Using Innovative Technology
Buying more cutting tools to satisfy your business needs is not the best way to increase productivity. Thankfully, the cutting machines industry is advancing faster than ever, and the ever-improving technology significantly improves the capacity and abilities of these machines. Now they are able to get the job done faster and more accurately, and they last longer. The market is fast-passed, with a lot of competition and demanding customers, and this is the best way to ensure the progress of cutting technology. Engineers and scientists are constantly trying to improve existing machines and improve their productivity and every business and professional related to the metal cutting industry must take advantage of these advances in order to stay competitive and enhance their production.
Milling/Turning Machines with Enhanced Cooling Systems
Another great way to increase the productivity and endurance of cutting tools is to enhance thermal management. Efficient cooling of the edge is vital and can save you both time and resources and allows you to push your cutting machine further than before. Some manufacturers are starting to incorporate a revolutionary technology that includes low-pressure coolant channeled through the cutting edge’s interior to cool it off and improve lubricity. Efficient cooling, lubricity, and heat transfer can improve a milling/turning machine’s life up to 300% and enhance its productivity.
CNC Machines Are Able to Deal with More Materials than Ever Before
In addition, the latest advances in technology have allowed the creation of state of the art CNC machines with specially-designed taps that can tap up to 150 or even 200 holes in a variety of difficult-to-machine materials. Inconel, for instance, is a highly heat-resistant material, and other such materials often lead to taps bound in holes. Thanks to innovative technology, heat is efficiently removed, and modern CNC machines are significantly more productive. Programming is also extremely important when it comes to efficiency of CNC machines, and new programming techniques provide a major boost for productivity and accuracy.
Revolutionary Materials and Technologies
But temperature control systems and new taps are not the only innovations in the cutting tools industry. Manufacturers are including new materials, such as titanium and nickel-based alloys, as well as compacted graphite iron that are able last longer and cut more efficiently, more complex geometries, faster-cutting speeds and new technologies. All this enhances cutting machines’ productivity and helps professionals achieve better results. Thanks to innovations and new knowledge, machines become more efficient and last longer, mitigating costs for metal working businesses and enhancing the overall productivity. Keeping up with innovations can prove to be the difference between success and failure.