Machining at higher speeds can save time and money, however, increasing the speed also means increasing the inherent risk in the situation. To maximize speed potential, a holistic approach that considers tool, holder, machine and operator is essential.
In order to take full advantage of a machine tool's capabilities, you must have the tooling to unlock a machine’s full capability. Here is some advice for making the most of a new machine tool with the right tooling.
Constantly optimizing processes and equipment to achieve an advantage over other race teams, Team Penske adopted tooling improvements based on its decision to expand usage of the BIG-Plus spindle interface and tool holders.