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Cutting Tools
Energy-efficient machining for gearboxes from integrated tooling
Cutting Tools : 22 March, 2011
Big savings in the energy used by machining operations can now be achieved with the latest tooling solutions offered by MAPAL. In one application alone, which involved the manufacture of automotive gearboxes, enhanced tooling from MAPAL resulted in energy savings of more than 8,500 kWh per year, equivalent to the emission of 4.9 tonnes of CO2.
Modulam tooling platform produces accurate prototypes
Cutting Tools : 23 April, 2010
Midland Tool and Design has developed the Modulam tooling system, designed to produce accurate prototypes while cutting costs and reducing lead times.
ITC's Cyber cutter for Titanium delivers over 250 hour's service
Cutting Tools : 20 January, 2007
Since its inception in 2000, Ace Precision has won contracts to supply a plethora of industries including the racing car industry. To manufacture components for the various sectors, ACE has purchased four Hitachi Seiki VS40 machining centres equipped with cutting tools from ITC of Tamworth. ACE works with titanium, Inconel and HS15 and 30 aluminium alloys to fine tolerances, so the use of correctly designed cutting tools is imperative.
Flying high with ITC
Cutting Tools : 19 January, 2007
The continual challenges of the aerospace industry are nothing new to Hudson Engineering of Nailsea near Bristol; since its inception in 1980 the company has worked in the aerospace sector producing components for a number of companies.
F1 Supplier insists upon Cyber range
Cutting Tools : 18 January, 2007
Hitchin based BBF Machining has supplied components to virtually every UK based Formula One team and manufacturer of race cars. The company is fully dedicated to motor sport with over 90% of its work in the industry. The continual pressure of demand is a way of life for BBF, a company with a vast array of CNC machine tools.
ITC helps Tarpey-Harris Ltd increase their high speed machining capabilities
Cutting Tools : 17 January, 2007
The benefits of high spindle speeds in mould and die applications are well known. However the cost of high speed machining centre prohibits many companies from employing this technology. Tarpey Harris Ltd, who have invested over
ITC speeds up Graphite Electrode Production
Cutting Tools : 16 January, 2007
Midlands, based Graphite Technologies plc, part of the Tokai Carbon Group, is currently using a 65,000 rpm air driven spindle for the manufacture of solid, sinking EDM electrodes.
Armitage Shanks in partnership with ITC
Cutting Tools : 15 January, 2007
Armitage Shanks is renown for its stylish, high quality and up-to-the-minute bathroom ware. Mention bathrooms and Armitage Shanks is one of the first names that springs to mind. A key global player in the design and manufacture of precision non, ferrous castings for domestic and industrial applications, including bathroom and sink taps and shower heads the company is design driven.
Y-axis turn-milling halves medical equipment production times
Cutting Tools : 05 January, 2005
Three Daewoo Puma 2500SY lathes, installed over a 12-month period to November 2004, have been key to improving productivity at Finsbury Orthopaedics, which specialises in the design, development and manufacture of implants for hips, knees and other joints.
Versatility is the key
Cutting Tools : 17 November, 2004
The ability to use cutters for numerous operations has vastly reduced tooling stock at Tufflay, specifically special cutters. Another contributing factor to stock reduction is the ability of ITC cutters to perform roughing and finishing tasks.
Beryllium Copper meets Bathing Beauty
Cutting Tools : 17 November, 2004
Armitage Shanks, renowned for its stylish, high quality and up-to-the-minute bathroom ware, is in parternship with ITC Tooling
ITC speeds graphite electrode production
Cutting Tools : 17 November, 2004
Graphite Technologies is currently using a 65,000 rpm air-driven spindle for the manufacture of solid-sinking EDM electrodes.
Air turbine delivers 30,000 rpm through high speed machining
Cutting Tools : 17 November, 2004
To gain an additional high speed resource and increase the range of its new Depojet 1208 machining centre, Tarpey-Harris the company has invested in an Air Turbine Tools 250XJS 30,000 rpm high speed unit supplied by Industrial Tooling Corporation.
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