Modern Machine Shop

JAN 2018

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MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW MMS JANUARY 2018 150 700 E. Soper Road | Bad Axe, MI 48413 989-623-4056 | | BRINEY TOOLING SYSTEMS. TOOLHOLDERS MADE WITH PRIDE IN THE USA. THERE'S A REASON OUR TOOLHOLDERS ARE EVERYWHERE. Grieve has released the No. 994, a 500°F (260°C) special cabinet oven for heat- ing the ends of long parts. Workspace dimensions of this oven are a tapered 10" at front and 20" at the rear, 20" deep and 21" high. The oven has 9 kW installed in Nichrome wire heating elements, while a 600-cfm, 1 / 2 -hp recirculating blower provides vertical upward airflow to the workload. This cabinet oven has 4" insulated walls and an aluminized steel interior and exterior. It also features safety equipment for handling flammable solvents, including explosion venting door hardware. The system's controls include all applicable NEMA 12 electrical standards and a tower light to indicate machine status. | The Grieve Corp. | 847-546-8225 | Oven Heats Ends of Long Parts Tsugami's new LaserSwiss SS207-5AX is a 20-mm, seven-axis Swiss-type CNC lathe with two fully integrated SPI lasers, one for laser cutting and one for welding. The machine is the first in its series to incorporate laser welding. The company says that this additional welding head provides flexibility for operators, who can now reflow a swaged tube end, or weld two pieces together and then machine them. The laser-cutting and laser-welding heads can be mounted on either the X1 and Y1 axis or B axis, and customers can choose lasers ranging from 200 to 400 W. All laser operations are programmed and driven from the machine's FANUC 31i-B5 control, and each laser's frequency, pulse width, focus and power are Swiss-Type Lathe Equipped with Lasers for Cutting, Welding adjustable. Additionally, users can adjust the assist gas pressure from 5 to 350 psi, enabling the use of different pressures for piercing, cutting and welding. | Tsugami/Rem Sales LLC 860-687-3400 |

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