Visit KRC at IMTS 2016

Visit KRC at IMTS 2016

The 31st IMTS show in Chicago is bound is to be an exciting one!  And with over 1 million square feet of show floor space with 2,300+ vendors, you’re bound to need a break at least once while you’re there. Why not join KRC for  cocktails, appetizers and prizes instead of waiting in the long cab […]

KRC’s President Works on Machine Tools

KRC’s President Works on Machine Tools

Don’t worry, Scott Ashworth, KRC’s President isn’t donning coveralls to work on a custom machine tool build. Although with his degree in Industrial Electronics and many years of experience retrofitting CNC machines, Scott certainly knows his way around a machine tool.  He’s not getting his hands dirty out in the shop, however Scott is literally […]

Machine Tool Relocation and Installation

Many machine tools are moved at least once during their productive lives.  Moving equipment can be an expensive and dangerous undertaking when you don’t have sufficient resources, manpower, and know-how. KRC’s expert service engineers move your machine safely from one location to another. Our service engineers can also assist with the installation and start- up […]

Laser Calibration for Machine Tool Accuracy

Accuracy and repeatability are vitally important to your machine tool applications. Using Renishaw laser equipment and the linear error compensation features of your CNC control, KRC can optimize your machine’s potential and provide you with the documentation needed for your machine certification requirements. KRC has invested in top of the line laser and leveling equipment […]

Machine Tool Scraping for Preventative Maintenance

Machine Tool Scraping for Preventative Maintenance

Machine tool scraping is somewhat of a “lost art” nowadays.  Finding a skilled individual in a machine shop who can scrape critical surfaces has become quite challenging. Yet, KRC understands the importance of having people on staff who are skilled in the art of hand scraping in order to offer a high level of machining […]

Machine Tool Preventive Maintenance – Chip Removal

Chip removal is an essential component to a comprehensive preventive maintenance program. The advantages of pulling back the way covers at least once a year to clean out the chips are numerous. Chip buildup can destroy your CNC machine tool’s ways, way wipers, linear guides, and ballscrews. What might take a few hours of downtime […]

Retrofitted 108” G&L Vertical Turning Lathe Video

KRC is pleased to bring you a quick highlight of a retrofitted 108 inch Giddings & Lewis Vertical Turning Lathe (VTL), available for immediate delivery. A complete mechanical evaluation of the machine has been done which includes cleaning and inspecting ball screws, rail lifting screws, the table transmission & bearings, and all wear materials. New […]

CNC Preventative Maintenance – Lubrication Systems

A robust preventive maintenance program will drastically reduce emergency breakdowns for your CNC machine tools and have a positive impact on your production goals.   With KRC’s PM program, our skilled service technician will change and inspect the oils in your machine as well as clean or change your inline filters. For example, if your […]

Machining Big Parts with Lazzati

Machining Big Parts with Lazzati

  Does your company machine big parts? At KRC we have  your solution! Lazzati horizontal boring mills are heavy duty, high precision, hydrostatic machines with the best reliability in the market place. Functionality and reliability are the key economic drivers in providing cost effective machine tool solutions. Lazzati’s reliability is guaranteed by which the machine […]

Temperature Monitoring

Companies tend to overlook a strong preventive maintenance program for their production machine tools. A proactive PM program drastically reduces emergency breakdowns and positively impacts your company’s production goals. Part of KRC’s PM program is monitoring the temperature of the machine and cleaning and inspecting all of the fans to ensure proper operation.  This quick […]