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16 01, 2018

Difference Between BT and HSK Tool Holders

2018-03-12T20:02:06+00:00January 16th, 2018|Tool Holder|

Introduction to BT and HSK Tool Holders HSK Tool holders and BT Tool holders are some of the best available. CNCers searching for high precision tools to enable them to craft their projects with a high degree of precision and accuracy can utilise these tooling items to their benefits. Although tool holders and cutting tools [...]

28 12, 2017

CNC Cutting Tools: All You Need To Know

2017-12-28T12:20:10+00:00December 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Introduction to CNC Cutting Tools In the modern manufacturing world, Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machines are widely used. CNC machines are computer-controlled, high-precision tools designed to make accurate movements in a repeated pattern. During the 1940s and 50s, CNC cutting tools were introduced in the industrial world. These high-precision machines were used for various machining operations. [...]

13 12, 2017

NMTB Tool Holders

2018-03-13T20:17:41+00:00December 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Introduction to NMTB Tool Holders NMTB tool holders (National Machine Tool Builders Association), another name for "Quick-Change", come in different sizes and they're mainly single-flanged. You can tell the taper size from their number: NMTB 25, NMTB 30, NMTB 35, NMTB 40, NMTB 45, NMTB 50, NMTB 55, and NMTB 60. The smallest tool holder [...]

7 12, 2017

How Shrink Fit Tooling Works

2018-03-13T20:38:50+00:00December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Introduction to Shrink Fit Tooling Shrink fit tooling is the leading choice for any high-speed machining operations. Although some argue that Collect Toolholder are better options, the reality still remainsL Shrink Fit tool holders are the best tooling technology for high accuracy and top speed machining. Shrink Fit Tooling Machine With amazing features, [...]

30 10, 2017

HSK Shanks and Receivers: A Primer

2018-03-31T11:52:36+00:00October 30th, 2017|CNC Machine Tooling|

HSK Shanks and Receivers - Introduction Speed, accuracy, precision, and faster tool changes are the benchmark and differentiating factor in the manufacturing world. Modern manufacturers are always looking for ways of improving their products in the shortest possible time. HSK shanks and receivers are tools with which these manufacturers can do just that. In order [...]

23 06, 2017

The Main Benefits of Carbide Tools

2017-06-26T19:18:12+00:00June 23rd, 2017|CNC Machine Tooling|

The carbide tooling industry is booming! The demand cannot even be met in a timely manner by the distribution, development, and creation of new carbide cutting tools. As this demand continually increases, suppliers of cutting tools are working diligently to handle the heavy load of developing more innovative and high-performance cutting tool products to meet [...]

20 06, 2017

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

2017-06-26T17:04:20+00:00June 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, [...]

14 06, 2017

The Importance of Tool Holder Care and Maintenance

2017-06-16T19:00:36+00:00June 14th, 2017|CNC Machine Tooling|

Tool holder care and maintenance is of vital importance (especially when working with CNC machines) for many reasons! A rule of thumb to live by when working with CNC Machines is that an inspection of the toolholder and spindle should follow every use. This inspection should include disassembling the entirety of the toolholder and cleaning [...]

10 06, 2017

What Are CNC Offsets?

2017-06-16T19:42:13+00:00June 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 [...]

9 06, 2017

Understanding Absolute Mode (G90) Vs Incremental Motion: CNC Machines

2017-06-16T19:50:06+00:00June 9th, 2017|CNC Machine Tooling|

Incremental system. Absolute system. Most controls on machine tools capable of handling both by altering code between G90 (absolute) and G91 (incremental) commands. All considerations to this point accept that the absolute mode of programming is used. The CNC word used to refer to the absolute mode is G90. In absolute mode, the [...]