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  • Vice for cylindrical or prismatic parts

    November 21st 2018

    Roemheld says its PC80Z self-centring vice is available in a new, two-in-one version that accepts the manufacturer’s optional round inserts…

  • Fluid technology for reaming applications

    January 24th 2018

    Proper set-up of a padded reamer
 presents particular challenges for the metalworking fluid, says Quaker. The fluid is required to deliver the necessary lubrication in a sufficient film thickness…

  • Air release collet chuck

    January 4th 2018

    With the elimination of the drawtube Lexair claims its full-bore, fixed length, self-contained collet chuck allows full capacity spindle operation…

  • Cleaning and machining

    November 15th 2017

    The Bonderite duaLCys process has been used in a precision tool, machining project at German customer Mapal, claims Henkel. The company says the process can be tailored to the customer’s needs across their value chain…

  • Modular thread whirling

    September 21st 2017

    Having six or nine inserts, Horn claims its tools for thread whirling provide an efficient, cost-effective way to produce single- and multi-start external threads and profiles…

  • Workholding equipment

    August 14th 2017

    The Deuce range of vices from 5th Axis’ feature dovetail technology, says supplier YMT Technologies, which it’s claimed offers secure and reliable workholding. The new Deuce vice comes in two sizes…

  • Angle heads for machining centres

    May 17th 2017

    Designed for heavy milling, deep drilling and tapping operations, Heimatec says its new line of angle heads feature twin or double twin sets of matched angular contact bearings plus a rear radial support bearing, to offer maximum stability in use…

  • Elringklinger starts JLR parts production

    May 10th 2017

    UK – Under the terms of a £12m ($15.5m) contract, the company will make 36 types of heat-shield and gasket components at its base in Redcar, North Yorkshire, for use in engine bays and vehicle assemblies across six engine variants. JLR’s demands for parts have increased after the opening in 2014 of its Engine Manufacturing Centre at Wolverhampton, West Midlands, which turns out 1,200 engines per day…

  • Edging out inefficiencies

    March 15th 2017

    Tooling innovations matched with supplier partnerships are proving critical to competitive gain at automotive machine shops the world over

  • Small-boring tools

    March 5th 2017

    New versions of the 105 Supermini are now available for boring, internal grooving, chamfering, threading, broaching, facing and parting-off exotic alloys and steels, says Horn. The company says these tools feature a new coating, substrate and microgeometry; the carbide inserts are designed to machine bores in highly alloyed materials…