ANCA’s LinX cylindrical linear motor’s flying finish!

As well as being pleasing to the eye, highly-polished flutes and gash surfaces improve chip evacuation and significantly improve tool performance and life. The smoother surface enables swarf (or chips) to exit more freely, preventing chip packing and material build up during machining.

CGTech announces UK launch of Vericut Force

Developer of Vericut CNC simulation, verification and optimisation software, CGTech is set to officially launch its latest ‘physics-based’ toolpath optimisation module, Vericut Force, in the UK with a series of nationwide seminars.

Made for hard metal machining

Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal has released AC6000M, a new series of turning insert grades and three chipbreaker styles to cover roughing, semi-finishing and the finish machining of ferritic high chrome, Martensitic, austenitic, two-phase austenitic/ferritic materials as well as precipitation hardening stainless steels.

Roemheld launches new 5-axis vice

Roemheld has introduced a new 5-axis vice to the UK. The new MC-P vice from Hilma offers high stability and precision, combined with excellent accessibility and comprehensive chip protection. Its compact design enables collision free toolpaths and the use of short, standard tools in 5-axis machining.

Thread whirling with turbo options

Horn has introduced tools for thread whirling, having six or nine inserts, providing an efficient, cost-effective way to produce single- and multi-start external threads and profiles.

Disc Mill spins the cutters

Seco has expanded its range of disc milling inserts and cutter bodies by introducing its 335.14 small-diameter exchangeable head system, its 335.16 cutter range for T-slot operations, and cassette versions of its 335.25 cutters that incorporate round inserts.

Sumitomo presses all the right buttons

Five different grades of RDMT button-style indexable milling inserts for carbon, alloy, stainless steels and cast iron have been added to Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal’s milling portfolio.