About the presentation
Titanium has always placed demands on tools and machines during the cutting process. In recent years, titanium 3.7165 became prevalent among lightweight materials as a material with outstanding properties, especially in the aviation, space, and medical industries. This alloy, normally referred to as Ti6Al4V, shows a very good combination of strength, corrosion resistance, and capacity to withstand stresses. Although this material has good empirical values and cutting data, processing it remains one of the supreme disciplines in machining. WFL pays attention to implementing customer requirements so they become an integrative part of the overall concept. For example, it’s possible to respond to the requirements of customer projects through a special design for guides and spindles and to adapt the machine components to the respective loads. The topic of cooling is especially important where titanium machining is concerned. As titanium burns at temperatures above 880°C, appropriate fire and explosion protection must be ensured. An additional factor is that it’s also possible to measure the workpieces inside the machine when work is in progress on the WFL
complete machining centers.
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Meet your presenter
John Kelly began his career more than 30 years ago as an applications engineer with Cincinnati Milacron in Worcester, Massachusetts. Since then, he’s worked for various production equipment builders, specialty steel manufacturers in the sales and operational capacities. Kelly returned to the machine tool industry nine years ago, holding sales positions with DMGMori and SNK Inc. Currently he is a regional sales manager for the Eastern U.S. with WFL Millturn Technologies. His diversified experience throughout industrial sectors gives him the ability to accept the extensive technological changes and challenges that today’s machine tool industry represents.
About the company
WFL Millturn Technologies GmbH & Co. KG is the leading supplier in the field of complete machining. WFL is the only manufacturer worldwide that focuses exclusively on the production of multifunctional turning-boring-milling centers. Both the modular structure of the Millturn’s and the tailor-made special solutions guarantee the perfect solution for complex manufacturing tasks. With a Millturn, the customer doesn’t only acquire a CNC-machine which fulfills the highest quality and precision levels, but also gets an unbeatable competitive advantage.