AG and RobbJack Corp. exploring the difficulties associated with machining aluminum. Terry Iverson, President and CEO of Iverson & Company, a sales, service and precision machine tool rebuilding company, moderated the event. Our panelists included Jim Dale, Component Manager Aerospace, Walter AG, and Mike MacArthur, Vice President of Engineering, RobbJack Corp.
Jasper Engines & Transmissions sought to increase productivity to keep up with production requirements while reducing scrap, the Jasper, Indiana, company turned to the Mazak Corp. for a solution using a horizontal machining center with a two-pallet changer and an automatic tool changer that can accommodate long boring tools.
When considering options for speed, NSK America Corp. and OSG USA Inc. teamed up to highlight the benefits of proper speed applied to high-quality tooling. For the project, they machined their respective company logos onto a coin to showcase the intricate geometries and engravings that are possible with microtooling.