“Also at SIMTOS our customers expressed their appreciation for WTO’s quality, service, technical support and delivery reliability”, Patrick Diener, WTO Sales Manager Asia, says.
One of the highlights at the WTO booth was the presentation of the new quick change system “QuickFlex®”. The interest in this innovative product exceeded the expectations.
WTO displayed several new products and innovations for Turning Centers to a large number of interested visitors. Beside the new QuickFlex® following new products have been presented:
- A new patent applied tooholder interface with extreme high accuracy (repeatability) for turrets with BMT interface.
- New toolholder programs and short adapters without gripper groove for the worldwide most popular quick change system Coromant Capto®.
- New gear hobbing units for manufacturing gears on turning centers.
- New driven toolholder programs for Swiss Type turning centers, including a newly developed innovative Thread Whirling unit.
Like in the last years several turning centers of leading manufactures have been equipped with WTO precision toolholders:
Hanwha equipped three machine models with right angle dril/milling units from WTO.
Nexturn equipped several machines with WTO precision toolholders; one with a gear hobbing unit.
Doosan equipped their new Swiss Type turning center Puma ST20G with a thread whirling unit from WTO
The fifteenth “Seoul International Manufacturing Technology Show” (SIMTOS) 2012 which ran from April 17-22 in Seoul, Korea, had a total registration for the six-day event of 111.000. SIMTOS covered 700 companies from 35 countries exhibiting.
The next SIMTOS will be in Seoul, Korea, in 2014.