A leap forward in shrink-fit technology
by Bernard Martin
Platinum Tooling has introduced the Rineck Induktherm Rapid Shrink II VCS Machine to its repertoire, promising a paradigm shift in the way machining professionals approach shrink-fit tooling. In this article, we'll explore the key features, benefits, and applications of this cutting-edge machine that has garnered attention in the manufacturing industry.
Key Features of the Rineck Induktherm Rapid Shrink II VCS Machine:
Rapid Heating Technology
The Induktherm Rapid Shrink II VCS Machine is equipped with rapid heating technology, ensuring swift and efficient tool heating. This feature significantly reduces downtime and enhances overall operational efficiency. The heating time takes only between 3 – 9 seconds!
Versatile Cooling System (VCS)
The VCS system integrated into the machine allows for both air and water cooling, providing flexibility based on the specific requirements of different tools and materials. The cooling time varies between 15 and 50 seconds depending on the mass of the tool holder.
The machine boasts a user-friendly interface, making it easy for operators to navigate and control the heating and cooling processes. Intuitive controls contribute to a seamless user experience.
Precision and Consistency
The Induktherm Rapid Shrink II VCS Machine ensures precise and consistent tool clamping, critical for achieving accuracy in machining processes. This level of reliability is essential in applications where tolerances are tight. It's designed for use with HM tools with shafts of Ø 3 to Ø 32 mm and HSS tools of Ø 6 to Ø 32 mm
Despite its advanced features, the machine maintains a compact design, making it suitable for various workshop environments. Its space-saving attributes make it a versatile choice for machining facilities of different sizes.
Benefits and Applications
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