Magna Machine had a contract from an oil and gas company to manufacture fluid end blocks from a solid block of steel the size of an office desk. The job involved boring holes in the steel that were 3.5 inches in diameter on the outside but expanded to five inches in diameter on the inside, which resulted in a lot of chatter. The tooling solution from Sandvik Coromant saved Magna an estimated 185 hours of machine time and $40,000 in expenses.
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A new indexable carbide hob concept offers a cost-efficient alternative to solid HSS hobs. Replacing solid tools with indexable tooling significantly reduces the related maintenance effort. The ease of use and high cutting data capacity of the new hob offer tangible productivity benefits.
Cutting tools and expertise from Sandvik Coromant help Don Schumacher Racing stay ahead. An initial focus on cylinder head production led to a full process improvement, and resulted in improved part quality, reduced setup time, cycle time, and tool costs. The two organizations have been working together ever since, with a relationship that continues to [...]
There’s so much to see, and so much to learn at IMTS 2012. At Sandvik Coromant, we are focused on constantly improving our products and process knowledge – and perhaps more importantly, we are passionate about sharing our discoveries to help smart manufacturers get ahead. Be sure to check out our 10-minute Discovery Express seminars [...]
In the fast-paced, rapidly growing energy and transportation industries, gear components are front and center. In many applications, they’re the most important, expensive and time-consuming parts to machine; and with tightening technical specifications and increasing production demands, it’s crucial that gear manufacturers in all industries optimize their operations. The industry right now, fortunately, is booming.
Italian company Rössl&Duso has shifted into the business of providing power generation equipment – in particular the huge turbines that light up whole cities – to areas where power generation is lagging behind energy consumption.
A new polyurethane-based composite technology that will help create stronger and longer blades for wind turbines has been developed in the United States.
Boeing has established two world records with its 787 Dreamliner, setting new marks for both speed and distance for the weight class.
The Swedish company Minesto has developed a form of underwater kite that could provide a more environmentally friendly and efficient renewable energy source than wind power.
The U.S. government has approved a project to create the country’s first offshore wind farm. The farm, Cape Wind, will be located in Nantucket Sound, off Cape Cod in Massachusetts.