For years the flexible, ball-style hone has dominated the market for applications that require honing of cylindrical metal surfaces such as engine piston bores and drilled through-holes. Now the tool, in a slightly different configuration but with the same filaments and abrasive globules, is increasingly being utilised on two-dimensional, or planar, surfaces.
Hone-All has gained a stellar reputation over the last 20 years for its expertise in deep hole drilling, deep hole boring, honing and turning and its ever-expanding capacity is welcome news for the company and its customers alike.
At the recent EMO exhibition in Hannover, Mikron Tool presented the new CrazyDrill Cool Titanium ATC/PTC series, which, according to the Swiss tooling specialist, ensures maximum process reliability when drilling pure titanium and titanium alloys.
Representing half of a planned £20m investment program over the next five years, Wallwork Group’s brand spanking new Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) Centre, recently opened at its Bury, Manchester headquarters, is truly state-of-the art.