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Published: 9/17/2012

Variable-Geometry End Mill Outguns Chatter
This shop boosted cutting speed and tool life on a troublesome tool steel application by switching to SGS Tool Company’s Z-Carb AP end mill, which features a custom geometry designed to reduce chatter.

Published: 8/13/2012

Inserts Withstand Heavy, High-Feed Cuts
Swapping standard button inserts for a new grade from Ingersoll helped this manufacturer of downhole oil-drilling equipment double throughput on a troublesome arbor milling job in hardened steel.

Published: 8/13/2012

Tooling Helps Race Shop Take the Fast Lane
Cutting tools and expertise from Sandvik Coromant help this drag racing organization stay ahead.

Published: 4/11/2012

Inconel Meets Match in General-Purpose End Mill
This difficult Inconel application demonstrates that even some basic tool designs can perform admirably when paired with the right tool paths.

Published: 2/10/2012

High-Feed Cutters Keep Mold Shops Competitive
Ingersoll cutting tools designed specifically for high-feed machining helped these three mold-makers improve productivity on deep cavities and hostile combinations of layered material.

Published: 11/10/2011

Insert Geometry Doubles Hard Milling Throughput
Insert geometry can make a huge difference in throughput, as demonstrated by the gains this manufacturer realized by swapping tools in a long-reach slot-finishing application in hardened tool steel.

Published: 9/14/2011

Long-Lasting Inserts Break Drilling Bottleneck
Allied Machine & Engineering’s Gen3sys XT high-penetration drilling system helped this small job shop alleviate a drilling operation bottleneck and realize significant time and cost savings.

Published: 8/16/2011

Proper Tool Management Boosts Tool Production
A point-of-use inventory management system helped this manufacturer of specialty tools reduce inventory costs and work stoppages.

Published: 7/19/2011

Shop Taps into Versatility, Time and Cost Savings
Standardizing on one, general-purpose tap for its diverse mix of jobs has helped this shop reduce inventory, costs and downtime.

Published: 3/21/2011

A New Milling 101: What Customers Demand
Part 5. For W Machine Works in San Fernando, a custom variation of the WIDIA-Hanita VariMILL II solid end mill proved especially effective in roughing and semi-finishing applications in stainless steels, high-temp alloys, nickel- and carbon-based al...