The ST-20 / ST-38 Swiss-type lathes from Star CNC are some of the most advanced, high precision sliding head lathes available. Quick-change tooling system is used with offline presetting for fast tool change. Three independent turret design allows for three tools in a cut for faster production. Rigid design and simultaneous front and rear end working and 12 axes provide the machine's complex machining capability.
High-Torque Knobs May Be "Biggest Cost-Saver Over the Next 10 Years!" Tooling is a vital and often overlooked process in the production of automobiles, as every single part of a new car requires a unique tool. What if an actual flaw in the tooling was robbing manufacturers of the ability to produce parts accurately? Officials at Boeing and Sandvik recently discovered one such flaw -- and a solution to the problem. Full Article
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