Machine keyways in-place on large shafts
Model 424 keyway cutting machine mounts on shaft diameters from 1 1/2-24 in. The tool uses standard 1/2-in.
Model 424 keyway cutting machine mounts on shaft diameters from 1 1/2-24 in. The tool uses standard 1/2-in. shank end mills and features a unique bull pin design that permits the cutting head to pivot either side of center to produce keyways from 1/4-1 1/4-in. wide, up to 2-in. deep, and 6-in. long and then return to the centerline. Tapered roller bearings, no-load gibs, and a sealed feed screw provide smooth operation.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey