Roush Yates Engines, WTO Form Technical Partnership

Roush Yates Engines, WTO Form Technical Partnership | THE SHOPRoush Yates Engines and WTO have formed a technical partnership to expedite the machining of engine components to support internal design, development and build of NASCAR and road racing engines, the companies announced.

WTO, a German-based company, designs and manufactures technological precision toolholders and tooling systems for turning centers, Multi-axis mill turns and Swiss type lathes. In addition, WTO’s CoolSpeed ultra-high-speed spindles can run up to 80,000 rpm and are designed to optimize high-speed machining. WTO USA, out of Charlotte, North Carolina, has been providing professional after-sales service and products for Roush Yates Engines (RYE) and Roush Yates Manufacturing Solutions (RYMS) to increase productivity and tool life.

“We have used WTO’s innovative products for many years and look forward to leveraging the new Smart Driven Tool Holders” Dan Keenan, VP of engineering and quality at Roush Yates Manufacturing Solutions. “This new smart technology will provide significant data to optimize the life of the tool holder and minimize machine downtime.”

“WTO is proud to partner with Roush Yates, a world-class race engine company competing at the highest levels of the Motorsports Industry,” said WTO Vice President, Patrick Diener. “We are committed to providing our latest manufacturing solutions to Roush Yates to supporting them in their continuous improvement process.”

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