In a recent podcast, Paul Lewis, regional manager for BIG KAISER, sat down with Alan Rooks, editor in chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, to discuss changes in recent years that have affected middle management at manufacturing companies.
Shrink-fit and hydraulic holders are both useful in low clearance, tight work envelopes found in moldmaking and multi-axis machining applications. When deciding which one to use, their differences will guide your choice.
Tapping is an efficient way to create threads in a drilled hole and it makes the overall machining process easier. Burley goes on to discuss this in further detail by emphasizing how tapping has changed within the industry over the years.