Sights set firmly on supply chains and key components
Matthias Winter in an interview about the market development in the automotive sector, MAPAL's focus within the e-mobility sector and challenges in machining.
Green tools protect resources
The use of minimum quantity lubrication is a lever for saving resources in production. MAPAL offers almost all tools in variants for MQL.
CFRP demo part for trade fairs and events
A generic component developed in collaboration with the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland demonstrates MAPAL's expertise in CFRP machining.
Efficient deburring with robots
The FlyCutter from MAPAL is ideally suited for deburring battery trays. Robot manufacturer KADIA is enthusiastic about the PCD-tipped milling tool.
Why hydraulic chucks are more sustainable
Service life, energy balance, handling: Why hydraulic expansion chucks have clear advantages over shrink chucks in terms of sustainability.
New face milling cutters for more sustainability in aluminium machining
How MAPAL increases the cost-effectiveness of aluminium machining with two new milling tools.
Adapted hydraulic chuck as a problem solver
Simple, fast, safe and reliable – how the Swiss lathe manufacturer TORNOS is optimising the application performance of its multi-spindle lathe with the help of MAPAL hydraulic chucks.
Customer needs as an impetus for innovation
At the AMB in Stuttgart, MAPAL will be presenting new products and innovative machining solutions for the focus industries, thereby increasing the competitiveness of customers.
A new turn for e-mobility
Innovative machining process from NILES-SIMMONS and MAPAL with simultaneous internal and external machining and a combination of turning and boring/fine boring.
MAPAL at the AMB 2022
At AMB 2022 in Stuttgart, MAPAL will be presenting innovations for the focus industries and options for increasing sustainability in Hall 1, Stand D10.
Strategic partnership in mould making
Röders GmbH and MAPAL jointly develop the machining strategy for a generic component. The approach is convincing - both in the CAM simulation and on the machine.
A turn of events
How the TET-CAM team is bringing project planning to another level.
Even more cost-effective turbochargers
How the complete machining of turbochargers becomes even more productive with indexable insert milling cutters from the NeoMill range.
3D milling of CFRP prototypes from batch sizes of one
MAPAL supports ERIKS Deutschland GmbH with process expertise and an extensive range of tools for turnkey CFRP machining.
Problem solver even for tricky cases
MAPAL tools demonstrate their performance potential in several problematic applications at the mould making company HaGeForm Sachsen.
Automotive technology for aeroplanes
Machine manufacturer F. Zimmermann GmbH and MAPAL jointly set standards in the project implementation and machining of an aerospace component.
Milling stainless steel with six cutting edges
The trochoidal milling cutter OptiMill-Tro-Inox with six cutting edges achieves maximum metal removal rates and 30 percent longer tool life in stainless steel.
A multi-stage fine boring tool for the highest precision
Multi-stage fine boring tool from MAPAL machines component made of GGG40 with six bores, each with three merging cylindrical areas.
The Digital Twin is Showing its Teeth
Quality assurance and error detection in production through real-time data analysis is promised by the Machining Analytics Solutions module from c-Com.
Electronic actuating tool makes milling-turning centre an all-rounder
The integration of the TOOLTRONIC mechatronic tool system into the RX18 milling turning centre from Reiden Technik AG met the customer's high requirements.
Titanium Machining Takes Off
MAPAL is making drilling and milling of the ductile, high-strength workpiece material more productive, thereby reducing costs.
MAPAL is investing in countersink manufacturing
Countersinks from MAPAL produce high quality countersinks and are fast and durable. MAPAL is investing in production at the Winterlingen site in 2022.
When nothing is allowed to go wrong
With MAPAL tools, users can rely on the highest process reliability and precision in the final machining processes of the almost finished component.
Performance boost with NeoMill face milling cutter
NeoMill face milling cutters from MAPAL cut machining times of screw compressors at BOGE Kompressoren by fifty percent.
Optimisation in mould making
On the way to industrial toolmaking, Schülken Form is optimising its production processes. MAPAL tools play an important role in this.
Machining carbide with PCD solid head milling cutters
The new PCD solid head milling cutters from MAPAL with 2-6 millimetres diameter machine carbide and other hard-brittle materials fast and with long tool lives.
Wide field of applications for PCD tools
PCD tools from MAPAL demonstrate their performance in a wide range of applications and industries. Respirators or spectacle lenses are examples.
IMPULSE — edition 76 is available
News on e-mobility. New tools for machining titanium as well as valve housings and pot-shaped stator housings. A new module from c-Com.
MAPAL Focuses on Fluid Technology
The spool bore in valve housings has particularly tight tolerances. The machining process from MAPAL fulfils the specifications reliably and with high economic efficiency.
Continuous process for electromobility
Topfförmige Statorgehäuse für Elektromotoren sind aufgrund ihrer Dünnwandigkeit und engen Toleranzen anspruchsvoll zu bearbeiten. MAPAL liefert den kompletten Prozess.
