Cutting Tools

The broad category of “cutting tools” includes all of the consumable tooling involved in milling, drilling, turning and other lathe and machining center operations. Drills, end mills, taps, reamers and inserts are all included here. Consumable tooling used on certain other types of machine tools is included here as well. Also found here are toolholders and closely related accessories such as angle heads.
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Making Chips
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The Fundamentals of Chip Control

Having strategies in place for managing chips is an important part of protecting the production process, from tool life to product quality.

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Consider the Software Side of Cutting Tools

The intersection of the cutting tool and the workpiece it is applied to represents the very heart of subtractive metalworking. There is a significant amount of technology behind getting the cutting tool into the right place, at the right speed and the correct depth of cut. This article looks at some of the software technology that can optimize the performance of the cutting tool.

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End Mills Transition to Dormer Brand

To add to its assortment of cutting tools, Dormer Pramet is expanding its line of Dormer end mills.




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