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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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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Round Versus Indexable Tools: From the History to the Latest Developments

Time has allowed great improvements to the durability and performance of cutting tools. The materials used have impacted round and indexable tools in different ways.
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T-Turn FM Chipbreaker Targets Steel and Stainless Steel

Ingersoll Cutting Tool Co.’s T-Turn FM chipbreaker series are designed especially for steel and stainless steel applications where semi-finish to medium machining is required.



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