MachiningCloud (Camarillo, CA), a product data provider for cutting tools, CNC machines and workholding, has announced that three new companies are making digital information available on its cloud-based service: Tap Associates, Garr Tool, and Colibri Spindles.
Tap Associates Inc. (Yerington, NV) is showcasing its line of self-locking Jϋngere tap extensions. Tap Associates provides self-locking tap extensions for machine and pipe taps. The partnership simplifies the process for Tap Associates’ customers to find the right solution for their cutting tool manufacturing jobs. Customers will be able to download descriptive, usage and geometric information directly into their shop floor software, such as CAM, simulation, and tool management systems.
“We would like to express our deep gratitude to the team and crew of MachiningCloud for their vision and generous contribution to companies and machinists worldwide,” said Pamela Gurr, general manager and co-owner, Tap Associates. We are truly grateful and proud to be a partner and beneficiary from all you have accomplished and will continue to accomplish as you forge a new business landscape with MachiningCloud.”
Over 10,500 items from Garr Tool Co. (Alma, MI) are now available on MachiningCloud, including solid-carbide tools such as drills, end mills, and reamers. “We at Garr Tool are excited to partner with MachiningCloud to offer our entire catalog in digital format,” Jeff Leppien, vice president. “With the shift to Industry 4.0, we anticipate this will add tremendous value to our existing and future customers, who rely more and more on instant and easy access to information that can greatly increase productivity. Garr Tool continues to innovate and leverage new technologies to improve our customer experience. We are proud to be part of the leading edge of machining technologies.”
“We are extremely happy to offer Garr Tool customers another channel to obtain the digital data needed to quickly find the right tools for their jobs without spending too much time searching through various resources,” said Pierre-Francois Tavard, senior product manager for MachiningCloud. “By utilizing cloud technology and industry standards, including ISO13399, STEP, GTC and MTConnect, MachiningCloud is capable of serving up-to-date product data to virtually any shop floor software or system.”
Information from Colibri Spindles Ltd. (Lavon Industrial Park, Israel) is now available on MachiningCloud. Colibri develops and manufactures high-speed spindle technology and solutions. The Colibri/MachiningCloud partnership simplifies the process of finding the right spindle speed increaser, as well as cutting tools, for customers’ manufacturing jobs.
“Colibri’s exclusive high-speed spindle technology has a proven impact on our customer’s profitability,” said Sharon Weiss, CEO, Colibri Spindles Ltd. “Utilizing both coolant power and high speed, greatly enhances performance by significantly cutting down on machining time, improving surface quality and extending tool life.”