Tradeshow Tuesday: On Display at IMTS 2018, Part 3

Check out this week’s slideshow to see some of what will be on display at the show.
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Ball Screw Nut Grinding Multitasking Machine Cuts Nut Processing Time By Two-Thirds

Mitsui Seiki’s VGi20A machine combines grinding, multitask machining and automation strategies, minimizing production time and maximizing accuracy and repeatability.

Creep Feed Grinder Provides Exceptional Grinding Productivity

With rigidity, power and speed, the Blohm Profimat XT from United Grinding excels at machining large parts with high stock-removal requirements.

Tool Grinding Machine Excels at Complex Tool Production

The Walter Helitronic Power 400 offers precise, flexible tool production from United Grinding. A Tool Studio software heightens accuracy with a 3D simulation of parts. 

Five-Axis Grinding Center Delivers Flexible Workpiece Processing

United Grinding’s latest product, Mägerle MFP 30, maintains emulsion and oil coolant capabilities and has an integrated tool changer.
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Two-in-One Grinding and Eroding Machine for Cutting Tool Production and Resharpening

The Walter Helitronic Raptor Diamond achieves short cycle times, improved performance and is  particularly well-suited for shops that do not require automatic tool support systems or automatic grinding wheel/electrode changers.

Cylindrical Grinding Machines Offer High Precision and Accuracy

United Grindings’ Studer S41 and S131R cylindrical grinding machines are well suited for manufacturing dies and general grinding applications respectively. 

Traveling-Column Grinding Center Excels in Modern Production Environments

United Grinding’s 5-axis, space-saving Blohm PROFIMAT MC provides capabilities for modern production environments.

Internal Cylindrical Grinders Designed for High Production

United Grinding offers a full 360-degree range of Studer internal cylindrical grinding machines.

Grinding Symposium 2019 Presents Technology, Current Trends in Precision Machining

Over 1500 international visitors experienced new technologies from precision machining and current trends in the manufacturing industry at the Grinding Symposium held by the United Grinding Group in Thun, Switzerland.

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Machining

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including machining.
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Pallet Changer Increases Productivity of Grinder by Improving Spindle Runtime

The CVG series vertical universal cylindrical grinding machine parts can be loaded onto a fixture outside of the machine while the machine is running.

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase - Machining

Here’s the drill (pun intended): This week’s technology blog throws a spotlight on machining.
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Throwback Thursday: Jig Grinding, EDM or High-Speed Milling?

By examining the advantages, limitations, features and applications jig grinding has compared to EDM and high-speed milling, you will arm yourself with the information you need to make the right decision when it comes to purchasing your next machine tool.

Think Metric, Part 3

Insight from several technology suppliers—in design software, mold components, programming, machines, cutting tools and measurement equipment who have been following the metric trend—may help to make the transition a smooth one.

Preventive Maintenance Makes Good Dollars and Sense

By keeping up with your recommended preventive maintenance (PM) schedule, you can reduce your chances of having a catastrophic breakdown.