Coolant-through tooling components and connectors that interfere with grooving, parting off and other turning operations become a thing of the past with the new additions to JETI (Jetstream Integrated) tooling from Seco Tools. Expansions to the range of MDT (Multi-Directional Turning), X4 (grooving and parting off) and 150.10 (parting-off) tool holders offer interference-free internal coolant capabilities and the choice to switch the underside stream channel on and off as the application requires.
Southco has expanded its Positioning Technology portfolio with the addition of a new Counterbalance Hinge that neutralizes the weight of heavy panels and lids, providing reliable positioning control for a variety of applications. The CB Counterbalance Hinge provides precise control when opening and closing heavy panels, reducing safety and liability concerns while improving end user ergonomics.
Although widely available and suitable for many applications, toggle clamps are often neglected and aren’t first to mind for design engineers. Paul Mulvey, Sales Manager at norelem UK, explains best practice uses for toggle clamps and how they benefit users.