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DEC 2016

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124 MMS December 2016 mmsonline.com TOOLING AND WORKHOLDING Iscar offers a variety of inserts suitable for the machining of bearings, including its Penta series of multi-corner inser ts with five cutting edges used mostly for parting-off operations, seal groove machining, raceway grooving and other applica- t i o n s . T h e s e i n s e r t s c a n a l s o b e u s e d f o r trepanning, an axial operation for the separation of one thick forged ring into two separate outer and inner rings. For such operations, the company also offers its BGR and BGMR inserts for wider rings that demand deep separation operations. In addition, Iscar of fers multi-par ting systems designed for parting a few rings at a time. Such sets are provided with the Tang-Grip and Do-Grip insert as well as the Penta inserts. T h e s e p r o d u c t s a r e a v a i l a b l e i n v e r y n a r row s i ze s t h a t e n a b l e m a n u f a c t u r e r s to significantly reduce the width of inserts down to 0.7 and 1.0 mm for raw material savings, the company says. Iscar Metals Inc., call 877-294-7227 or visit iscarmetals.com. PARTING-OFF INSERTS DESIGNED FOR BEARING INDUSTRY E D ITO R J E D D CO LE , jc o l e @ m m s o n l i n e.c o m ECONOMICAL CLAMPING SYSTEM SUITS T-SLOT, GRID-PATTERN TABLES The System 3R Delphin Zero Point system from GF Machining Solutions is designed as an afford- able clamping system for use during heavy milling operations on a variety of machine tools. The system is said to be able to increase overall pro- ductivity by streamlining setups and reducing machine idle time. The clamping system has been optimized to work with vir tually any type of machine tool, including those with T-slot or grid-pattern tables, as well as machines with pallet changers. It fea- tures flexible references to enable quick imple- mentation of existing fixtures and pallets, which provides economic and productivity advantages. By minimizing the distance between the connec- tion's reference surfaces and the workpiece to be machined, the mounting is more stable, enabling operators to use the highest cutting rates. T h e D e l p h i n s y s te m o f f e r s 6 0,0 0 0 N o f

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