Practical storage system for tools and accessories
AMT Schmid, manufacturer of drive solutions, facilitates the management of the production equipment with the UNIBASE-S tool dispensing system.
IMPULSE — edition 75 is available
Discover smart solutions as well as the potential of MAPAL’s Tooltronic and the radial milling cutters NeoMill.
Productivity and cost-effectiveness with indexable insert milling cutters NeoMill
Maximum economic efficiency and productivity in series production: The NeoMill indexable insert milling cutters with a complete portfolio for roughing and semi-finishing.
When tool expertise and consulting quality match
For the production of sophisticated clamping devices for machine tools, Bonertz Technik GmbH relies on the performance and process reliability of MAPAL tools.
Sophisticated PCD tool concepts for machining aluminium
Carl Hirschmann GmbH processes aluminum forged parts for sports vehicles with multi-stage combination tools from its development partner MAPAL.
PCD for machining challenging aviation components
MAPAL solutions for aerospace: 60 percent longer tool life when drilling CFRP materials and long-chipping aluminum alloys with process-reliable dry roughing.
High performance in precision machining of aluminium
Aluminum structural components for aircraft are mostly machined from solid. This requires enormous performance and high precision from machines and tools.
Three-edged drilling and reaming in one step
Three cutting edges and six guide chamfers for high precision and economic efficiency: The Tritan-Drill-Reamer from MAPAL machines fitting bores in one step.
Market segments are defining the clamping technology of the future
In the interview, Dennis Minder and Jochen Schmidt explain the new structures in clamping technology at MAPAL and the great advantages of the new hydraulic expansion technology.
CVD coatings for steel and cast iron machining
Tools with innovative CVD coatings machine steel and cast materials much more economically. Examples from the fields of milling and reaming.
IMPULSE edition 74 is available
The latest edition of Impulse is available. One of the main topics is the market launch of MAPAL in the die and mould sector.
E-Mobility: New Catalogue
Electrified components, their structure, their requirements and MAPAL's machining concepts –useful tips and detailed illustrations.
One tool for reaming both through bores and blind bores
Range extension: New series can be used for through and blind bores. Tool and storage costs are reduced.
Partner in the mining industry
Tool life and feed more than doubled, with excellent surfaces. The Rockbit-Drills from MAPAL machine the seats for bit inserts in mining tools.
Economical reaming in cast iron and steel in high quantities
The new, particularly economical replaceable head reamers from MAPAL, especially for the large-scale machining of cast and steel materials.
Economical and reliable machining of steel beams
The flexible use of steel beams in many areas goes hand in hand with closely defined manufacturing tolerances. How MAPAL contributes to high process reliability.
Drilling diameters from one millimeter with internal cooling
For steel machining in the micro range, MAPAL has expanded its range of solid carbide drills to include the new MICRO-Drill-Steel series for the diameter range 1.0 to 2.9 mm.
New generation of clamping devices - UNIQ Mill Chuck & UNIQ DReaM Chuck 4,5°
Since November 2020, the first two series of MAPAL chucks have been available in the new design which is already winning awards.
Design prize for MAPAL clamping tools
MAPAL’s clamping tools meet all the hallmarks of good industrial and product design. What’s more, they have now been recognised with one of the world’s most respected design prizes: the iF DESIGN AWARD.
Lowering costs with sophisticated tool solutions
Tools have an impact on the overall operating costs of machining. It pays off to focus on the overall operating costs when purchasing.
Process-safe chip breaking during fine machining
MAPAL has developed a chip guiding stage for reliable chip breaking during steel machining.
For Short Machining Times – Try Whirling Instead of Grinding
Why whirling is worthwhile for ball screw threads, what this has to do with ball nose milling cutters and what role additive manufacturing plays in this.
High-performance milling in aluminium and steel
MAPAL is expanding its portfolio in the area of high-performance milling cutters in the OptiMill family for aluminium and steel machining.
The c-Com wear detection app: a technical advisor in your pocket
Worn cutting edges raise questions about their nature, cause and future prevention. Luckily, c-Com has the answers.
With additive manufacturing to more productivity - Bell tool for external machining from MAPAL
Lighter PKD tools usually mean significantly higher cutting data. An example of this is the new bell tool from MAPAL.
Milling cast and steel parts more cost-effectively
MAPAL's new milling cutter program with indexable inserts shows its potential in concrete applications.
New chucks for standardized Processes
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation relies on the expertise and service of MAPAL when planning a new engine production line at its Kyoto plant.
Partnerships, customer portals and artificial intelligence
c-Com isn’t just developing its own applications. It’s also generating added value for customers by working closely with cooperation partners.
Complete Supplier in Tool and Mould Making
Why MAPAL has a unique selling point as a complete supplier in tool and mould making and how customers benefit from this.
The new FaceMill-Diamond: Process-reliable face milling with a long tool life
The productivity of MAPAL's PCD facemilling system Face-Mill-Diamond increased due to research and development.
