Jack Rushlander, Jergens Technical Sales Manager discusses layout and planning techniques for 5-axis machining centers.
Jack talks about how advancements in 5 Axis CNC machining technology has changed dramatically in the past 20 years. Dynamic Work Offsets and other capabilities have made workholding easier but also given shops even more opportunities to to improve process and reduce cycle time.
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In the below video Matt Saccomanno the founder of Masa Tool describes how the Microconic workholding system functions without the need for an extended nose collet:
The Microconic cartridge replaces the extended nose collets and provides not only better clearance but more rigidity and accuracy in the sub spindle of a CNC Swiss Style lathe.
According to Saccomanno, "The accuracy and rigidity greatly improve with the diameter clearance already built into the system."
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