20 06, 2017

Tool Holders 101: Cat, BT, HSK and More Info

2017-06-26T17:04:20+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Tool Holder|

Tool holders (toolholders) are the main facet that connects the machine tool to the tooling.. Their mounting styles are all different according to the interface. Their mounts can range from HSK tool holders, VDI mount, or the dated R8 styles. All types of tool holders consist of 3 unique parts: the collet pocket, the flange, [...]

10 06, 2017

What Are CNC Offsets?

2017-06-16T19:42:13+00:00 June 10th, 2017|CNC Machine Tooling, Tool Holder|

Every practice of compensation has to do with offsets (especially in regards to CNC offsets)! One can consider CNC offsets as memories on an electronic calculator. If your calculator has memory, you can store a constant value to each memory for use throughout a calculation. This keeps one from having to enter the number over [...]