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Star Micronics to Launch the SD-26, a CNC Swiss-Type Automatic Lathe

Star Micronics to Launch the SD-26, a CNC Swiss-Type Automatic Lathe

Star Micronics has developed the SD-26, a new model Swiss type automatic lathe(*1) capable of up to 26-dia. machining. It is mainly targeted at complex-shaped parts for automotive, hydraulic/pneumatic equipment and medical-related uses, and will be available for sale worldwide from April 2023.

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DRILLING MICRO HOLES IN 303 STAINLESS STEEL

DRILLING MICRO HOLES IN 303 STAINLESS STEEL

By Michal OrzechowskiOne of the most interesting applications I recently encountered was drilling micro holes dia. .010/.100 deep and dia. .025/.350 deep in SS303.The part was processed using state of the art STAR CNC SW-12RII (pic. 1) incorporating NSK Air Driven...

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Apprenticeship Program News

Apprenticeship Program News

May 2022New England Tool Corporation will be participating in the apprenticeship program again this year, this time partnering up with Manchester High School right here in Manchester, CT where we are located!Over the years, we have participated in several...

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Interesting & Non-Typical Service Calls

Interesting & Non-Typical Service Calls

As a road technician for CNC machines, your days and weeks can be filled with typical services such as a bearing replacement job or an alignment. On other days, it can be electric troubleshooting, ball screw changes and motors all in one day.

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New Star SL Series machines SL-7 and SL-10 coming soon!

New Star SL Series machines SL-7 and SL-10 coming soon!

Star Micronics Co., Ltd. has developed the SL-7 and SL-10, two new SL Series Swiss-type automatic lathes coming soon to NETC. New SL models have been developed to suit small diameter machining requirements and offer accurate, efficient machining capabilities within a...

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2021 Oktoberfest Open House

2021 Oktoberfest Open House

New England Tool Corporation will be hosting the second biennial Oktoberfest Open House on Wednesday, September 29th and Thursday, September 30th from 10AM to 6PM; in conjunction with a Manufacturing Day – Virtual Open House on Friday, October 1st, 2021 (to help kickoff National Manufacturing Day).

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Top 10 benefits of using coolant

Top 10 benefits of using coolant

By Michal OrzechowskiUsing high pressure coolant could save time, money and overall improve machining performance. Yes, sometimes the mist can be a nuisance and it’s another maintenance task to keep high pressure pump clean but there are more benefits than...

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A New Way to Collect and Sort Parts for CNC Machine Tools

A New Way to Collect and Sort Parts for CNC Machine Tools

By Lori BeckmanIt’s not uncommon to see machine shops use stacked buckets, empty coffee tins and other crude containers to collect parts from their machines. That trick does the job, but it certainly does not offer additional benefits for running smoother production....

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Benefits of upgrading equipment

Benefits of upgrading equipment

By Brian KleinOften times people use the mentality “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” or “Why should I get something new when what I have works fine.”Well, that approach in mindset can really have you overlook something that could make your life easier, and in most...

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Drilling Op Longer than stroke

Drilling Op Longer than stroke

By Michal Orzechowki This customer project required drilling 6.5” when the machine stroke was only 5.2”. Our solution was to make a custom short projection coolant through holder and change machine parameters to allow additional stroke. Sorry we can’t show you the...

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