Cutting Tools

Andrei Petrilin (left) is technical manager of indexable milling tools, and Marcel Elkouby (right) is material sciences R&D manager at Iscar Tools.

March 31, 2018

by Andrei Petrilin & Marcel Elkouby

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Supplier: Tyson Tool

March 30, 2018

Product: High feed milling cutters and solid carbide end mills
Supplier: Tyson Tool
End User: North Simcoe Tool

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Bore production with a DAH high feed axial cutter from PH Horn.

March 30, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Three cutting tool providers offer advice on high feed milling

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Jop shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

March 30, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Jop shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

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CoroDrill 870 with PL geometry

February 11, 2018

Supplier: Sandvik Coromant

End User: Henry Technologies

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Positive lead angles as shown with Iscar’s Feed Turn should be used whenever possible to prevent cratering at high feedrate. image: Iscar

February 11, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Turning gargantuan parts? Four cutting tool manufacturers weigh in with recommendations

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Trouble Ahead?

February 11, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Uncertainty mars manufacturing outlook

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Iscar and Megatel event

November 30, 2017

Iscar and Megatel held a joint event at Iscar's Oakville, ON facility recently to showcase the latest in machining and cutting strategies.

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Colonial tool

October 24, 2017

by Mackenzie Froats

Why customized indexable tooling may be a good option for your machine shop

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Rigid tapping is an important function on multi-tasking machines, turn/mill lathes, and machining centres alike.  Image: BIG Kaiser

October 24, 2017

by Kip Hanson

To tap, or not to tap? That is the question

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A brighter future

October 24, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Despite some uncertainty, prospects for Canadian manufacturing are looking good

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Three generations: From left is Kurt Feigel Sr., son Kurt Feigel and grandson Konrad Feigel.

October 3, 2017

by Mary Scianna

Strategy and hard work a winning combination for growing job shop

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Patrick Kuprowski says IWL can cost effectively meet industrial customers' needs.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

In a tough market, IWL Steel Fabricators sets itself apart by tackling complex jobs

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In business since 1987, OSI Précision has become a Quebec leader in precision machining of small, medium, and large size parts.

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Quebec job shop solves a big turning problem by switching to a different cutting tool provider

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MEIC’s Maxia MX-520 five axis machining centre from Elliott Matsuura has been a game changer for the company.

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

This established Ontario machine shop gets a new owner, new equipment, new software, and new opportunities

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Machinist Jordan Court, left, with Adam Zurbrigg. The company has seen significant growth in automation projects with some projects valued at more than $1 million.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

From its inception in a tough climate, Advantage has been increasing its high precision and automation repertoire

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Boring head adjustments can be made directly from the CoroBore+ app on a mobile device.  image: Sandvik Coromant

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

It takes more than sharp edges to maximize cutting tool performance

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Mac Mackenzie is CEO of Epic Tool.

October 3, 2017

by Mac Mackenzie

Carbide inserts with flat bottom configurations can lead to lower machining costs

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Walter USA boring bar

September 29, 2017

Walter has unveiled the Walter Cut G1221-P, a grooving boring bar with precision cooling, designed for recessing and internal grooving.

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Iscar's approach to Industry 4.0

September 12, 2017

Iscar offers several Industry 4.0 standard digital tools, enabling manufacturers to access data for easy to use machining calculations that are readily available, says the company.

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