Modern Machine Shop

OCT 2017

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Page 151 of 188 October 2017 MMS 149 GEAR EXPO 2017 October 24 -26 for chucked compone nts, including its VL 4 machine, designed for medium- to large-batch runs on standard machining platforms. Machin- ing is per formed on four a xes at a ma ximum speed of 6,000 rpm, employing two turrets with twelve tool stations each, equipped with turning or driven tools. The machines feature an integrated automation system for transpor ting workpieces, which is said to reduce cycle time and increase productiv- it y whe n combined with se lf-loading pickup spindles. The service units are designed to be within reach so operators can access them for easy maintenance. While standard lathes are commonly used for gear blanks, a range of technologies can be incorporated into the machines, including turning, grinding, hobbing, chamfering, induction harden- ing and laser welding. The company will also show technology for laser welding to lightweight automotive compo- nents and electrochemical machining (ECM) to broach and deburr. Emag LLC, call 248-477-7440 or visit GRINDING FLUID LASTS YEARS WITHOUT REGENERATION, EXCHANGE OELHELD U.S. INC., BOOTH 901 Oelheld will feature its DiaGrind 535-15 high-speed grinding fluid, a blend of additives and base oils

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