Tool craft for aircraft

In machining aerospace components, the main challenges relate to component materials. In this article, Iscar Tools UK’s general manager David Jones discusses why ongoing cutting tool development is pivotal to success in terms of productivity and longer tool life.
1 month ago

No set-up, no downtime for Smart factories

Manufacturing is on the eve of comprehensive digitising, which in one way or another will impact almost all its stages: product design, process planning, machining, assembly, and more. As PES learns, the driving force behind the changes is a series of technological breakthroughs related to the fourth industrial revolution – or Industry 4.0 as it is commonly known.
2 years ago

A Logiqal conclusion in tooling

Back in March, in a blaze of publicity, 300 people witnessed the biggest cutting-tool launch in Iscar Tool’s history at the ICC in Birmingham. Since that time, as the comprehensive new Iscar Logiq range offers highly efficient solutions to the vast majority of machining operations and materials, many end-users have switched to these new cutting tools. In this article Iscar UK sales manager David Jones explains the success of this all-embracing new range.
3 years ago

MAY COVER STORY: A logical revolution in cutting

Iscar has introduced a new range of cutting tools designed to make the most of manufacturing advances promised by the fourth industrial revolution. Ed Hill discovered more at its latest product launch event in Birmingham.
4 years ago

Intelligent tooling solutions

The Iscar EMO exhibition stand will emphasise the theme ‘Machining Intelligently’ and will be displaying a wide range of leading-edge tooling solutions.
4 years ago

Driving productivity

When faced with the multiple challenges of satisfying short delivery times, undertaking the machining of a complex design and challenging international competition to secure a production contract for new, critical aerospace engine component, Dartford-based subcontractor Kenard Engineering focused on driving operational improvements in order to achieve 70% cycle time reductions. PES reports.
5 years ago

Milling aluminium intelligently

David Jones, Iscar UK’s sales manager examines the milling of aluminium and the innovative new cutting tools that have been introduced by the company to ensure more efficiency and productivity.
5 years ago

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