30 10, 2017

HSK Shanks and Receivers: A Primer

2018-03-31T11:52:36+00:00 October 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 [...]

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, [...]