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Do you already know the impressive tool life of VÖLKEL GREEN RING Machine Taps?

10.000 pcs of tapped holes and the VÖLKEL GREEN RING Machine Tap is still in use without any visible wear. The Customer is fascinated and satisfied with this great result.   Workpiece: Automotive part (Steering knuckle) Material: GGG40 Rotation speed: 550-600 RPM Pre-hole diameter: 5,0 mm with extra chamfered edge at entry position Lubricant: Emulsion (mixed of water-oil) Le...

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5thAXIS Double Station Vises with Multi-Position Plates

In a time where it’s fundamental for higher productivity, multi-loading will reduce setup times and increase the volume of finished parts. Our 5th Axis vices and quick-change systems, repeatable to 7microns, will help you achieve quick and precise conversion of Workholding in minutes 5th Axis Workholding ...

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Save time with piggySonic® Mark 3

The only way to really save time is using the right equipment. With our piggySonic® Mark 3 for example. It provides you 3 great possibilities with only one control unit. 1. Ultrasonic polishing system piggySonic® Mark 3 works with state-of-the-art ultrasound technology. It off ers you up to 30,000 strokes per second with a maximum stroke length of 40 μm. This short stroke and high speed off er you the perfect prerequisites for time-saving processing of the diffi cult surfaces in a mo...

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SCHÜSSLER μ-Connect - shrinking devices

YOUR ADVANTAGES AT A GLANCE: - Efficient design irrespective cooling, combined with contact and air cooling. Cooling time: 2 min - No further cooling accessories necessary - Stable linear guidance with secure locking - Convenient moving of the unit due to counterweight - Modular system for a simple change of components...

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Balancing in HighTech-Precision

Good, smooth running of tools and other rotating bodies is indispensable. Intelligent balancing systems are also indispensable! Use the balancing machines BMT200S, BMT200TS and VMS.01.S100 for tool and workpiece testing. For all tools, e.g. SK and BT from size 10 - 50 and HSK from size 25 - 100, as well as CAPTO and KM holders. Ideal for 1- and 2-plane balancing. You save time and money. You gain security. Your machine spindles live longer. Your production result will be bette...

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Versatile, durable, reliable... Standard clamping technology from AMF

Extensive range for every requirement Tried and tested in all industries for decades Stringent quality controls Reliable power transmission Design in accordance with DIN standards Quick and easy clamping Quality made in Germany Universal technology for improved processes You will find a range of standard clamping elements that leaves nothing to be desired – clamps, support blocks, alignment and support elements, mandrels and floating clamps, pull-down clamps, eccentric and cent...

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The best automated warehouse system to recover space and increase security

Since its introduction to the market over 30 years ago, the Modula vertical lift system is among the most reliable and advanced storage systems available today. Technical Data The Modula vertical lift system is the ideal solution to store any industrial products, components or spare parts in all possible industrial environments, industries and departments. Many companies have chosen a Modula storage system to reorganize and improve workflow due to its flexibility, the wide range of models, th...

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Internal Machining of Hydraulic Cylinders with High Pressure Cooling Lubricants

ECOROLL AG Werkzeugtechnik has developed an innovative process to more efficiently machine hydraulic cylinders. Our new tools with a high pressure internal cooling system as well as a tool interface for an automatic tool exchange make this novel process possible. To date, the manufacturing of cylinders is performed in two separate steps: 1. Internal machining of cylinders on deep hole drilling machines.2. Machining of cylinder ends and external surfaces on a lathe. Latest ECOROLL tools and a ...

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Shrinking Tools - but digital please!

HAIMER presents its Industry 4.0-ready and network compatible Power Clamp i4.0 shrink fit machine line. The ergonomic shrinking stations with their patented NG coil are suitable for all solid carbide and HSS tools in the diameter range from 3 to 32 mm and come with an intuitive, easy-to-use software. The shopfloor-ready 7" touch display can even be operated with thin work gloves. Upon request, HAIMER equips the Power Clamp i4.0 machines with a motorized coil and a scanner that reads out shrinkin...

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Zimmer grippers automate a machine system for hardening the surface of battery terminals

Mar 16, 2020 12:00:00 AM  Making it all run smoothly Zimmer grippers automate a machine system for hardening the surface of battery terminals The call from faraway Russia came in around noon – from a small town called Novoaltaisk near the border between Russia and Mongolia. The man on the other end of the line was interested in a gas-tight solution for the surface of battery terminals of his own design. These components had previously been obtained from China for the Russian market...

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Covid-19: Provision and care at AMF

03/18/2020 11:00 Provision and care of our employees, their families and our business partners is a top priority at AMF. In view of the worldwide spread of the corona virus (Covid-19), we would like to inform you with this letter that we, ANDREAS MAIER GmbH & Co. KG, are constantly monitoring the situation and development around the corona virus. Your personal sales specialists are available as usual. Even if on-site visits should become increasingly difficult in the next few weeks, ...

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18-Mar 2020: Dear customers, partners, interested parties and friends,

The news of the last few days are developing rapidly and we would like to inform you about the measures taken at HAIMER regarding COVID-19 (Corona Virus): The health and safety of employees, customers, suppliers and partners have top priority at HAIMER. We take the increasingly global spread of the Corona Virus very seriously. Weeks ago, we took numerous measures to prevent infections of the Corona Virus in our workplace. For example, employees who have been in a risk area or a particularly af...

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02-May 2017: Tool Presetting with HAIMER quality

With the acquisition of Microset GmbH, the HAIMER Group has become a complete system provider for tool management around the machine tool. The Microset tool presetting devices meet the high quality standards of HAIMER and cover the needs of almost all machine operators. Successful machining requires powerful machines and highly-precise tool holding technology, which ensures that the precision is transferred from the spindle right to the cutting tool edge. Within the last couple of years HAIMER,...

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VÖLKEL invested in friendly, motivating workstations

Warehouses can often be dark and unfriendly places, but not at VÖLKEL. Generous corridors, clean shelves, ergonomically designed workstations, plenty of natural light and a view of the Bergische countryside is part of daily life for VÖLKEL employees. The packing workstations are located next to the large windows which benefit from direct sunlight. “We are pleased that we have a better environment to work in than other companies which are often lacking in natural light and shield...

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