Cutting Tools

by Gary Brown

May 28, 2018

by Gary Brown

How to select the best thread producing tool

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Bottom row left to right: Devin Rumley, Brent Hale, Kevin Krmpotich, Chris Edwards, and Nicholas Piccione.   Top row: Rob Lavereau, Chris Holsgrove and Tyler Rose. The part machined on the DMU 340P machine is half of a mould used to make aerospace interior parts.

May 28, 2018

Ontario manufacturer continues a legacy of investment in high quality machine tool technology 

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Sandvik Coromant's CoroThread 266

May 28, 2018

There’s more to the choice between laydown and on-edge threading tools than personal preference 

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Rising Star

May 28, 2018

The aerospace industry faces unprecedented growth–and the challenges that come with it

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Thinbit insert.

April 29, 2018

Product: Thinbit grooving insert
Supplier: Kaiser Tools
End User: MCI Solutions

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by Al Choiniere

April 28, 2018

by Al Choiniere

Combining cutting operations in a single tool increases speed to market 

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Shops looking for high performance three-flute drills now have a choice between indexable and solid carbide versions. image: Iscar Metals

April 28, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Three-flute drills assume high performance holemaking responsibilities 

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Growth potential

April 28, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Long-term planning key to future growth of Canada’s mould and die industry 

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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

Job 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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