Learn how presetters are increasing the life of CNC tools — making calibration easy and allowing tool setting in a fraction of the time
April 12, 2020
A presetter is a device that uses software to automatically and precisely perform the measurement or scanning of a tool’s geometry. Adding a presetter to enhance stone or glass operations in your shop offers all kinds of advantages.
Alpha Granite & Tile in Austin, TX, has grown steadily since its opening in 2003, adding and diversifying machinery, materials and service offerings along the way, eventually earning the title “Accredited Natural Stone Company” from the Natural Stone Institute.
Nicolai Diamant now offers sets with fewer tools needed. Even with less tools, this sequence provides quick results and high-quality edges. These sets consist of 4 diamonds + 1 polisher. First, the 4 diamond tools run at a higher speed to create a beautiful edge in a timely manner.
Magma Diamond Tool offers 6-inch Snail Lock Puzzle Edge Polishing Disks for flat and bullnose edges. Each has a pressure of 2.5 bar. According to the company, during a test on engineered stone they stopped at 1500 and they did not need to use the 3000 or buff.
Simple patterning is not enough. Patterning technology has been around since the 1960s, however, the performance gained through even distribution of the diamond grit did not justify the added complexity in manufacturing.
Braxton-Bragg and Alpha Professional Tools® have reinstated their business relationship, enabling Braxton-Bragg’s expansion of precision diamond tooling for the stone fabrication industry. As of June 1, 2018, Braxton-Bragg has Alpha® products in stock and ready to ship.
To ensure a successful and efficient stone fabrication on a CNC machine, the proper tooling and accessories are necessary to complete the job right
September 5, 2017
In recent years, CNC stoneworking centers have proven instrumental in taking a fabrication shop to the next level. The fully automated equipment benefits fabricators by creating more efficiency in the production process. Beyond the machines themselves, equally important are the tooling and accessories used on the CNCs.
Attendees were given demonstrations on over $3 million worth of cutting edge Biesse and Intermac machinery, as well as a variety of educational seminars on leading industry topics and the opportunity to work with 35 partner companies, including tooling, software, banding and finance
In his expanded position as regional account manager, Cornicioiu will be responsible for maintaining existing customer relationships, developing new prospects and additional stone fabrication supply and machine sales.
For this issue of Stone World magazine we talk to industry veteran Ron Hannah about a product called Black Mamba that adheres a sink to a countertop in 10 seconds. This issue also takes a look at the quartz industry, one of the articles features Quantra and how it continues to invest and strategize to produce high-quality quartz. We also take a look at the top quartz products offering in our quartz roundup.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design decorative porcelain and marble tile modernize an outdated living space in New York. We also see how Italian Porcelain tile contributes to a multi-purpose residential building. Finally we feature our Mosaic and decorative tile roundup.