Modern Machine Shop

DEC 2016

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128 MMS December 2016 TOOLING AND WORKHOLDING For more cutting tool information, visit For workholding information, visit EXPANDABLE REAMERS AVAILABLE IN MONOBLOC, RING, REPLACEABLE-HEAD STYLES Allied Machine & Engineering (AME ) of fers a complete range of Alvan expandable precision reamers, ideal for high-volume production when high quality, tight tolerances or superior finish is critical. These reamers provide high precision for such applications as gun barrels, receivers and sight mounts, as well as in aerospace for use on composites and high-temperature alloys. Offered with carbide, cermet, polycr ystalline diamond (PCD) and cubic boron nitride (cBN) cutting edges, the reamers come in diameter sizes ranging from 0.228" to 7.898" (5.8 to 200.6 mm) and a variety of lead angles. Three reamer styles are available: ring, mono- bloc and replaceable head. The ring style expands to 4 percent of the diameter, while the monobloc and replaceable head styles expand to 1 percent of the diameter. The replaceable head reamer i s a v a i l a b l e i n e i t h e r e x p a n d i n g o r f i x e d diameter options. In addition to producing close tolerances and dimensional accuracy of machined holes, the ring and monobloc styles are said to provide a lower cost per hole with high penetration rates, making them useful for finishing holes in a production environment. The monobloc styles are designed for smaller-diameter holes. According to AME, the replaceable head option speeds setup because users do not have to remove 2 0 1 7 $200 Off Registration Enter Promo Code RPApmts Attend. Learn. Apply. Find the reliability solutions your machines, staff and leaders need. Over four days, you'll network with industry professionals as you attend case studies and learning sessions while discovering innovative products in the exhibit hall. We invite you to join us in Columbus, Ohio, for Reliable Plant 2017. For more information visit CO-LOCATED WITH Exclusive Offer to Modern Machine Shop Subscribers:

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