Hickory, NC —BENZ Inc., a technological leader for the production of advanced tooling for the metal industriy, has announced that it has introduced a new product called NanoFix®, a modular quick-change system for Swiss lathe live and static tools applications. “Manufacturers producing small parts for the aerospace, automotive and medical industries will benefit from the…

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By: LORI BECKMAN Managing Editor, Production Machining Modern tooling is reducing tool change time, taking tooling changes from minutes down to seconds. One of the critical measurements of machine shop productivity has always been equipment uptime, and in recent years, that factor has been dependent on improvements that amount to very few minutes or even seconds.…

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BENZ Inc. will present several tooling systems during IMTS 2016 (International Manufacturing Technology Show), September 12–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Showing in Booth W-2445, BENZ will feature its LinA broaching tools, crown gear technology for heavy-duty machining, adjustable angle heads for machining difficult angles, and production-enhancing modular quick-change tools. BENZ engineers its tooling systems…

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BENZ Inc., a technological leader for the production of innovative machining heads for the metalworking industry, has announced that it will be holding a Heavy Metal Sale to commemorate the company’s upcoming expansion and relocation from Charlotte, NC, to Hickory, NC.  During the promotional period from January 1 through February 19, 2016, BENZ will offer…

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BENZ Inc. has announced service for customers who need immediate turnaround of damaged or worn tools. The company, which offers tooling system repair and maintenance services to customers in the metalworking industry throughout the United States and Canada, guarantees downtime will be minimized to 72 hours with the BENZ Expedite Service. “At BENZ, we understand…

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To define an angle head’s optimum time of maintenance in crankcase manufacturing, MTU Friedrichshafen uses the BENZ operating hours counter. The digital indicator supports MTU Friedrichshafen in carrying out preventive servicing more efficiently and reduces to a minimum possible disruptions in the production process, such as those caused by the breakdown of units. In crankcase…

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