Cutting Tools

Iscar fig.2

April 17, 2017

Cemented carbide indexable inserts are an integral part of cutting tools today. Progress on manufacturing technology and design methods has led to important breakthroughs in the production of indexable inserts, says Iscar in this white paper.

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 Sandvik Coromant PrimeTurning is a new methodology that offers turning in all directions

April 7, 2017

PrimeTurning is a new turning methodology that enables turning in all directions. The company says it delivers a 50 per cent or higher increase in productivity when compared to conventional turning solutions. 

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Sandvik Coromant's PrimeTurning is a new turning methodology that enables turning in all directions.

April 3, 2017

Sandvik Coromant has introduced a new concept in turning: PrimeTurning, a new turning methodology which enables turning in all directions.

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Cover image from April Issue 2017.

April 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Is Canada's automotive manufacturing industry growth sustainable?

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Exchanger Industries’ Gavin Exon says the company has been building heat exchangers for more than 55 years. Its machining and drilling centres, such as this Quickmill VMC, can accommodate very large workpieces, as well as the various geometries required for ring grooves and weld preps on tube sheets.  Image: Exchanger Industries

April 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

When drilling thousands of holes in a workpiece, choosing the right drill is critical to success

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David Cajic, vice president of Koss Aerospace, says he likes the performance and versatility of the Haimer shrinkfit technology.

April 3, 2017

by Mary Scianna

Profilesof toolholding success in high speed machining

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The Rego-Fix toolholding system  has slashed tool setting time says Nicholas Free.

April 3, 2017

by Mary Scianna

Profile of toolholding success in high speed machining

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Dan Cormier is an application specialist with Dormer Pramet.

April 3, 2017

by Dan Cormier

What you need to know when drilling, milling, turning or tapping

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Small high pressure coolant (HPC) units such as this one are suitable for many machine tools, and are an excellent way to control and evacuate chips while increasing productivity. Image: Chipblaster

February 10, 2017

by Kip Hanson

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Founders of Additive Metal Manufacturing from left: Norman Holesh, Nigel Southway and David Slimowitz. Their vision is to make advanced additive manufacturing technologies accessible to Canadian manufacturers and help strengthen the Canadian manufacturing industry.

February 10, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Additive manufacturing is still relatively new, but will it usher in a new Industrial Revolution?

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A lot of future product development will use additive with substractive manufacturing. Additive manufacturing can pose a challenge when it comes to finished machining.

February 10, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

A low-risk, low-cost way to explore the possibilities of additive manufacturing

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Chip control while drilling is especially critical, otherwise chips will tend to pack up around the drill, causing galling. This is one area where high pressure coolant (HPC) really shines, not only helping to break chips, but flushing them from the hole as well. Image: Iscar

February 8, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Achieving good chip control in CNC turning operations

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Replaceable tip end mills such as Seco’s Minimaster and Minimaster Plus are a flexible solution for many HFM applications.  Image: Seco Tool

February 8, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Light cuts and high feedrates spell improved rough milling operations

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Sandvik Coromant How carbide inserts are made

January 30, 2017

Carbide inserts are used to machine almost everything made of metal. The insert has to withstand extreme heat and force, so it’s made of some of the hardest material in the world. The video illustrates the production of these inserts at Sandvik Coromant's insert production facility at Gimo, Sweden.

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The road ahead

November 7, 2016

by Mary Scianna

Business Outlook 2017: Cautious optimism replacing uncertainty for 2017

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Using a tension-compression or floating toolholder helps eliminate the negative effects of misalignment and feedrate/spindle rpm variations when tapping. Image: Sandvik Coromant

November 3, 2016

by Kip Hanson

Thread milling offers better size control, process predictability, and lower cost per piece than tapping and other thread cutting methods

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The Walter Tool-ID system allows users to transfer tool data from a pre-setting device to the machine tool and evaluate parameters run on the machine.

November 2, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Cutting tool maintenance enters the digital age

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Raoul Rapke

October 31, 2016

by Raoul Rapke

Advanced vending systems can help achieve higher productivity

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The part machining bay at Omega's facility. The shop produces plastic injection, compression, R.I.M and die cast moulds primarily for the automotive industry.

October 5, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

In a demanding industry, survival and success require constant improvement

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Cavalier Tool and Manufacturing's IMSA twin spindle, multi-axis deep hole drilling machine with 34,927 kg (77,000 lb) table capacity.

October 5, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Canada’s mould, tool and die industry is looking for collaborative, tech-forward suppliers

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