We are very excited to announce that David Edge has joined the Next Generation Tooling team. David has a wealth of experience from his 45+ years in the metalcutting industry. He not only knows the technical aspects of cutting tool applications but also the procedural functions that are important to manufacturers, Industrial distributors and machinery dealers.
David began his career in 1972 as a manufacturing engineer in turning applications, with Pneumatic Auto Turret lathes, Tracer lathes and manual Turret lathes. He cut his teeth in sales for 11 years as a cutting tool specialist for Valenite in the Bay area.
He moved north to work for RTW and Iscar where he managed Washington, Oregon and Western Canada for the many aerospace applciations in that area. In 2012 he moved back to the Bay area to manage Northern California for Tungaloy.
David also brings first hand experience as a distributor from his time at J&L Industrial Supply and Aronson-Campbell Industrial Supply as a carbide application engineer. He has a deep understanding of what the expectations are of a industrial distributor from a manufacturer.
David also has an inside knowledge of the expectations of a machine tool dealer from his time back in the late 1980's working at Selway Machine Tools.
The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 1,900 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors. The event is held every two years in September at McCormick Place, Chicago.
Don't miss out on the biggest show in Manufacturing - Register today! On-site registration is open Monday, Sept. 12 through Saturday, Sept. 17 in all four buildings of McCormick Place.
Tooling & Workholding Systems Pavilion in the West Building is open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Several of our Principals will have products on display at IMTS 2016. Below is where you can find them at the show.
Pavilion: Tooling & Workholding Systems
Let us know if you're attending and let's make plans to meet each other in Chicago!
Please welcome Matt Smith to the Next Generation Tooling Team! We are very pleased to announce that Matt Smith has joined our team.
Allied Machine has just announced their newest product line, the APX™ Drilling System!! The APX is designed for depths beyond the range of a traditional IC drill.
Allied's APX™ delivers the strength and versatility needed for any deep hole drilling application. The APX™ geometry is designed to increase penetration rates and tool life, providing the lowest cost per hole among deep hole drilling lines.
If you would like more information give us a call at 916.765.4227 or email us and we'll get you the catalog!
Have you seen the new App for drilling? If not you have to download this ASAP!
The Allied Machine & Engineering Corp. HOLEMAKING Calculator is an easy-to-use guide that helps anyone efficiently run tooling, minimizing the chance for scrapped material or broken tooling.
TheCalculator will prompt the user to input data (Tool Diameter, Spindle Drive, Material, etc.) and the calculator provides general machine requirements including horsepower, thrust, coolant pressure, etc.
Product lines included in this app are:
Requirements: Compatible with iPad.Requires iOS 4.3 or later.
Allied Machine & Engineering has just announced the introduction of i6149 (Metric) style AccuPort 432 Port Contour Inserts made from C-3 carbide with AM200 coating. These inserts have the same geometry as the C-5 carbide TiAlN coated inserts which allows our customers to produce a finished port in one step!
They are stocking both ridged & non-ridged configurations.
Allied expects that the new C-3 AM200 coated porting tools should greatly improve tool life in gray iron manifold applications of up to 50% over their standard C-5 TiAlN inserts. You gotta love when companies like Allied who keep improving their own products when they're already a leader in the field!
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Our blog section is written by several different people. Sometimes, it from our team here at Next Generation Tooling at other times it's by one of the wonderful manufacturer's we represent in California and Nevada