"Machine tools" tag

Improving Cycle Time with speciality toolholders

Finding the ideal toolholder it’s sometimes a very difficult task. Yet in many cases, machinists want to make adjustments in dimensions, quick-change tooling or other options to reduce set-up times and speed production…

Absolute Machine Tools acquires Advanced Machinery Solutions

Absolute Machine Tools is the new exclusive Distributor of LICO Screw Machines. A transaction that makes Absolute Machine Tools the exclusive importer/distributor of original equipment manufacturer, LICO Machinery Company, Taichung, Taiwan. Absolute Machine…

DMG MORI sets course for the future

DMG MORI held up well in financial year 2016 despite a difficult market environment: Order intake of € 2,369.9 million reached a new record high (previous year: € 2,282.8 million). Although the worldwide market…

Reducing aerospace manufacturing costs with lightweight composite machine-tool

The world’s first carbon composite reconfigurable machine-tool has been developed to  be easily moved around by two people and, according to the AMRC, could reduce tooling costs in aerospace and other industries. The…

Toolholding for heavy-duty machining

Metal-removal rates during roughing and heavy-duty machining operations are crucial for the productivity of the machining operation. To improve these rates, German machine tool builder Heller, whose U.S. headquarters are located in Troy,…

Controlling mechanical loads in milling operations

The present article deals with milling operations. It explains how choices of tooling and cutting parameters affect the generation, absorption, and management of heat in the interrupted cutting conditions that characterise the milling…

May 2016/Metalworking World Magazine: enjoy reading!

Metalworking World Magazine is the international digital magazine dedicated to the metalworking supply chain: chips removal, metal sheet deformation and foundry. Metalworking World Magazine provides you with the latest industry news, materials development…

Metrology equipement to optimize machine tool productivity

Konecranes‘ machine tool service division for helping aerospace manufacturers upgraded the equipment at its Springfield, OH, facility by purchasing several state-of-the-art metrology instruments made by Automated Precision Inc. The equipment cost about $300,000…

Schaeffler and Industry 4.0

  A new research project in Europe is developing a prototype for machine tools for implementing data-driven manufacturing within the Industry 4.0 framework. One of the most interesting aspects of the project is embedding digital…

Forefront components for machine tools

Rotary tables, rotary-tilting tables, tilting heads equipped with electrospindle: these are some of the products that Lcm Precision Technology designs, produces and markets. Innovative and customized solutions in manifold geometries, with different sizes…

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