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Cool-Flow Toolholder Enables Highly Effective Cooling
SCHUNK launches the Tendo Slim 4ax cool-flow toolholder with cool-flow technology that enables highly effective cooling via tool mountings.
Hydraulic Clamping Module Ideal for Demanding Maching Operations
Schunk launches a hydraulic clamping module for machines with pallet changer that combines compact dimensions, high pull-down forces, an integrated lifting function and a complete monitoring function.
Tech Trends: Automation Nation
Automation can be key for improving overall mold manufacturing operation, so check out these automation products from supplier companies MC Machinery Systems, Schunk, Fastems and Shop Floor Automations.
Versatile Gripper Line Made Directly in the U.S.
Schunk will be assembling an extremely versatile gripper line directly in the U.S., meaning a faster response time and better end results for the company’s customers.
Moldmaking In the Heart of Europe
Culture, technology investment and industry involvement make this small Slovenian mold builder globally competitive despite a skills gap and rising labor costs.
Schunk Announces New Director of Sales for the Midwest
Schunk USA is excited to announce the promotion of Matt Steele.
Automation and Connectivity Drive Machine-Tool Innovations
Machine tool and EDM suppliers are advancing their offerings to include automation, better controls, machine monitoring and new five-axis capabilities.
Slim Toolholder Precisely Machines Areas That are Difficult to Reach
The Tribos-SVL from Schunk is combinable with a variety of toolholders for versatility.
Amerimold 2017: Multitudes of Metalworking Materials and Machines
Amerimold proved once again that it is THE event for moldmaking.
SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, Amerimold Product Showcase (4)
Here at MMT, the excitement is building and we’re putting finishing touches on all things moldmaking so that attendees will get the most out of every aspect.
SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase - Machining
Here’s the drill (pun intended): This week’s technology blog throws a spotlight on machining.
May the Force Be with You
Unlocking the true potential of magnetic workholding for machining mold bases and inserts lies in understanding clamping and machining forces.
Reaching the Next Level of Efficient Machining
Clamping devices can help to achieve fast and efficient mold plate and cavity/core insert changes during machining.
Plan Your Workholding for Improved Productivity
Choosing and organizing the right workholding can result in significantly improved machine efficiency, and it is essential for reaching any machine’s full potential.
A Workholding Solution for Gun Drilling
Gun drilling is one area for which moldmakers have been slow to accept permanent electro magnets, which can reduce workholding and toolholding setups by 50 to 70 percent.
How to Choose the Right Toolholder
The importance of choosing the optimum toolholder is substantial as the quality of the toolholder has a great influence on the results of the complete machining process.
Advancements in cutting tool/toolholder construction yield better stability and higher accuracy to achieve greater feedrates and increased productivity.
Toolholders: An Important Connection between Spindle and Cutting Tool
A review of hydraulic toolholders, toolholders for polygonal clamping and heat-shrinking toolholders makes for an easier selection process.