Ceratizit UK & Ireland has published the latest of its Special Selections catalogues, with almost 100 pages featuring the latest in cutting tool, workholding and technical support information.
While the list of new innovations is long, the key products in the new catalogue are the brand new exchangeable head boring system and the KUB Pentron CS drilling system, both of which offer significant advantages over existing equipment.
In combination with vibration-damped boring bars the new exchangeable head system users are finding that in in applications with extended overhangs customers are able to increase cutting data rather than reduce it to overcome vibrations, achieving reduced cycle times, while also generating improved surface finish and improved tool life. Standard versions of the base holders are available from CERATIZIT in 200, 218 and 283 mm lengths and diameters of 25, 32 and 40 mm, with the vibration-damped versions available in 150, 185 and 225 mm lengths. Their strengths include process security, reduced costs per component, optimum chip clearance and improved surfaces – and the full benefits can be seen irrespective of the materials to be machined.
While the KOMET KUB Pentron CS indexable insert drill provides a single operation, process-secure and high-performance drilling solution for bores up to 96 mm diameter with a diameter to length ratio of 3xD. To meet a growing customer demand for this range of hole sizes the KUB Pentron CS is now part of the Ceratizit standard range and available from stock for next day delivery.
The KUB Pentron CS system is modular in design making it suitable for universal use and for many special applications. The drills consist of a burnished, wear-resistant KUB Pentron CS base holder manufactured to the exacting standards customers are accustomed to from the Komet brand. This features the proven Komet ABS system for the coupling, as it offers significant advantages compared to other interfaces, such as the cylindrical shank, especially for large holes. These advantages include a higher clamping force and torsional stiffness, as well as better values with regard to force transmission, accuracy and machining performance. Two, high-precision cartridge seats are located in the base body, with the inner cartridge able to cover a specific diameter range, with the outer cartridge determining the bore diameter.
Also highlighted in the Special Selections catalogue is CERATIZIT’s new LiveTechPro App. While we continue to function in extraordinary times, with face-face contact limited the innovative LiveTechPro App provides immediate and competent visual support to deliver technical assistance in case of machining issues or, simply to help optimise processes. It features a live, bidirectional video and audio connection between the customer’s machine operator/production engineer and the technical support team from Ceratizit. While CERATIZIT has built its success on direct technical support this technology means its Technical Sales and Applications engineers don’t have to be there, to be there.
To receive a personal copy of the latest Special Selection publication please contact Ceratizit UK & Ireland on 0800 073 2073. Alternatively, it can be downloaded by following this link and clicking the Special Offers tab: Digital documents - indispensable for your work | CERATIZIT | WNT | KOMET
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For over 95 years, CERATIZIT has been a pioneer in developing exceptional hard material solutions for machining and wear protection. The private company, with registered offices in Mamer, Luxembourg, develops and produces highly specialised cutting tools, indexable inserts, rods made from hard materials and wear parts. The CERATIZIT Group is the global market leader in various application segments and successfully develops new carbide, cermet and ceramic grades, such as for wood and stone working.
With more than 8,000 employees at more than 30 production facilities and a sales network with over 50 branches, CERATIZIT is a global player in the carbide industry. The company's international network includes subsidiary Stadler Metalle and joint venture CB-CERATIZIT.
The technology leader is continually investing in research and development and holds more than 1,000 patents. Innovative hard material solutions from CERATIZIT are used in various sectors, including mechanical engineering and toolmaking, in the automotive and aerospace industries and in the oil, gas and medical industries.