Producing threads in hardened steel is costly. This applies to blind hole machining in particular because reversing the tap during this process can cause torque peaks when the root of the chip is sheared off, resulting in fractures.
Milwaukee Tool continues to drive jobsite productivity to new heights with the introduction of the M12 FUEL Installation Drill/Driver, developed specifically for the installation phase of construction and for MEP service contractors.
RBC Bearings Incorporated, a leading international manufacturer of highly-engineered precision bearings and components for the industrial, defense and aerospace industries, recently announced the acquisition of Swiss Tool Systems AG, from Cross Equity Partners LLP and other private owners for approximately CHF 33.0 million ($33.9M), to be financed through cash on hand and debt.
The Ficodis Group announces the acquisition of Blue Point Tool and Supply, a Long Island-based industrial supply company specializing in products and services for the metal working industry.
H13 is a widely used versatile tool steel, and is well known for its excellent combination of high resistance to compression, thermal shock and abrasion. H13 is heavily used for more hot work tooling applications than other grades of tool steel as well as a variety of cold work conditions because of its high toughness and good stability in heat treatment. H13 covers a wide range of application from die casting, extrusion dies and high toughness and polished (up to A1 grade) injection mold components.
The Fluke Pack30 Professional Tool Backpack won the Silver Award in the Miscellaneous category of the ACHR-The News 2019 Dealer Design Awards.