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Video: Form Tools On CNC Lathes
Form tools are traditionally associated with non-CNC machines, but in certain applications they make sense on modern machines as well.

Video: Retention Knob Tightening And Toolholder Deflection
This footage illustrates how the toolholder taper is measured in a test designed to capture the retention knob’s effect on the shape of the toolholder taper.

Thread Milling On A Tiny Scale
Machining internal threads in difficult materials is challenging, especially when hole diameters are small. Thread milling offers advantages for these applications that are important to consider.

Video: Drilling 0.020-Inch Holes In Stainless Steel Aerospace Part
 This footage on a small drilling machining also includes machining with full-size tools in the same cycle.

Video: Understanding The Role Of L:D Ratio In Micromachining
When milling with tiny tools, changing the length-to-diameter ratio can significantly change the cutting parameters it is possible to achieve.

Finishing Walls In Titanium
Machining animation from Boeing illustrates effective techniques for titanium workpieces. This video shows material machined out of the corners prior to finishing.

Finishing A Pocket Floor In Titanium
Machining animation from Boeing illustrates effective techniques for titanium workpieces. This simulation also shows finishing of the floor of the pocket.

Plunge-And-Sweep For Finishing Corners
Machining animation from Boeing illustrates effective techniques for titanium workpieces.

Video: Finish-Milling Titanium With A 20-Flute End Mill
A tool with many flutes can be effective for achieving a productive metal removal rate in titanium, where speed and chip load are constrained. See how quickly the chips accumulate in this video.

Optimal Milling Strategy For Entering Material From The Side
These animations show why an arc in the same direction as tool rotation is effective. The strategy is relevant for entering material from the edge, as well as for pocketing.