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According to Mike Blackburn, president of Miltera, using and/or recommending the “absolute best” tooling, such as Rego-Fix tool holders, proves to be more cost effective for the shop’s customers over the long run.

More Than Manufacturing: Prototyping and Beyond

March 2, 2023
Miltera Machining Research Corp. in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, develops and proves out manufacturing processes, then provides turnkey production solutions that enable customers to overcome demanding and ultra-precision, part-making challenges.
By Rego-Fix Contributed Article
Anca iBalance software shows the operator where to add weight to the wheel set to correct for any imbalance.

It's Time to Get Serious About Toolbalancing

February 27, 2023
Balancing is no act, with tangible benefits for any size shop.
Ed Sinkora
By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
Milltec Round

Mag Autoblok Introduces 5-Axis Magnetic Chuck

February 8, 2023
SMW Autoblok Group is introducing the MillTec circular magnetic chuck for precision 5-axis machining.
By SMW Autoblok Press Release
Joe Kane

Rollomatic Names New CEO

February 2, 2023
Rollomatic Inc., a subsidiary of Rollomatic Holding Switzerland, announced the appointment of Joe Kane as CEO of Rollomatic Inc. as of Jan. 1.
By Rollomatic Inc. Press Release
IMCO End Mill

IMCO Introduces New End Mill

February 2, 2023
IMCO Carbide Tool Inc. has developed a new series – M936 POW-R-FEED end mills– designed for faster part cycles and speeds never seen before with IMCO legacy tools, regardless of machining stations’ horsepower.
By IMCO Carbide Press Release
Aircraft, notably some USAF and Boeing, use carbon fiber extensively. CemeCon diamond coatings are useful in this demanding application.

The Cutting Edge on Tool Coatings

January 27, 2023
Incremental changes highlight recent advances in the wake of severe supply chain challenges.
By Thom Cannell Contributing Editor
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Expert Opinions

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    The Sharpest Tool in the Box

    January 21, 2021
    The word “reconditioned” can ignite visions of worn, overworked products inferior to new ones. The reality is as long as you purchase from a reputable supplier, reconditioned cutting tools will deliver the same consistent results as they did upon initial purchase.
    By Jill Glynn - Commercial Services Manager, Sandvik Coromant
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    How Bright is the Future of Automation?

    April 17, 2020
    In the 1955 short story “Autofac,” Philip K. Dick envisioned a world dominated by self-replicating robots that work incessantly, eventually depleting the planet’s resources.
    By Mark Howard - United States Country Manager, EU Automation
  • Expert Opinion

    Rough Boring vs. Finish Boring

    April 16, 2020
    There’s more than one way to finish a hole. The most effective option will depend on the number of parts, cycle time and tolerances. One of the most effective options is boring.
    By Jack Kerlin - Applications Engineer, BIG Kaiser—Americas

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