It is hard to argue that horizontal machining centers are the work horses of the machining industry. Known for their repeatable production abilities, they are relied upon around the clock by manufacturers world-wide. While high volume creates great opportunity, broken tool monitoring is utilized to prevent faulty work pieces, material waste, and production down time.
Techna-Tool is a worldwide leader in monitoring system supply, development, and service. Let’s look at a few common asked questions regarding broken tool detection on horizontal machining centers: