Star SU will have two booths again this year - one in the gear pavilion in the north hall and another in the west hall showcasing our cutting tool technology.
Product overviews, video displays and Star SU's new interactive customer application guide solution tool for Star SU's full line of product and technology offerings. IMTS visitors can explore independently or have a Star SU representative guide them through the company's complete machine tool, cutting tool and tool services offerings from the brands they represent, including Star Cutter Company, Samputensili, Bourn & Koch, SICMAT, Profilator/GMTA, FFG Werke (Huller Hille, Hessapp, Modul, VDF Boehringer), H.B. Carbide and Sandvik Coromant.
Samputensili SG 160 Sky Grind Gear Dry Grinding Machine
Star SU offers the Samputensili SG 160, the first gear dry grinding machine in the world that can grind gears without using coolant. This evolution of the gear generating grinding process ensures short cycle times, even less than traditional machines (less than 2 seconds). Watch a video demo, learn more about the machine and plan to visit Star SU's exhibit by going to their dry grinding page.
Star XTG Tool and Cutter Grinder
The XTG 575 showcases the latest in technology offered by Star. This five-axis linear tool and cutter grinder was engineered to regrind and manufacture complex cutting tools in both high and low volume applications. With 575 mm of Z axis travel this machine has an impressive long tool capability. Design features include a mineral cast base for increased damping and thermal stability performance, 1,000 rpm work head and a four station HSK wheel changer. The machine is ideal for high mix, low volume jobs due to its quick setup and stability. Partnered with Numroto software, the XTG 575 is ready for anything from the daily grind to cutting edge prototypes. Star stands behind their product with an excellent warranty, world class service and state of the art application engineering. Learn more about the XTG 575, request a quote and plan to see it at IMTS, or visit Star's tool and cutter grinders page.
Bourn & Koch 400 H CNC Horizontal Hobbing Machine
Bourn & Koch 400H 7-Axis CNC Horizontal Gear Hobber features Fanuc CNC control and an industry exclusive point-to-point array hobbing capability. Ideal for longer spline shafts, spur and helical gears up to 400mm diameter, 6.4 max module. Request a budget quote and plan to see it at IMTS by visiting Star's 400 H horizontal hobbing webpage.
FFG Werke Modul H200 Vertical Hobbing Machine
The H 80/100/130/160/200 series is the latest version of Star's hobbing machine line for small automotive applications. These machines have been designed for dry cutting applications in particular, although using oil or emulsion is not a problem. Chips are conveyed cleanly from the work area by means of a chute, which is steep and smooth in design to prevent any build up. The hob head is housed within the tool column, which is tightly fastened to the sturdy machine bed. The tailstock is located on the tool column above the hob head, leaving the work area free for workpiece loading and unloading operations. Request a budget quote and plan to see it at IMTS by visiting Star's 400 H horizontal hobbing webpage.
Gear Cutting Tool Solutions
Star SU not only carries a wide variety of new gear cutting tools also offers precision tool re-sharpening services and advanced coatings, including Oerlikon Balzer's New Balanit Altensa, the high-speed coating solution that realizes productivity gains and efficiency. Need more help managing your tool room? Let Star SU monitor the life cycle of your tools and re-sharpen, re-coat and replace them as needed. Visit http://www.star-su.com/cutting-tools/gear-cutting-tools and request a meeting with Star to discuss how they can help you with your gear cutting operation.
Star SU will also feature Scudding cutters in conjunction with GMTA and Profilator manufactured to produce gear and spline teeth for reduced cycle times and tool costs. Learn more by visiting us at IMTS or going directly to Star's scudding page.
Star SU carries a full line of gundrills and deep hole drills, including single flute gundrills, solid carbide single flute gundrills, two-flute two-hole gundrills, double jet gundrills, double crimp gundrills and bi-tip gundrills.
Solid and Brazed Construction Carbide Drills & Reamers
Star SU offers a wide range of precision solid carbide drills and reamers, including solid and braze construction carbide drills and reamers, core drills, Super Round Tool (SRT) reamers, valve guide reamers, multi diameter cavity machining tools and cryogenic machining cutting tools.
Carbide Blanks and Preforms
Star SU offers a wide variety of tungsten carbide blanks and preforms from H.B. Carbide. Using only quality raw materials and employing state-of-the-art, computer controlled vacuum furnaces and vacuum sinter-hipping furnaces, these cemented carbide preforms can be used for cutting tools, dies and wear parts in a variety of specialized applications.