Zone: Micromachining

OVERVIEW: Machining tiny parts and features with small tools and precision machines.

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Video: 1964 Game Show Demos Drilling through Human Hair

See a clip of the founder of Maryland’s National Jet on the “I’ve Got a Secret” game show demonstrating his company’s ability to drill through something as small as a human hair. ...MORE

Milling Hard-to-Machine Materials on a Micro Scale

The idea of a tool that effectively controls heat with a special grade of carbide, a new coating and internal channels that deliver cooling through ports in the shank where the milling flutes begin, is worth a look. ...MORE

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Product Spotlight Slideshow: Micromachining

Our Modern Equipment Review spotlight in May highlights a range of micromachining equipment—from a full-sized EDM to a line of micro-drills. View the slideshow to learn more. ...MORE

GenSwiss Adds Micro Drills for Swiss-Type Lathes

GenSwiss now offers a line of cobalt and carbide micro drills in 0.1-mm through 3-mm diameter sizes in 0.01-mm increments to suit a range of micro drilling and spot drilling operations. ...MORE

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Product Spotlight Slideshow: Micromachining

May’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight covers machines and tools used for micromachining applications. ...MORE

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