Star CNC introduces the SD-26 Type S, loaded with new hardware and software features enhance workability and operability specifically for machining small parts up to 1-in (26 mm) in dia. Double B-axis programmable units and interchangeable cartridge station; twin-threading whirling unit that maintains rigidity for machining complex bone screws; and a twin sleeve holder for high-speed electronic spindles for complex 3D 5-axis profile milling. Easy access for quick changeovers; more room for automation to remove parts. Equipped with Star Motion Control System.
Machine Repair Specialist Undergoes Highly Calibrated Expansion (Watch Video) To become the go-to calibration service provider to its customers, KES Machine LLC has expanded its relationship with global engineering technologies company, Renishaw. By investing in the Renishaw XM-60 and XM-600 multi-axis calibrators, KES has expanded its services to quickly obtain accurate data and provide high-quality calibration and probing services. Full Article
Still Stuck Hand Deburring? (Watch Video) If you are still deburring parts by hand at your shop, there's a good chance you're dealing with poor quality, inconsistency, and a high scrap rate. Consistent quality and steady volume are vital concerns and for hand deburring to achieve desirable results, considerable training must be provided. Maintaining a reliable pool of hand deburring workers is tough. But rather than always training someone new, the owner of James Engineering, a family-owned deburring and chamfering machine shop in Broomfield, CO, offers a better solution. Full Article
To uphold student skill levels to current manufacturing industry standards, many trade schools in the USA have aligned their training with certification from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS). Tailored directly to this initiative, Renishaw, has developed an Equator™ gauging system package which significantly improves the inspection of NIMS parts.