Going Beyond Moldmaking and Molding

With roots that are in moldmaking, Metro Mold & Design (MMD) is a contract manufacturing partner who focuses on helping its customers design and execute programs that support key business goals.
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Manual Machine Vise Handles Prismatic and Round Parts

Roemheld’s PC 80 Clamping System offers fixed jaw and self-centering options and eliminates the need for additional custom workholding solutions.

Coolant Monitoring System Combines Cloud-Based Platform, Plug & Play for Maximum Monitoring Flexibility

Liquidtool Systems’ Liquidtool Manager and its associated sensor enable users to take reliable, regular measurements with minimal effort, with secure access to all current and historical measurement data.

Compact Valve Gate For Small Injection Molding Machines

The Ewikon L2X-Mikro high-performance hot runner system can be integrated into all common mold sizes for injection mold machines. 

Voice-Enabled Technology Assists Machine Tool Building Production

Developed specifically for the manufacturing industry, iTSpeeX’s voice assistant, Athena, is able to interact with machine tool operators via a machine’s existing control screen or a separate display.

Multifunctional Drilling/Turning Tool Provides Better Chip Evacuation in Small Bore Operations

The TungBore-Mini line has added eight new toolholders that accommodate its XOMU inserts for light cutting, increased security and ample clearance between the tool and the hole surface.

Enhanced Vertical Machining Center Efficiently Machines Multiple Workpiece Surfaces

The simultaneous five-axis design from Mazak increases automation integration capabilities and more rapid machining.
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Wire EDM Module Streamlines Programming Process

HCL CAMWorks module offers a single-click model-to-G-code functionality, enhanced feature recognition for non-planar geometry, automatic angular wire threading and more.

Thread Grinding Machine Facilitates Consistent Precision and High Processing Speeds

The Mitsui Seiki GSH 200A has been engineered to handle a wide variety of workpiece sizes and enables flexible application.

Rotary EDM Machine Decreases PCD Tool Cycle Time By 50%

ANCA’s EDG with ANCA Motion SparX Erosion Generator features Intelligent Adaptative Control and Adaptive Spark Control to avoid over-erosion and automatic control of the erosion gap distance.


CNC Tool Grinder Upgrades Spindle Options For One Pass Productivity

The ANCA FX5 Linear machine focuses on achieving short cycle times and maximize material removal rate with upgraded 12-kW- and 19-kW-powered spindle options.

MMT Chats: The Need for Broader Additive Manufacturing Education to Understand its True ROI, Part 2

This MMT Chat continues the conversation with Action Mold and Machining, as two members of the Additive Manufacturing team dig a little deeper into AM education, AM’s return on investment and the facility and equipment requirements to implement AM properly. This episode is brought to you by ISCAR with New Ideas for Machining Intelligently.

MMT Chats: The Need for Broader Additive Manufacturing Education to Understand its True ROI, Part 1

MMT Chats invites the additive manufacturing (AM) team from Action Mold and Machining in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to share their passion for and experience with additive manufacturing in moldmaking by exploring how education matters to fully grasp AM’s return on investment. This episode is brought to you by ISCAR with New Ideas for Machining Intelligently.

Vertical Multi-Tasking Machine Eliminates Gear-Cutting Guesswork

Combing full five-axis milling, powerful turning operations and pallet-changing capabilities, the Mazak Integrex i-630V AG Hybrid enables gear cutting control via optimized digital enhancements.

Face Milling Stainless Steel Cutters, Inserts Deliver Eight Cutting Edges

The Dormer Pramet range offers new insert styles and geometries that deliver high metal removal rates with low cutting force and reduced chatter.

EOS Expands Online Training Program to U.S. to Foster Industrial 3D Printing Education

Additive Minds Academy offers a series of over 18 topic-based learning modules supported by EOS’ consulting team to equip learners and aid companies in leveraging AM technologies.
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Encoder Interface Enables Improved Machine Motion Control

The Heidenhain EnDat 3 interface is now available in ExI 1100 rotary encoders and offers users additional advancements.

Solid Carbide Five-Flute End Mills Target Dynamic Milling

The Dormer Pramet S7 assortment cover a wide range of operations in a variety of steels, cast irons and difficult-to-machine materials.

Multi-Tasking Machine Enhances Flexibility, Speed and Automation Integration

Smaller footprints, faster spindles, new turret design and ease of automation underscore new series from Mazak Corporation.