AMF Marking and Cleaning Tools

Platinum Tooling Technologies' marking and cleaning tools from European partner Andreas Maier are immediately available.

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PROSPECT HEIGHTS, IL — Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc., the North American importer of precision live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, announces immediate availability of marking and cleaning tools from its European partner Andreas Maier, under the AMF brand.

AMF marking tools are used for the permanent marking of workpieces made from all types of metal and thermoplastic substrates.  They are typically mounted in Toolholders for use in the spindle of a CNC machine tool.  Marking surfaces is achieved by a combination process of pressure and material displacement.  These Heimatec Amf Toolingtools can function with or without rotation and usually without height adjustment on the spindle, resulting in a high-speed, highly efficient marking process and no degradation of the substrate.  Very thin material as well as cylindrical workpieces can be easily marked, using AMF tools.  Cost savings are said to be substantial, compared to conventional marking or labeling.  Key design feature of the AMF marking tool is its needle, which achieves the surface marking with clarity and at high speed.  

AMF cleaning tools are used for the cleaning of workpieces, tooling and the interior of CNC machines.  They are typically clamped in Toolholders and mounted directly onto the machine spindle.  Using through spindle coolant or compressed air, the cleaning tool removes swarf and other debris from workpieces, clamping tools, rotary tables and other fixtures before the next workpiece blank is loaded.  The machine spindle can remain stationary or in slow rotation mode during the cleaning process.  Models are available in horizontal or vertical styles to suit the machine spindle configuration and feature adjustable jet nozzles for precise cleaning and coolant or compressed air conservation.  Kits can be furnished complete with tools, gauge and all fastening hardware or sold separately.   

These new products from Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc. are available immediately and are described in the literature available on request or at the company website.  

For further information and literature on this new product line, contact:  

Preben Hansen, President


16 E. Piper Lane

Suite 128

Prospect Heights, IL 60070

Phone:  847-749-0633

Fax:  847-749-2445

Email:  [email protected]

Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc. in Prospect Heights, IL, near Chicago, serves its growing North American customer base with an extensive inventory of machine tool accessories.  Its experienced staff is dedicated to providing the most innovative tooling and technology.  Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc. serves the auto, aero, medical, woodworking, composites and other industries, as well as an ever-increasing number of machine tool OEMs worldwide, through its network of manufacturers’ representatives. Platinum Tooling is the master importer of Heimatec, Henninger, Tecnicrafts, AMF and Suzuki Tooling for North America.