By: Chris Koepfer
Several of us editor types put down our pens and picked up a microphone at IMTS this year. The interviews were shown on giant screens throughout McCormick Place.
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As the volume production market migrates from mechanical multi-spindle machines, builders are creating machine tool technology tiers that apply the correct level of cost and capability to the application.
Ushers Machine and Tool adds another ultrasonic parts washer.
Maximizing productivity in rough turning operations requires a balance of trade-offs between the properties of the cutting tool substrate and the characteristics of its chipbreaker geometry.
By implementing this system on its CNC turning machines, the company, Monogram Aerospace Fasteners (MAF), reduced machine tool service calls by more than 25 percent, saving time and increasing productivity.