Low RPM lathes can cause tool breakage and prevent you from achieving proper SFM, but live tooling can provide an economical solution for these problems that can accelerate production.
Machine shops of almost any size and production mix can automate machining operations. The key is selecting the right technology to fit the need and working with a reliable supplier to deliver planned performance. The result will be more opportunities for your shop to increase capacity, revenue, and profit.
Methods Machine Tools' Chicago-area Machine Fest saw over 15 live demos and more than 20 industry vendors over its two days, with a noticeable presence of automation solutions and multitasking machines.
The tool breakage detector system monitors air flow for deviation from a sensitive baseline record of compressed air consumption.
The M936 Pow-R-Feed series is designed to make various toolpath moves without slowing down, providing faster cycle times and more production.
The partnership expands the number of providers able to offer instant pricing quotes to marketplace users.
The Tool Caddy makes it convenient for the operator to grab toolholders without any risk of cuts.
Eastec 2023: The company’s full-grip pie jaws are machined from aluminum barstock, meaning they have none of the porosity inherent with castings.