FLP Tooling added a new supplier, Schlenker GmbH, to expand its line of collets and guide bushes. In addition, Applitec introduced new tooling systems to its Modu-Line modular tooling series designed with a built-in coolant supply feed. These new systems are compatible with Citizen-Cincom, Star and Tornos screw machines.
Editor's PickCan Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flute density and other enhancements as well.