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Model 870 Sliding-Jaw Air Chuck

Northfield Precision Instrument Corp.


Introducing our Model 870 Sliding-Jaw Air Chuck (.0001 TIR). This air-actuated chuck has two moving jaws for gripping square or rectangular parts. In this custom application, our customer requested Vee-Block type jaws to accommodate a range of drill sizes with each set of Insert Pads. Full Article

IMTS 2014: AccuteX EDM Spotlighted in Live Demonstration Machining Cell

Absolute Machine Tools


IMTS visitors can watch and learn more about how a die sinker EDM, a machining center, and a robot can be integrated into an automated machining cell. At IMTS in Absolute Machine Tools booth E-5225, which is displaying the AccuteX brand of wire and sinker EDMs, the cell will be producing multiple cavity and core components for the mold and die industry. Full Article

Indexable Mini-Angle Head

Eltool Corp.


Compact angle head can mill and drill in bores or cavities down to 5/8” in diameter. Machining center versions are powered by the machines high pressure coolant system, not spindle rotation, allowing multi-position machining with one head. Full Article

IMTS 2014: Nexturn SA32XII Swiss Lathe

Press Release - Absolute Machine Tools


The Nexturn SA32XII Swiss lathe is a new 32mm machine that is available with or without a rotary synchronous guide bushing, and can be seen in action at IMTS 2014 in Absolute Machine Tool’s booth S-8536. It features up to 9 total axes (Z1, X1, Y1, Z2, X2, Y2, C1, C2, and optional B) and up to 33 total tools with the B axis (29 without), including 19 live tools. Full Article

IMTS 2014: Visual Tool Setter

Press Release - Marposs Corp.


Marposs Corp. will introduce its new Mida Visual Tool Setter (VTS) for measuring and verifying small diameter cutting tools with micron accuracy at IMTS-2014 in booth #E-5519. The new VTS tool geometry measurement system has been developed to satisfy the increasing request of micron and sub-micron precision on small mechanical parts and to meet the challenges of managing micro tools that can be incorrectly mounted in the tool holder or spindle due to very small chips. Full Article

IMTS 2014: MA-12500H Horizontal Machining Center

Press Release - Okuma America


Okuma’s MA-12500H horizontal machining center will be on display for the first time at the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), Booth S-8500. The hallmark of this machine is its ability to provide a good balance of speed and cutting power for machining of aluminum alloys, cast iron and difficult-to-machine materials. Full Article

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