Digital High-rigidity Material for 3D Printers

January 14, 2014 5:36 pm | by MDT Staff | Stratasys Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Stratasys has debuted the second generation of its Digital ABS material, named Digital ABS2. The new material, designed for Stratasys PolyJet 3D Printers, is designed to enable users to produce thin-walled models with high dimensional stability. It is now available in ivory in addition to the existing green color.

LISTED UNDER: Additive Manufacturing | ABS

Custom Engineered Workholding System Improves Machining Throughput

December 10, 2013 5:22 pm | by MDT Staff | Kurt Manufacturing Company | Product Releases | Comments

New machining projects and ones requiring improved throughput can benefit from a Custom Engineered Workholding system from Kurt Manufacturing Company. The benefits include: high precision and repeatable part clamping, high density, flexible clamping of a family of parts on the same fixture...

LISTED UNDER: Machining Equipment & Tools

End Mill Delivers High-rate Metal Removal

December 10, 2013 5:17 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

5ME alters the “balance of power” in titanium cutting with the innovative design of its 20-flute CYCLO CUT Max-Flute end mill, capable of removing up to 12 in3/min with only 45 ft lb of torque and 12 hp. Max-Flute tools use shallow, radial widths of cut, which transfers less heat to the cutting tool.

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GND Grooving Tool Holders Reduce Chatter and Eliminate Vibration

December 9, 2013 3:04 pm | by MDT Staff | Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New GND Grooving Tool Holders from Sumitomo Electric Carbide are engineered to reduced chatter and eliminate vibration. Featuring high rigidity bodies and single-piece special steel construction, the GND produces less chatter and eliminates vibration.

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High Performance Turning System

December 6, 2013 1:52 pm | by MDT Staff | Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Sumitomo Electric Carbide introduced the high performance BN7000 turning system for the machining of cast iron. The BN7000 Grade possesses CBN particles that are densely sintered for the maximum CBN content possible, resulting in high wear and breakage resistance.

LISTED UNDER: Machining Equipment & Tools | Turning Machines

Sliding Jaw Air Chuck

November 22, 2013 2:35 pm | by MDT Staff | Northfield Precision Instrument Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation, a leader in the design and manufacture of precision workholding chucks, introduces their Model 650 Sliding Jaw air chuck. This air chuck, with 0.0001” TIR, has special quick-change jaws and a hard stop.

LISTED UNDER: Machining Equipment & Tools

Femtosecond Laser Micromachining of Next-Generation Implantable Medical Devices

November 18, 2013 2:49 pm | by MDT Staff | Spectra Physics | Product Releases | Comments

Palmaz Scientific, Spectra-Physics, and Innovative Laser Technologies (ILT) announced the demonstration of femtosecond laser micromachining of next-generation implantable medical devices.

LISTED UNDER: Laser Micro-Machining

Chipbreakers for Exotics and Stainless Steel Alloys

November 11, 2013 3:08 pm | by MDT Staff | Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Sumitomo Electric Carbide has expanded its lineup to include EEG and EEF Chipbreakers for exotics and stainless steel alloys. Designed for roughing applications, the EEG Chipbreaker features ball-shaped projection breakers for enhanced chip control.

LISTED UNDER: Machining Equipment & Tools

New Solutions for Injection Molded Parts

October 28, 2013 11:07 am | by MDT Staff | Engel North America | Product Releases | Comments

ENGEL will exhibit the new ENGEL e-mac 310/105 US – their latest all-electric solution to demands for the highest possible levels of precision in the manufacture of injection molded parts.

LISTED UNDER: Molding Equipment

Toolholder Collets, Bushings, and Tool Holders

October 24, 2013 3:33 pm | by MDT Staff | Hardinge Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

When it comes to tool holding, value is all about precision and reliability that will transmit to the finished part. Hardinge toolholder collets, bushings and tool holders are designed and engineered for quality and durability. Hardinge's standard of performance is high to help you achieve the level of accuracy required.

LISTED UNDER: Machining Equipment & Tools

5-Axis Workholding Options

September 26, 2013 4:57 pm | by MDT Staff | Kurt Manufacturing Company | Product Releases | Comments

5-axis machining varies from very small to extremely large and requires the right workholding to obtain optimal machining results and no single workholding option solves all needs, reports Kurt Manufacturing. Part complexity and size requirements coupled with machine capabilities and limitations dictate what workholding works best.

LISTED UNDER: Machining Equipment & Tools

Micromachining Advancements to be Unveiled at MD&M Chicago 2013

September 13, 2013 4:17 pm | by MDT Staff | Omax Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Through significant investments in research and development, OMAX Corporation has made great strides in micro-abrasive waterjet technology, targeting manufacturers that produce parts or part features smaller than 300 microns. The company will spotlight some of its recent micromachining achievements...

LISTED UNDER: Machining Equipment & Tools

High Energy Picosecond Pulses Enables Machining Thicker Materials

September 11, 2013 4:06 pm | by MDT Staff | Coherent Semiconductor Group | Product Releases | Comments

Coherent has expanded their family of industrial ultrafast lasers with the Talisker HE series, whose high energy pulses enable drilling, cutting and scribing of thicker materials than with other ultrafast lasers. Talisker HE lasers are available with a choice of output options...

LISTED UNDER: Laser Micro-Machining | Machining Equipment & Tools | Lasers

Micro Extruders for High Performance Medical Fluoropolymer

September 9, 2013 6:40 pm | by MDT Staff | American Kuhne | Product Releases | Comments

American Kuhne has developed a 16mm micro extruder designed to process fluoropolymers for miniature medical device applications such as fine wire jacketing for neuromodulation, microdialysis tubing and neonatal intravenous (IV) catheter tubing.

LISTED UNDER: Extrusion Equipment

Collets and Collet Stops

September 6, 2013 4:35 pm | by MDT Staff | Hardinge Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Hardinge began production of collets in the 1890s for use on bench lathes making parts for the watchmaking and lens industries. It is believed that the “C” designation for their first 5C collets came from the name of the Cataract waterfalls that could be viewed from the factory grounds...

LISTED UNDER: Machining Equipment & Tools


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