Toolholding Considerations for High-Speed Spindles

Toolholding Considerations for High-Speed Spindles

The push to get products to market as quickly as possible, along with an increasingly global and competitive manufacturing sector, continues to drive the development of machine tool spindles that can keep pace with customer demand. Today, high-speed spindles and...
Shops Should Consider Options When Measuring Runout

Shops Should Consider Options When Measuring Runout

Total Indicator Runout (TIR), or the reference value of how much a tool moves (or wobbles) off center as it rotates, is measured by setting up a part so that it rotates about a particular axis, then measuring a surface of interest as the part is rotated. The...