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Affolter AF160: three configurations for maximum versatility

Press release


-Three different spindle configurations make the 8-axes CNC gear hobbing machine AF160 from the Swiss Affolter Group ( the most versatile machine on the market.

– The AF160 can produce a wide variety of gears and worm screws with a module of up to 2mm (DP 12.7) and is ideal for manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace, aircraft, gearbox, medical, and robotics industries.

– A quick change-over system, the automated part loader AF72 and the digital CNC Control Pegasus with integrated IoT facilitate fast and efficient manufacturing of both small series and high volumes.

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Already working or still tooling?

User report

pL CNC rotary table and zero-point clamping systems
for high flexibility and short tooling times

Customers fundamentally expect high precision and quality from Swiss machining service providers. To be able to meet these expectations at marketable prices, service providers need not only machining know-how but high-performance machinery as well. Appenzell-based AITech AG reveals how, together with suppliers pL LEHMANN and Schunk, it has turned a three-axis DMG standard machining center into a Ā«marvelĀ» of flexibility that reduces tooling times to the absolute minimum too.

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HEULE Precision Tools receives quality certification from DMG MORI

Media Release Balgach, May 5th 2022

HEULE has received the quality certification for the supply of premium components from DMG MORI, a world-leading manufacturer of high-precision machine tools and sustainable technologies. DMG MORI now includes the Swiss-made precision tools of HEULE, used for the machining of bore edges on both sides of the workpiece, in its programme DMQP (DMG MORI Qualified Products).

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CUT X series of wire-cutting EDM available worldwide

Media Release, Biel, Switzerland, April 2022

The AgieCharmilles CUT X wire-cutting EDM machine series, first announced at EMO Milano 2021, is now available worldwide, providing extreme accuracy in a simple and fast way.

With the new high-end CUT X series, GF Machining Solutions makes use of its over 100 years of experience in wire-cutting EDM. The new CUT X series in the Pininfarina design, which includes the CUT X 350 and the CUT X 500 machines, features new technologies that significantly increase operating precision. The machines are capable of holding extreme pitch positioning and contouring capabilities for superb part quality, making them suited for stamping, molding and micro-machining applications in the electronic components (EC), medical and automotive markets.

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Virtual showroom

Receive information on all SCHNEEBEGER products completely independent of time and place on your own terminal device – this is possible from now on. We present our new virtual SCHNEEBERGER showroom, which allows an individual tour of a specially designed booth.

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Beta test Agathon Neo at BSW

March 1, 2022 Maschinen
BSW Zerspanungswerkzeuge GmbH, based in Germany, is one of the largest independent manufacturers of cutting tools made of high hardness materials. The product range of BSW GmbH covers CBN – PCD – CVD-D as well as carbide tools in the standard as well as in the special range.
For the ever-changing requirements of machining technology, BSW offers individual, technically sophisticated solutions. And, in order to bring the superhard materials used into their intended shape and sharpen them, BSW uses Agathon’s powerful and precise machines.

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