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Rohm Products of America

Rohm Opens New U.S. Headquarters

September 2, 2015

Rohm Products of America, a provider of clamping and gripping technologies, has opened a new 32,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing and North American headquarters facility in Suwanee, Ga. Three times larger than the previous location, the facility allows the company to manufacture in the U.S. for...

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MFH Mini, a small-diameter, high-feed end mill

Small-diameter, High-feed End Mill

September 1, 2015

Kyocera Precision Tools has released the MFH Mini, a small-diameter, high-feed end mill. It is available in cutting diameters from 0.625 to 1.250 in. This tool uses the company’s new, proprietary inserts featuring a design that reduces impact on the insert when making initial contact with...

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Shimco breaks ground at new Ontario headquarters

August 31, 2015

Shimco, a manufacturer of precision parts and gap-management systems, has begun construction of a 25,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Cambridge, Ont. Its current headquarters will relocate from Markham, Ont., to Cambridge in December. The manufacturing facility will incorporate increased automation,...

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The CoroTurn RC

Addressing the P25 Steel Turning Challenge

August 29, 2015

Understanding insert wear patterns can improve steel turning operations.

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Autodesk and NIMS Create CAM Standards and Credentials

August 28, 2015

Software developer Autodesk and the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) have partnered to create the first industry-recognized computer aided manufacturing/machining (CAM) standards and credentials. These standards and credentials will enhance education and training programs...

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XAG06M cutoff/angle grinder

Battery-powered Cutoff/Angle Grinder

August 27, 2015

Makita® has released the XAG06M cutoff/angle grinder. The brushless, cordless, 4.5-in. paddle switch tool is powered by an 18-V LXT® lithium-ion 4.0-Ah battery. The grinder features Automatic Speed Change™ technology, which adjusts speed and torque during grinding or cutting...

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J/E Bearing & Machine now hiring

August 26, 2015

J/E Bearing & Machine, Tillsonburg, Ont., has announced it will be hiring eight to 10 new CNC setup people and operators over the next couple of months. With recent contract awards, the firm has committed to significant investments in equipment, including 5-axis machining systems. Openings are...

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Tiger® X flap disc

Tiger® X Flap Disc

August 26, 2015

Weiler Corp. has launched the Tiger® X flap disc. It features the company’s X3 technology, which combines a triple split coat grain anchoring system, dual flap design, and engineered abrasive cloth backing with intermixed ceramic alumina and zirconia alumina materials. According to the...

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IS series midfrequency inverter weld controls

Technology Spotlight: Updated Technology Closes the Full-featured Welding Loop

August 25, 2015

Two updated mid-frequency power control models are designed for spot welding and fusing and can be integrated into a new or existing process.

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Annular Core Cutters

August 24, 2015

Walter Surface Technologies has redesigned its line of annular core cutters to have a mix of high-speed steel and aluminum (M2Al), providing more resistance to impact, stress, and deformation. The SST core cutter is uncoated, made with a surface treatment that reduces heat transfer. The...

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Canadian Aerospace Industry Continues to Grow, Leads Manufacturing Sector

August 24, 2015

A joint annual report released by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) and Industry Canada indicates that the Canadian aerospace industry continued to grow in 2014, increasing its national economic footprint and posting best-in-class results for the Canadian manufacturing...

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FLEXFIT carbide shanks

Carbide Shanks

August 23, 2015

Iscar’s new family of FLEXFIT carbide shanks expands the application range of the company’s tools. The design increases rigidity, which reduces vibrations, especially in long-overhang machining applications. Because of the shanks’ strength and rigid structure, they enable higher...

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GENOS L series of horizontal CNC lathes

L Series Multifunction CNC Lathes

August 23, 2015

Okuma’s GENOS L series of horizontal CNC lathes consists of the L200, 250, 300, and 400 machines available with a 6-, 8-, or 10-in. chuck. They are built on a one-piece castiron base with a horizontal way system. The headstock and tailstock mounting surfaces are hand-scraped. The gearless...

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NPT backblow air nozzle

Back-blow Air Nozzle

August 22, 2015

Exair offers the 1006SS ¼ NPT backblow air nozzle, designed to blow debris and liquids from pipe or hose IDs, channel, bores, holes, and internal threads. An array of holes provide a forceful 360-degree airflow to clear out coolant, chips, and light oils from machining processes. The...

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Nozzle Changer for Fiber Laser Cutting Machine

Nozzle Changer for Fiber Laser Cutting Machine

August 21, 2015

LVD Strippit now offers a nozzle changer for its Electra high-speed fiber laser cutting system. Featuring storage for 10 nozzles, the option brings greater autonomy, reduces piercing times, and increases overall throughput on the machine. Requiring no operator intervention, the nozzle...

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