6/23/2017

Accessories for Swiss Make a Big Difference

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We recently published an article that revisited the state of the art in Swiss-type accessories. Often, these are at the heart of the successful application of Swiss machining because they allow for various applications.

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Multi-variable platform live tools can increase a precision Swiss shop’s capability without crowding the tool crib specialty attachments.

The sliding headstock design, which has become known as Swiss-type, has been around for more than a century. The originators of this design in the watch industry would never recognize the current incarnation of their idea.

However, fundamentally the century-old machine and today’s version operate pretty much the same. Even in the beginning, accessories were designed and installed to allow the machine to perform specific kinds of operation and cuts. 

We recently published an article that revisited the state of the art in Swiss-type accessories. Often, these are at the heart of the successful application of Swiss machining because they allow for various applications.

Read “New Accessories Improve Swiss Machine Performance” to learn about the latest accessory developments for the iconic sliding headstock machine tool.

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