Cutting Tools

A landing gear side brace assembly spindle connection pin on the QTN 450MY-2000. Image: CFN Precision

March 27, 2014

The Problem: Diversify beyond landing gears to withstand market volatility

The Solution: 5 axis VMC and multi-tasking machines

Ontario landing gear manufacturer readies for competition with $1 M+ machinery investments

 

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Tungaloy DoPent M Class

March 4, 2014

Tungaloy has expanded its DoPent face milling line with a new cutting edge geometry and grade. The cutter has a 70° lead to enable it to take greater depth of cuts than traditional 45° lead cutters, says the company.

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Sandvik Coromant CoroCut QD

March 4, 2014

Sandvik Coromant has expanded its CoroCut QD cutting tools line for deep grooves and parting off with long overhands to include inserts and durable tools with over and under coolant. The system is supported with plug and play adaptors for easier handling and more efficient coolant supply.

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Machining composites

February 3, 2014

Lighter and stronger than ever, the new breed of carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) and laminates are elevating performance levels in applications ranging from downhill skis and tennis rackets to military aircraft and automobiles. Composites technology can help automakers reach their lightweighting goals faster than carbon fiber-reinforced plastics.

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Seco Tools' Todd Miller

January 27, 2014

Todd Miller is the manager of product marketing at Seco Tools, Troy, MI. He is part of a series of organization changes at the cutting tool company.

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Walter Prototyp threading tool

January 27, 2014

Prototyp Prototex Eco Plus from Walter is a versatile through-hole tap that delivers what the compamy describes as "superior performance and tool life."

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December 3, 2013

High feed milling cuttiers

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November 29, 2013

Iscar discusses strategies for chatter free cutting

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November 29, 2013

Sandvik Coromant analyzes chip formation

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TechFab, a Komet Service Partner

November 20, 2013

TechFab, Montreal, QC, is the second Canadian partner to join Komet Service, a network Komet created that consists of specialists in the fabrication and refurbishment of solid carbide tools who adhere to Komwr processes and quality standards to provide customers superior tooling for their applications. 

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Cullen Morrison

November 13, 2013

Cullen Morrison is the new business development manager for threading at Komet of America. He has experience in cutting tool sales and applications and will be responsible for marketing planning and development, sales promotion, training and sales activities for the company's threading line (JEL and Bass).

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B01 Haimer Power Mill Fraeser

November 13, 2013

The new Power Mill solid carbid endmills from Haimer are made from fine grain carbide and are equipped with the company's pull out protection system, Safe-Lock, which has become a standard for HSC and HPC machining. Endmill geometries are based on an unequal flute and helix design for chatter free high end machining. All tools are coated with latest PVD technology and have an extremely smooth surface for the best possible chip evacuation.

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ZOLLER tool management workflow machining cloud EN

November 13, 2013

Zoller, a supplier of tool measurement and presetting systems, is partnering with Swiss firm Machining Cloud, GmbH on the new machining cloud intelligent manufacturing application, a platform that offers applications, resources, services and information from a centralized database.

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November 12, 2013

Eduardo Martin is the new president of Market Area Americas (MAA) for Sandvik Coromant, Fair Lawn, NJ. The MAA region includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and the US. He previously lead Sandvik Coromant in Italy and succeeds John Israelsson, who is now the president of Sandvik Hyperion. Martin began his career with Sandvik more than 25 years ago and started as a machinist.

Sandvik Coromant

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Zoller interface

November 9, 2013

CGTech, developer of Vericut CNC verification and simulation software, and Zoller, a supplier of presetting and measuring machines and tool management solutions have developed a new product, a direct interface to Zoller's TMS tool management solutions.

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November 7, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Manufacturers gearing up for growth

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a renaissance.

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November 6, 2013

by Jim Barnes

Focus on the basics for profitable and productive grooving

Grooving is a well-established machining operation, but that does not mean everyone does it as efficiently as possible. Especially in the current economic environment, people may not be paying enough attention to the details.

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SecoComposites

November 6, 2013

by Tim Wilson

Composites hole drilling comes clean

 

Composites are finding their way into more and more industry applications, with aerospace leading the way. From a holemaking perspective, challenges emerge as materials change, with stacked composites including metals, such as aluminum and titanium. As well, carbon fiber composites can be very thin, which increases the risk of delamination or splintering.

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3479-KM4X

November 5, 2013

 

Kennametal and Sumitomo Electric have signed a licensing agreement under which Sumitomo Electric will provide and support Kennametal's new and advanced KM4X spindle connection solution to Sumitomo Electric customers globally. Sumitomo Electric is a supplier of electric wire, optical fibers and cutting tool products.

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October 27, 2013

by Kip Hanson

Cutting tool manufacturers see huge demands from the energy sector

The world needs energy. Those in pursuit of increasingly elusive fossil fuels must drill deeper and explore farther than ever before.

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