04 February 2016

Automobile manufacturers are familiar with the problems associated with the microfinishing of crankshafts: The surface roughness results on the bearings differ from those on the transition radii, the bearing profile cannot always be adhered to, roundness improvements on the pin bearings differ from those of the main bearings, and smaller crankshafts deform as a result of machining forces and workpiece oscillation. By Wolfgang Riedle

Read more...
29 January 2016

Ricky Payling, application specialist at Dormer Pramet, outlines the growth of stainless steel, how the cutting tool industry has evolved to machine the material, as well as providing a summary of some of its most common grades.

Read more...
20 November 2015

The world medical market is strong for several reasons, including the fact that it has an aging population and this presents a business opportunity for the manufacturing sector. Contributed by Tornos

Read more...
05 October 2015

In the aerospace industry, precision is key to not just durability, but also other considerations such as safety and cost efficiency. Andrei Petrilin, Technical Manager Indexable Products and Gaby Zehavi, Tefen & Industry Manager Blades & Blisks for Aerospace, Tefen share their expertise with APMEN.

Read more...
23 July 2015

Good toolholding systems and planning can improve ROI on new machines. Contributed by Erica Lee, marketing communications & Andrew Sim, engineering (machine investment), Sandvik Coromant

Read more...
25 May 2015

New tools, coatings and geometries set standards in parting off operations. By Lim Gan Shu, Walter Singapore Marketing

Read more...
06 March 2015

One technology is adding a little ‘twist’ to the traditional twist drill. By Ricky Payling, application specialist for rotary tools, Dormer Pramet

Read more...
06 February 2015

With more aircraft expected in this part of the world, one cutting tool manufacturer has pledged to put in more resources to become the best in the aerospace segment. By Joson Ng

Read more...
06 February 2015

A seemingly small procedure of breaking chips down to more manageable sizes has a big impact on productivity and cost. By Joson Ng

Read more...
28 November 2014

Custom-designed tools may well be the way to go for stack machining. Contributed by Gan Shu Lim, marketing, Walter AG Singapore

Read more...
Page 4 of 5

APMEN

 

 

As Asia's number one English metalworking magazine, Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News (APMEN) is a must-read for professionals in the automotive, aerospace, die & mould, oil & gas, electrical & electronics and medical engineering industries.

Connect with us: