In hostile machining environments, it is essential that any variation is removed from the production process so that components meet the tight tolerances required in advanced industries, each and every time. That’s why the efficient and accurate setting of cutting tools is the absolute cornerstone of precision manufacturing. The best way to achieve it has […]
In this age of financial cutbacks and budget belt-tightening, we’ve all learned to watch our money just a little more closely – and it’s no different in the manufacturing industry. Despite a decline since the 1970s, when manufacturing contributed 25 per cent of UK GDP, the sector is thriving. The UK is currently the world’s […]
Humans are creatures of habit. Just think about it – you enjoy a Sunday roast and have spaghetti bolognese for tea at least one night a week, right? You always sleep on the same side of the bed and set your alarm for the same time every morning, hitting ‘snooze’ at least once before you […]
Manufacturers often talk about a desire to take their production to the next level. But what exactly does the ‘next level’ look like? It would most likely involve making some measurable efficiency savings, without any sacrifice on quality – the sort of environment where wastage is minimal, parts are consistently made right first time and […]
Could presetting with ZOLLER save you money? At ZOLLER UK, we talk a lot about the benefits of presetting your tools offline – increased productivity and accuracy, less scrap, longer tool life and reputational gains. We say that, though setting tools is an essential part of any CNC machining operation, the belief that the most […]
Providing micron-precise tool presetting and measurement solutions to support the optimisation of your production line, ZOLLER UK is an industry-leader in the measurement sector with the aim of improving the performance of your machining centre and ultimately reduce machine tool downtime by 12.5%. Accuracy at the tool-setting stage means accuracy right through the manufacturing process, […]
Introducing the Next Generation of ZOLLER’s Universal Tool Presetting and Measurement System, the venturion 450. With maximised ergonomics in its perfected and robust design, this premium machine offers extreme longevity and includes the best brand-name components to ensure your tool presetting processes are optimised.
SmileCompact Presetting and Measuring Machine Introducing absolute precision with the new SmileCompact from ZOLLER. Offering easy operation and fast results, SmileCompact is equipped with high quality, best-brand components, as well as intuitive pilot 1.0 image processing software. This system provides everything you need to preset and measure standard tools.
Why should I be presetting? Find out the benefits of using one of Zollers presetters By setting tools offline using a presetter, previous sequential methods of preparing for machining operations are replaced with a more efficient, simultaneous process that releases significant amounts of latent production time. And yet, despite this very clear and proven benefit for […]
Presetting your tools has a wide range of benefits, that can help improve your throughput and productivity. Here are 7 reasons why you should be presetting your tools. 1. Preset tools offline Your tooling process is uninterrupted so that setting your tools does not impact on your productivity. This process maximises your production throughput […]