Highly precise machining of truck engine cylinder bores
High-precision MAPAL actuating tools and a special setting fixture ensure precise and economical production at Mercedes-Benz in Mannheim.
Reliable and Cost-effective Manufacture of Turbochargers in Series
Manufacturers of turbochargers face challenges in machining. How MAPAL makes the entire process cost-effective and efficient.
Better, faster, more cost-effective: drilling from solid in steel
With many innovations, MAPAL increases the cost-effectiveness of solid drilling of steel. Specialists are available for different applications.
High speed in die & mould sector
MAPAL presents performant and precise solid carbide cutting tools for various applications and machining processes for die & mould.
High-performance Milling Cutter for the Machining of Structural Parts
Axel Fleischer speaks in an interview about challenges, opportunities and new potential in the aerospace industry with high-performance milling cutters from MAPAL
Superlative Fine Boring – Grüner Relies on MAPAL
A tool weighing 207 kilograms performs the internal machining of a transmission housing. MAPAL has developed the appropriate measuring device for the tool.
Challenge of setting to the µm - tactile measurement for less machine downtime
How Alupress saves a lot of time, increases process reliability and works with high precision with the UNISET-P from MAPAL.
Aircraft Industries depends on milling cutters for high-volume machining from MAPAL
High volume milling cutters, drilling/countersinking combination tools and reamers in use in the parts production and final assembly of aircraft manufacturer Aircraft Industries.
Machining time halved, process stabilized - multi-cutting edged MAPAL fine boring tool
What role do axle swings play on crawler tracks for tractors and why maximum accuracy is required when machining them.
Handling Made Easy for External Reaming of Small Diameters
Adjustable external reamers offer an economical alternative to the traditional grinding process in series production.
Higher Surface Quality through Vibration Dampaning
New Milling Cutter Arbors with Vibration Damper Improve Process Reliability and Surfaces
Electric motor housings reliably enter large-scale production
For the complete machining of housings for electric motors, MAPAL is offering tool solutions which are ready for series production, reliable and absolutely precise.
MAPAL Expert Day highlights potential in steel and cast machining
Scientists, users and tool specialists show various ways of increasing efficiency. Participants are enthusiastic.
c-Connect – digitizing one step at a time
How machining companies manage to digitalise their manufacturing processes without seeing the need to completely modernize their machining park.
Reduced time requirement and logistics effort with decentralised tool dispensing system
How companies use UNIBASE-S to store and manage tools, parts and accessories optimally and close to the workplace ...
Constant velocity joints for electro mobility
Why Neapco relies on ball nose milling cutters from MAPAL for hard machining the homokinetic outer joint of a drive shaft.
More precision in the setting room
With tailor-made services, the MAPAL specialists ensure that the setting fixtures work reliably and accurately during production.
Excellent result thanks to close, partnership-based cooperation
MTU Friedrichshafen converts finish machining to minimally invasive face milling. They also achieve evenness improved by a factor of 10 with milling cutters from MAPAL.
OptiMill-Uni-Wave Cord Roughing Cutter
Large cutting depth, optimum chip removal and high material removal rate – the new universal milling cutter from MAPAL is impressive for machining steel and stainless steel.
Miniaturisation in clamping technology thanks to additive manufacturing
Additively manufactured hydraulic chucks in small format from MAPAL are following the trend towards miniaturisation. They meet the highest standards.
External reamer ensures high-precision cylindricity
With the tool for external machining, Völlm machines pins onto planetary carriers economically and with high precision and process reliability
Perfect combination for structural parts – faster, better, lower cutting forces
F. Zimmerman GmbH relies on high volume milling cutters from MAPAL in combination with their machining centre FZH, which therefore raises performance to a whole new level.
Great potential in drilling from the solid carbide on heat exchangers with the TTD-Tritan
A higher efficiency in production is achieved through the usage of heat exchanger. Even more potential can be reached with the usage of economically made high precision tools. As a TTD-Tritan proves to reduce the cycle time by 57 percent...
With MAPAL for a chatterfree process
Various tool concepts reduce vibrations during machining and ensure a smooth, reliable process.
Using new solutions for a reliable process - relief bore is introduced in crancshafts
How an automobile manufacturer brings a new process safely into series production with MAPAL by its side as technology partner.
Smaller, more heat resistant more and more individual - application focus clamping technology from MAPAL
Interview with product manager Jochen Schmidt about the role of clamping technology in the machining process, the advantages thanks to additive manufacturing and digital services
Concentrated flexibility and efficiency – facing heads and mounting tools from MAPAL
Bühring is tasked with machining complex contours on components for straw balers. Why the company has decided to go for a tool solution from MAPAL
Precise, efficient and easy to handle – Tools for fine machining bores from MAPAL
Interview with product manager Michael Neumann about accuracy, efficiency and handling when reaming and fine boring
Dry Machining of Multilayer Composites in Aircraft Construction
The final assembly of aircraft presents special challenges for tool manufacturers. MAPAL has developed special tools just for this.