Get to the Point: Four Tips for Single-Point Threading

Get to the Point: Four Tips for Single-Point Threading Single-point threading is among the more challenging of all turning operations. Cutting pressures are high, tool life often poor, and the line between a good part and one bound for the...

Get a Grip: Five Ways to Improve Lathe Workholding, Part II

Get a Grip: Five Ways to Improve Lathe Workholding, Part II As mentioned in the previous blog post, 3-jaw chucks rank among the most important lathe accessories for anyone who turns parts for a living. In fact, even calling them...

Get a Grip: Five Ways to Improve Lathe Workholding, Part I

Get a Grip: Five Ways to Improve Lathe Workholding, Part I Of all the accessories found on any engine lathe or tool room lathe, the 3-jaw chuck is easily the most important; unfortunately, it’s also quite often the least appreciated....

Listening to Maudslay – A Look at the Kent USA CSM-1440 CNC Lathe

It’s tough to beat a good engine lathe. For many shop owners, it was the first machine they purchased, quite possibly a two-fer deal that included a knee mill and a band saw. And if it was a good one,...

Cylindrical Grinding’s Alive and Well

Cylindrical grinding is one of the oldest of all machining technologies. Though credit for its invention remains a bit fuzzy, most attribute development of the first production grinding machine to Charles Norton (ironically, not the same Norton of grinding wheel...

From Manual to CNC

A manual knee mill is a bit like Sally, the golden retriever you’ve had since she was a pup. You’re with her every day. She’s hard working and you know what to expect from her. And even though getting Sally...

Motiv Space Systems: Out of this World Manufacturing

At Kent USA, we take great pride in the quality and level of service we provide to our customers. Our customers have expressed their opinions on the machine tools we offer: Scott Vanderzyl, Principal Manufacturing Engineer at Motiv Space Systems,...

Full Range of Automatic Surface Grinders

For grinding operations, surface grinding is the most common. The machine is used to produce a smooth accurate finish on either metallic or nonmetallic materials to give them a more refined look by removing the oxide layer and impurities on...

Kent USA to showcase Rize 3D Printer at Aerodef 2018

Kent Industrial USA, Inc., serving our customers since 1979, providing conventional and CNC machine tool equipment and serving the aerospace and defense industries, is proud to offer the RizeTM One 3D printer, debuting at the Aerodef Manufacturing Tradeshow on March...

Compact and Cost-Effective EDM from Kent USA

Compact and cost-effective, the WSi-200 electric discharge machine boasts high-precision mold machining with special sixth axis/rotation that is ideal for aerospace technology, IC electronics and medical high technology applications.  It can accommodate workpieces up to 22 x 19 x 5...

SHOW AND EXHIBITS

IMTS 2018
Booth 236736
September 10-15, 2018
MCCORMICK PLACE
CHICAGO, IL
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