Ramping cutter for aluminum machining
The M2131 Sky-tec ramping cutter allows shorter machining time due to its high metal removal rate and delivers long tool life.
The M2131 Sky-tec ramping cutter allows shorter machining time due to its high metal removal rate and delivers long tool life. It has high levels of process reliability to the machining of non-ferrous metals such as the aluminum wrought allows or aluminum lithium alloys often used in aircraft structural components. This 90° shoulder milling cutter with ramping capability has a maximum cutting depth of 0.59 in or 0.78 in (15 or 20 mm), a diameter range of 0.98 in-3.14 in (25-80 mm), and a high level of radial runout accuracy. The M2131, with integral cooling for MQL or emulsion, has a finely balanced basic body, with different interfaces such as HSK, ScrewFit, cylindrical shank or shell mill mount.
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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