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LMT TOOLS AT MOULDING EXPO: INNOVATIVE MILLING TECHNOLOGIES FOR MOLD AND DIE MAKING

From May 30th to June 2nd, 2017 the 2nd Moulding Expo (MEX) will be held in Stuttgart, Germany. In hall 5, booth 5C21, LMT Tools will display innovative tooling technologies for copy milling and high-feed milling such as the copy milling cutter (CopyMax2), the ball nose cutter (HSCline SuperFinish 4), and the new insert milling cutter (MultiEdge 2Feed mini).

EXACTLY YOURS

We always have the right solution for our customers’ requirements – that's what exactly yours stands for: It is our promise to our customers. We provide you with best-in-class solutions customized for exactly your project – whether for gear cutting, rolling, milling and threads or for reaming and advanced tooling.

Press release - 13 September 2016

AMB 2016: LMT TOOLS PRESENTS CUSTOMIZED TOOLS FOR ALL CORE COMPETENCY AREAS

Stuttgart, 13 September 2016 –New technologies, materials and production facilities drive the international production industry. The required efficiency can often no longer be obtained by standard solutions. With its new motto "exactly yours" LMT Tools has therefore set itself a clear
goal: finding the best solution for the customer. With the new customer-specific solutions for gear cutting, thread rolling, tapping and forming as well as for milling and reaming the group focuses on customized user benefits.

Press release -13 September 2016

AMB 2016: LMT TOOLS TO STRENGTHEN POSITION ON INTERNATIONAL MARKET

Stuttgart, 13 September 2016 – Precision tool manufacturer LMT Tools continues to expand its international activities. In Europe, the US, China and India, LMT Tools is developing Centers of Competence that will give users even better access to specialists for demanding production tasks. This is a standard for LMT Tools that is being communicated at the AMB 2016 trade fair with the new slogan "Exactly yours". It stands for the promise to deliver precisely tailored solutions to customers worldwide.

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HOT-OFF-THE-PRESS AND DOWN TO WORK

Thanks to fast and flexible 3D printing, prototypes are produced individually and at a low cost. Uwe Kretzschmann explains how the additive production process has established itself at LMT Tools.

Press release - magazine NC-Fertigung issue 4

A CURVE IS THE SHORTEST PATH

Trochoidal milling is experiencing a comeback. The foundations for this milling method based on a circular feed motion were laid already decades ago. But it is only through the combination of high-performance tools and machines with the appropriate CAM software that users can fully benefit from the performance potential of this procedure.

Press release - magazine mav issue 3

MILLING OF HIGH-PRECISION SURFACES

In contrast to roughing that if focused on removing as many chips as possible in a short period of time, finishing is aimed at generating the final and desired surface quality as well as dimensional and form accuracy. In addition, a minimum tool life is required especially with regard to finishing in mold and die making.

Press release - Magazine FORM + Werkzeug issue 2

MILLING IS GETTING EVER FASTER

The LMT group of companies continues to meet the constantly increasing demands of the metal working industry. The focus is on high material removal rates with a long tool life and highest surface quality.

Press release - magazine Antriebstechnik issue 4

MULTITASKING TOOLS BOOST HOB CUTTING EFFICIENCY

For 100 years LMT Fette has been specializing in developing high-quality gear cutting tools. The range of tools includes one-piece hobs made of high-speed steel or solid carbide as well as indexable insert systems including gear milling cutters.

Industry 4.0

PRECISION TOOLS IN TRANSITION: INSPIRED BY MEGA TRENDS

Industry 4.0 is without any doubt the biggest challenge for the German industry. Its successful implementation will still take several years - or decades? -, especially since the previous concept Industry 3.0 has not yet been implemented everywhere.

Trochoidal milling

OF DIFFICULT-TO-MACHINE MATERIALS CURVES

Engines in aircrafts, exhaust gas turbines in automobiles or knee joints in medical technology: In numerous applications, materials are used which are difficult to process using conventional milling methods. In this case, trochoidal milling is the ideal solution. Users can significantly reduce processing times, while ensuring high quality and process reliability. A machining workshop held by LMT Tools and Coscom has shown which tools are suitable for trochoidal processing and what requirements must be met by the machines.

Press release, December 2nd, 2015

HIGH-TECH FOR THE POWERTRAIN

Efficient, resource-saving, digitally networked: The demands on the production of powertrains have increased. How car manufacturers and suppliers can optimize their production. This was the topic at the 13th Powertrain Manufacturing Conference on 17/18th November 2015 in Darmstadt. The invitation to the conference was made by the Institute of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools (PTW) at the Technical University Darmstadt. This year, LMT Tools was the main sponsor for the first time.

LMT Tools Online Shop

SHOP TOOL ONLINE - AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR EXPANDES OFFER

Since July this year, LMT Tools has been providing the possibility for customers in Germany to order precision tools easily and comfortably online. Now, the tool manufacturer has again expanded the online offer – to include tools for tap drilling, thread forming and thread milling. In the online store, customers profit from exclusive benefits.

Gear Cutters

GEAR WHEEL PRODUCTION TRENDS

From small gear wheels for passenger car transmissions to large modules for wind turbines: The global demand for gear wheels is rising. The most important aspect during the production of gears is multi-functionality. Milling tools must be able to fulfill several tasks at the same time to save time on milling processes and to increase production efficiency. Thomas Falk, Head of the Gear Cutting Segment at LMT Tools, gives an overview of the trends in the area of gear cutters.

Press release - 6 October 2015

LMT TOOLS PRESENTS TOOL INNOVATIONS FOR MORE EFFICIENCY AT EMO 2015

LMT Tools group to present in Milan tool innovations for more productivity. Faster, more efficient, more flexible - the requirements with regard to the machining of modern industrial materials are diverse. Numerous solutions that can effectively boost the performance of existing production processes will be presented in hall 10, stand D12/E11. This applies to high-performance milling, threading and thread rolling in the same way as to gear cutting, drilling, reaming and turning.

Press release - 6 October 2015

BUSINESS PERFORMANCE LMT GROUP CONTINUES TO GROW

The LMT Group closed the business year 2014 with record turnover. The group of companies, established in 2009, achieved a turnover of 334 million euros with its subsidiaries Fette Compacting and LMT Tools.

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