Production Machining

JAN 2019

Production Machining - Your access to the precision machining industrial buyer.

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PRODUCTS / SERVICES SUPPLIER SHOWCASE Edge Technologies is a process-driven company that increases performance using the principles of continuous improvement. Our engineering and application departments are staffed by associates who served as field service technicians. We understand the technology from a hands-on perspective. With a history of success and innovation as demonstrated by more than 30 years of experience providing bar feeder and lathe automation solutions to the production turning industry, we have completed more than 13,000 successful installations of magazine feeders in the North American marketplace. Edge has a pioneering history of innovation in the use of 12-foot magazine bar feeders on Swiss lathe applications, such as the develop- ment of telescopic noses to improve performance and safety. It's this commitment to excellence and innovation that provide a strong foundation for our company. Edge Technologies 11600 Adie Road St. Louis, MO 63043 Phone: 314-692-8388 Fax: 314-692-5152 email: edgesales@edgetechnologies.com :: edgetechnologies.com Edge Technologies represents the full line of Schlenker collets and guide bushings, including an selection of fully sealed collets made from the finest materials for long, uninterrupted use. Each of these collets are manufactured from steel specifically made for this use and accept polyurethane inserts that grip the barstock rather than steel as in other collet designs. This design allows the user to cut softer materials without any marks being left on the outside dimension of the final product. These inserts can be manufactured to grip round, square, hex and profiled materials. Schlenker collets and bushings are designed to have exceptional and consistent clamping pressures that handle bar inaccuracies and fluctuations with ease. 18 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: JANUARY 2019 Edge introduces the Rebel 80 Servo Unloader, a compact automatic part removal system for gently unloading parts, diameter range of 8 - 80 mm, from the subspindle of single-spindle CNC lathes. Featuring a large magazine for unattended operation, it combines the advantages of auto part unloading, small footprint and economical price. Extraction methods include: collets, expansion ID grippers, electromagnets and other OD grippers. The axial shift allows for maintenance access to the back of the lathe spindle. It extracts parts in lengths up to 915 mm (3 ft.) with a large 28" magazine capacity allowing for long unattended operation. It combines the advantages of auto part unloading with a small footprint and an economical price.

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