Gewefa use AMB platform to launch new hydraulic chuck concept
Gewefa GmbH - Halle 1: Stand 1F90

AMB0003Gewefa GmbH, the parent company of Corsham based Gewefa UK Limited will be exhibiting a range of toolholding products and systems at the forthcoming AMB exhibition in Stuttgart, including a debut for a new concept of hydraulic chuck toolholder designed for turning applications on multi-task machines.

Gewefa offers an extensive range of hydraulic turning tool holders but the new system has added advantages in terms of ease of clamping/unclamping and the elimination of the need for gauging.

As a general principle, hydraulic turning tool holders offer exceptional dampening qualities giving extended tool life and improved surface finish when used in conjunction with standard carbide tipped tooling or for hard turning applications.

These features are particular highlighted with the new Gewefa hydraulic system which also benefits from an ergonomic one turn tool clamp and un-clamp release actuating screw, as opposed to the three or four clamp screws required with conventional ‘mechanical’ turning tool-holders.

The customers square turning tools are modified to an h6 cylindrical shaft with the addition of a small clamping flat which is machined relative to the orientation and height of the turning tool insert. As a consequence no gauging is required.

The new system is available with HSK-T location and VDI, with the options of both axial and radial versions.

Finally, also at AMB will be a number of Gewefa UK’s technical partners exhibiting a range of products and systems allied to tool holding and ranging from collets to driven tools and spindle monitoring devices.

EWS are in Hall 3 – stand 3B20; Simon Nann in Hall 1 – stand 1C78 and OTT-Jakob on the Gallery at stand 1Z112.

Gewefa at Ward CNC

AMB0003Among the key partners supporting Ward CNC’s forthcoming Open House at its Midlands and South (Redditch) showroom and demonstration facility will be Corsham based toolholding and associated equipment specialist Gewefa UK

The two day event – October 9th and 10th – will showcase the full portfolio of CNC machine tools available from Ward CNC and will provide visitors with the opportunity to discuss and view demonstrations of Gewefa toolholding products as well as those of its UK partners.

A particular emphasis will be on the extensive range of EWS static and driven tooling which, when fitted to lathes and turning centres, can greatly increase the productivity and capability of machines in a most cost effective manner.

Examples of Gewefa toolholding will be featured on a number of demonstration machines during the event and Gewefa experts will be present to discuss products from other key partners it represents in the UK, notably OTT-Jakob, Nann, Pibomulti and Rineck.

The Open House event will demonstrate Ward CNC’s continued investment in its Midlands and South (Redditch) facility, including the creation of a newly established Sales Team consisting of four Area Business Managers offering coverage of the entire Midlands & South region, as well as a fully operational showroom extensively
equipped with CNC Machine Tools.

Visitors to the Gewefa stand in the showroom area will be able to benefit from a number of purchasing incentives on key products and tool holding packages relevant to the machines being demonstrated.

The event takes place at TW Ward CNC Machinery Ltd, Meir Road, Park Farm North, Redditch, Worcestershire B98 7SY.

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