Hyperion Materials & Technologies manufactures hard and super-hard materials for a wide variety of industries and applications, including cemented carbide blanks for gear cutting and hobbing. Hyperion will showcase its gear tool blanks and many other products and manufacturing solutions at IMTS 2022, Sept. 12 to 17 in Chicago.
To centralize operations and continue to better serve its customers, tooling supplier Ceratizit USA, Inc. has shifted its official U.S. Headquarters from Warren, Michigan, to the company’s Schaumburg, Illinois, facility location. Ceratizit acquired the Schaumburg facility when it absorbed the Komet tooling brand name and product line under the Ceratizit Group umbrella.
Forming tools are expensive, often made from carbide and tool steel. Carbide grinding is often the first choice today because customer requirements have increased and continue to increase in terms of complexity, dimensional accuracy and reproducibility. Apart from that, production must also be significantly more economical.
Sandvik Coromant, has earned the 2022 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award for its Westminster, South Carolina, production site. The award is given to North American manufacturing plants that lead their industries in outstanding operational excellence, customer service and employee engagement.
Widia has added an AL Geometry to its ISO turning portfolio, strengthening its broad offering of affordable tooling solutions for small to medium sized machine shops, machining aluminum and non-ferrous materials. The AL Geometry insert is offered in two grades for increased machining versatility: an uncoated microfine carbide WU10HT grade and the PVD AlTiN coated grade, WU05PT. Each grade is available in all popular styles, including C, D, R, T, and V inserts to increase customer tooling options.
Big Daishowa specializes in modular workholding that provides flexibility, efficiency and functionality. UNILOCK zero-point workholding provides value through versatile solutions that are simple to integrate into existing machinery and setups. Here, the company examines four tips for choosing the right workholding device.
Blaser Swisslube returns to IMTS 2022 with a line-up of new metalworking fluids and a team of experts with diverse industry and applications experience. Visit Blaser at IMTS to learn how metalworking fluids, often thought of as a commodity, can be leveraged as a strategic tool in the manufacturing process.
Star Cutter Company has announced that it will be continuing its support of Alpena Community College’s manufacturing programs through increased monetary and equipment donations to the college. The donations will be supplied over a two-year period of time, helping to bring state-of-the art manufacturing equipment, such as grinding machines and optical comparators, to the center for hands-on training opportunities.
Star Cutter Company will be displaying its newest generation automated NXT 5-axis tool grinder in Booth #237013 at IMTS 2022 featuring detailed graphics that enable visitors to take a self-guided tour of the machine, which will be shadow grinding during the show. The display system will feature the 28 kW spindle option and four-station wheel change capability. It will be equipped with a robot loader and flat blade/insert clamping fixture for live demonstration of automated production. Videos to showcase tooling for form cutters, boring bars and medical hip rasps will also be on display.