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Vortex Tool's Cata-
log #9 includes
thousands of tools
divided into wood
tooling, plastic tool-
ing, insert tooling,
and machine tool
accessories sections. It also has a new
section, Composites/Aluminum Tooling.
The catalog introduces new tool series and
contains technical information that can be
used to calculate feeds and speeds for
programming CNC machines.
introduces the Pro-Shear line of cutting tools. Taking
advantage of physics, the company
says it has curved the diamond face for
longer life, cleaner cutting and better value.
This tool can be used for milling all woods
as well as being combined with profiles.
Saber adds that the patent-pending technology is revolutionizing the PCD industry.
Ripping saw blade
Forrest says its 30-tooth
Woodworker II blade is
perfect for low-resistance,
easy-feed ripping of soft
or hard woods of any
thickness, and for fast
ripping of plywood without splintering the
veneer. The 7.25-in. diameter, thin kerf
version is for handheld circular saws, and
its standard bore fits 5/8-in. arbors.
CUTTING & GRINDING PRODUCTS
With expert guidance, the knowledge to improve any cutting
process, and our unconditional quality and performance
guarantee, Leitz partner customers are led through
continuous process improvements essential to their future.
Optimized production starts with better tooling.
Leitz Tooling, 4301 East Paris Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49512, 800.253.6070, leitztooling.com
Technical partnerships for
Digital stroke gauge
Precision Drive Systems (PDS) says its new
Precision digital stroke gauge enables
users to get more accurate measurements
and properly adjust their HSK-tapered au-
tomatic tool change spindles quickly and
easily. It works in any position, and has
a stable base with magnets to increase
accuracy and provide for reliable and
repeatable measurements. Measurements
are accurate to ± 0.001.