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ZOLLER products in practice

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Star SU Uses Virtual Inspection and Cut Simulation 

Recent changes in automotive technology include a move away from hydraulic to electric steering systems. For Star SU, that means much tighter tolerances in the manufacture of rack milling cutters at their Tawas, Michigan plant. Today’s steering systems contain highly engineered rack and pinion components.

The complexity and precision of these components require cutting tool measurement techniques not found on standard inspection equipment. Recently, Andy Kobs, Star SU cutting tool designer,...
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Star Cutter Co.: In-Process Inspection Saves Powertrain Time 

Northern Tool, a division of Star Cutter Co. (Farmington Hills, MI), is well-known for designing and producingspecial carbide cutting tools—often for automotive powertrain production—that accomplish more than one cutting operation in a single pass. With its CNC tool grinders, OD grinders, roughing OD grinders, and edge prep machines, plus blank prep machines and a cutoff and laser-etching machine, the company produces carbide drills, reamers, end mills, and form tools.

An investment in...
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H. Beck Machinery Ltd.: Presetting System Saves Die-Maker Time, Money 

H. Beck Machinery Ltd. (Windsor, ON, Canada) specializes in high-accuracy, large-scale CNC custom machining using 10 large machines from boring mills to a six-axis Droop + Rein mill and a five-axis Fidia machining center. ZOLLER tool management systems have saved H. Beck Machinery machine time and permitted longer untended machine operation in its machining of auto stamping dies from roughing to finishing.
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FRAISA SA: Measuring device allows speedy multi-tasking 

Measuring tools can be a time-consuming task which cannot be neglected without compromising the quality of a company's products. A Swiss toolmaker is using a new machine said to combine speed, precision abd being able to perform several functions at the same time.
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Bosch Rexroth: How Bosch Rexroth in Fountain Inn Pumps Up Manufacturing Cost Control 

At its Fountain Inn, SC, plant, Bosch Rexroth produces many different axial piston hydraulic pumps and valve housings for its drive products for heavy equipment and agricultural applications. Controlling the cost of more than 900 different tool assemblies it uses is a major task. A ZOLLER Tool Management System is how it’s done.
Bosch Rexroth in Fountain Inn has two production buildings with more than 90 CNC machine tools, mostly DMG and Mori Seiki machining centers operating 24 hours a day, 7...
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Ceratizit S.A.: Pioneers – also for "hard" cases 

Ceratizit is both a pioneer and global player in hard material solutions. The products, for example, hob cutters, reversing plates or cutting inserts, are used in a host of markets and industries - such as in the automotive industry, the petrochemical industry, in mechanical engineering, energy technology as well as wood and stone machining. The permanent further development of the product portfolio called for new solutions, including the production periphery and the process procedures. At the...
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Lufthansa Technik AG: Flexible technology for safe take-off 

A modern aircraft is a highly complex machine. The safety of passengers as well as the reliability and cost-effectiveness of an airline's flying operations depends on error-free functioning of the parts and perfect interactions. This is based on state-of-the-art technology on board - and behind the scenes. It must also enable maximum possible flexibility in the "manufacturing" unit of "VIP and Governance”. The spectrum of parts is considerable, customer wishes are extremely individual and...
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Neuber Industrial Diamond Co.: Assuring perfect diamond tools 

Neuber Industrial diamond Co., Burlington, MA, has been making quality natural and synthetic diamond tools since 1945 and PCD and CBN tools since 1965. Neuber’s many years of experience in making natural diamond tools have produced the best procedures for brazing, cutting and polishing PCD and CBN.
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VAT Vakuumventile AG: Strong partners for zero defect production 

VAT, an internationally operating Swiss company and market leader in vacuum valves for the semiconductor and vacuum coating industry, has been manufacturing in accordance with the zero defect principle for years. This requires unconditional quality - across the entire value chain. And makes ZOLLER a valued partner with its technologically leading, one hundred percent reli able and highly accurate presetting and measuring machines.
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GMN Paul Müller Industrie GmbH & Co. KG: "Clean-up week" in the tool cabinet 

Optimization of set-up times and tool life are objectives in any manufacturing operation. This usually focuses on machines, less often on lacking organization of tools. The GMN Paul Müller Industrie GmbH & Co. KG in Nuremberg, Germany, has created order in its tool management by introducing a ZOLLER solution, consisting of a tool presetter machine and the TMS Tool Management Solutions, a solution which has paid off: search times and corresponding longer machine operating times have been reduced,...
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