CUTTING TOOLS

Selecting the Right Milling Tool for Any Machining Task

High-performance milling cutters combine high cutting data with long tool life and efficiency, but certain factors must be considered when selecting tools for different machining tasks.

Parts Cleaning Conference: Bringing Cleaning To Machining

Learn from cleaning industry companies about how to clean and protect metal parts safely and provide solutions and support to your shop.

Seco Assistant Machining App Saves Time, Boosts Productivity

Seco Assistant mobile app streamlines the daily machining experience, combining vital information and tools with a smooth user experience.

Kennametal Boring System Simplifies Precision Adjustment

Kennametal’s digital-ready fine boring tools are easy-to-use for more productive, predictable and accurate boring.

Haimer Power Clamp Shrink Fit System Reduces Cycle Times

System enables smooth and clean cooling to reduce shrinking and cooling cycle times.

Faster Centerline Setups for Anti-Vibration Boring Bars

A serrated, magnetic device has been developed to speed centerline adjustment for Iscar’s Whisperline vibration-damping boring bars.

Allied Machine Offers High-Penetration Drill System

T-A Pro drill designed to extend tool life, create consistent quality holes and provide better chip evacuation.

Exploring the Benefits of Reaming for Finishing Bores

How does reaming compare to single-point boring? A supplier of reaming tools compares these processes commonly used to finish bores and offers tips for those considering reaming.
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Walter Micro Drill Has Internal, External Coolant Capabilities

Walter USA’s Supreme DB133 solid carbide micro drill delivers high precision and productivity.

Carmex Inserts Designed for Challenging Machining Applications

Carmex diamond PCD, CVD-T and PCBN turning inserts designed to increase efficiency and productivity for difficult materials.

Electric Spindle System Offers Full Tool Changeability

NSK America’s i-Speed 5 utilizes multiple spindles with independent rpm settings.

VIDEOS

Video: High-Performance Hard Turning

Machine shops involved in turning hard parts will be interested in learning about these new inserts that were specially designed for this particular operation.

Video: Micro Insert for Live Tooling on Swiss Lathes

This easy-loading 5-mm I.C. micro insert is designed to run at maximum feed rates and is equipped with fine-pitched densities for high-productivity machining.

Live Demo Video: New Digital Boring Head and App

The EWD EVO digital boring head from Big Kaiser connects with newly developed smartphone and tablet app.

Eldorado M75-30T Machine Has Servo-Driven Option

The Eldorado M75-30T from Kays Engineering enables faster part loading and unloading.

Big Kaiser Drill Suited for Low Cutting Speeds

Big Kaiser’s Nirox drill from Sphinx suited for low rpms.

High-Pressure Coolant Improves Profits and Productivity

High-pressure coolant that is efficiently applied to a cutting tool will enable faster, more precise cuts; prevent oxidation of the tooling and workpieces; and prolong the life of a cutting tool. 
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Speed Matters in Microtooling Applications

A variety of tooling spindle options brings micromachining work within reach for shops looking to expand their capabilities.

Rollomatic Adds Sharpening Tool Capability

Rollomatic LaserSmart 510 laser cutting and ablation machine incorporates technologies to sharpen thick-film, diamond-coated carbide tools to keep cutting edges sharp.

Automatically Optimize Your CNC Machining Feed Rates

New feed-rate-optimization technology can enable CAM programmers to reduce cycle times and increase tool life for milling and turning operations.