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Kaiser Precision Tooling Strengthens Alliance with BIG Daishowa Seiki

Press Release - Kaiser Precision Tooling LTD.

4/15/2015

Rümlang, Switzerland -- Kaiser Precision Tooling Ltd has determined to strengthen its partnership with its long-term partner, BIG Daishowa Seiki Co Ltd of Japan, and agreed to become a company of the BIG Daishowa group as of April 15, 2015. Kaiser Precision Tooling is the leading supplier of high-precision modular boring tools. The company was founded in 1948 by Heinz Kaiser and is owned by the families of the second generation. BIG Daishowa Seiki is one of the world’s leading producers of precision tool holders and measuring accessories. Full Article

Liebherr Announces 2015 Gear Seminar



Press Release - Liebherr Gear Technology

4/29/2015

Liebherr Gear Technology has announced it 2015 Gear Seminar, June 23-24, co-hosted by Ingersoll Cutting Tools at the ITC Technical Center, Rockford, Illinois. Technical presentations of the latest developments in gear cutting and inspection technology will be made by experts from Liebherr Gear Technology, Liebherr Automation Systems, Ingersoll Cutting Tools, Saacke Group, and the Wenzel Group. Full Article

The Holemaking Challenge: Bigger, Deeper, Faster



Senior Editor Bill Koenig

4/1/2015

Much of manufacturing begins with a hole. Holes are are often needed so different pieces can be attached to each other. Sometimes holes are needed so something can be inserted in a piece, everything from electronics to coolants to moving parts.  “Almost every part, you need a hole,” said Nika Alex, product specialist for drilling at Mitsubishi Materials USA Corp. Full Article

Optimize Process for Best Performance



Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

3/1/2015

Planning for successful machining of titanium starts where machining of any material begins—with a capable machine tool, appropriate spindle power, tooling connection, cutting tool geometry, and secure workholding. Machining titanium and heat resistant super alloys (HRSA) is complicated by the very characteristics of the materials that make them highly desirable for aerospace components—high strength-to-weight ratio and high heat resistance. Full Article

Shop Solutions: Andretti Corners Indy Racing with Innovative Tooling



Edited by Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

3/1/2015

Andretti Autosport, based in Indianapolis and led by racing legend Michael Andretti, boasts four IndyCar Series championships, two Indy Lights titles, one Pro Mazda championship, one USF2000 championship and has won the Indianapolis 500 three times—including its victory in 2014. Full Article

Shop Solutions: Tooling Partnership Wins Races with Performance



Edited by Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

3/1/2015

Roush Yates Engines (RYE; Mooresville, NC) is a 10-year-old company that was founded by Jack Roush, Robert Yates, and Doug Yates to be the sole factory-supported engine building facility for the Ford FR9. All of the Ford FR9 engines that are used in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide Series, and Camping World Truck Series are built by Roush Yates Engines. Full Article

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