Month: June 2019

Milling insert overcomes ball nose problems

Milling insert overcomes problems associated with ball nose copying style inserts where zero cutting speed at the centre causes error of form and premature failure of the insert LMT’s Kieniger tooling division has developed milling inserts that overcome problems associated with ball nose copying style inserts, where zero cutting speed at the centre causes error

Milling cutters reduce cycle time

Rough milling cutters for machining steels and SS cut cycle time/workpiece by one-third, said a manufacturer, which has also introduced a new supernitride PVD coating for insert tooling Kennametal said that its KSRM milling cutter can reduce milling cycle times by up to one third and delivers a consistent performance in roughing applications. The insert

Milling cutters extend metal cutting efficiency

Latest milling cutter developments include a Z-axis plunge mill that maximises metal removal rates and solid carbide end mills for machining SS and alloys and hard materials up to 67 HRc Kennametal introduced three developments in milling cutters at last year’s EMO exhibition, as follows. * The Kennametal Z-axis Plunge Mill offers maximum metal-removal rates

CNC machines bring down carving costs

The Isel machine is designed for production routing and drilling on a wide variety of materials including wood, plastic, MDF, solid surfacing materials and nonferrous metals An inexpensive computerised numerical control (CNC) machine has helped start a new production woodworking business. The company produces complicated architectural ornamentation that was up till then mostly made by

Highly flexible hobber cuts gears up to Module 4

Equipped with flexible stock-handling system and integrated automation, a universal production gear hobbing machine cuts gear and gear-shaft type components up to module 4 The EMAG-Koepfer 300 series Gear Hobbing Machine offers a universal concept with highly flexible stock material handling magazines and integrated automation designed to cater for a wide range of gear and