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Archives for 2016

Light Up Your Life with Waldmann Industrial Lighting

For at least 50 years Waldmann has been developing lighting solutions for a wide range of industries and applications. The perfect symbiosis of well found application knowledge and fully developed technologies produce sustainable lighting solutions that are developed with a view to excellence in productivity, safety, health, and energy saving. The range of lighting options […]

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Machine on Multiple Part Sides with Only One Clamping

Obtain the benefits of a horizontal CNC machine on a vertical CNC machine, by using Chick’s Indexer Subsystem package (ISS). Utilize the indexer you have and marry it to one of Chick’s Multi-Loks. The ISS gives you the ability to machine on multiple part sides with only one clamping, therefore decreasing the cycle time and […]

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Got a Second to Save Money

Iemca Boss Barfeeder

Ever thought about how much time is spent with your machine doing nothing? Then start thinking, you could be saving money quicker than you think. When you purchase your machine tool a high importance is put on the component time to justify the purchase, then the hourly rate for this machine is calculated by the […]

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An Evolution in Workholding Technology

One-Lok CNC Vise

The One-Lok CNC Vise is an evolution in workholding. The design of every other vise on the market today is based on 1950s knee mill technology, but as every machinist knows CNC milling is a completely different work environment. The One-Lok was created from the ground up for use in CNC milling. Its unique design […]

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Save Money and Coolant with the Wogaard Coolant Saver

Wogaard Coolant Saver

The Wogaard Coolant Saver collects the cutting-fluid that is normally wasted through the machine tool’s automatic chip conveyor. The cutting fluid is reclaimed from the chip-container and returned to the machine tool’s main tank for re-use. A ‘greener’ business does not neccessarily mean an increase in operating costs. Environmental concerns should first and foremost be […]

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Remove 100% of Ferrous Contamination from Industrial Fluids

Magnetic filtration is the most effective means of removing problem ferrous particles from industrial fluids such as coolants, lubricants and wash solutions. All the benefits of Eclipse Magnetic Filters are based on their ability to remove 100% of ferrous particles including sub-micron particles from the process. Traditional filtration systems typically leave particles smaller than 5-10 […]

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Cut Costs with Darex Drill Sharpeners

Darex Drill Sharpener XT3000

Darex offers the world’s bestselling state-of-the-art sharpening tools for your business. Extend the life of your cutting tools with the full range of commercial drill sharpening products and parts. If you want the right point for the job sharpened quickly and simply the Darex XT-3000 is for you. It sharpens a wide variety of sizes […]

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1st MTA at Manufacturing and Engineering North East

North East Manufacturing & Engineering 2020 Logo

1st Machine Tool Accessories will be exhibiting at Manufacturing & Engineering North East, Stand D6, at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, on Wednesday 6th – Thursday 7th of July. On show will be the Tecnomagnete MillTec Grip, a magnetic workholding solution that paid for itself in three months at Andover-based Bowyer Precision, which you can […]

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Magnetic Clamp Pays For Itself in Three Months


  MAGNETIC CLAMP PAYS FOR ITSELF IN THREE MONTHS. An example of how astute workholding practices¬†can have a big impact on reducing production costs. In March 2016, bespoke special purpose machine manufacturer and CNC machining subcontractor, Bowyer Engineering, bought its first magnetic workholding equipment, an Italian-made component clamping system from Tecnomagnete supplied through sole UK […]

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MACH 2016 – Chick One-Lok Qwik Change Challenge Winners

One-Lok CNC Vise

During the Mach 2016 exhibition, 1st Machine Tool Accessories ran a Chick One-Lok Qwik Change Challenge, tasking event-goers with changing the jaws on a Chick One-Lok as fast as possible, with the best time each day winning a brand new iPad Air 2! We are now announcing the winners of the Challenge, and you can […]

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