Cutting Tools

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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October 16, 2013

BIG Kaiser
Collet chuck with KAB connection
BIG Kaiser now offers BIG Daishowa’s high precision Mega ER Grip with the Kaiser modular KAB connection, allowing for custom collet chuck configurations with standard components.

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September 28, 2013

GC4325 is a new generation coated cemented carbide grade for steel turning.

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September 28, 2013

The Turbo 10 for square shoulder and slot milling operations is now availalbe in corner radii from 0.4 to 3.1 mm when machining aluminum and other materials that require sharp cutting edges.

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September 10, 2013

Emuge
Thread milling for oil, gas
An expanded thread milling program for oil and gas manufacturing applications includes a new line of solid carbide thread mills and insert thread milling systems.

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September 10, 2013

Innovation investments paying off for Canadian die and mould shops

by Tim Wilson

Die and mould shops in Canada are going through changes related to macroeconomic realities and technological advancements.

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September 10, 2013

Thread milling comes into its own as a productive process

by Jim Barnes

Thread milling has gained a lot of traction in industries across Canada as sophisticated CNC machines become common, users adapt to the programming and shops upgrade for competitiveness.

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September 10, 2013

Cutting tool suppliers do more than sell tools; they help you compete

by John Mitchell

Gone are the days when your competitor was down the street. In today’s fast paced global manufacturing environment our competitors are everywhere. According to China Daily the average wage in China is $6,800 per year or about CDN $3.27 per hour. Canadian machine shops will not be able to compete with that

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Tungaloy Mini T-CBN BX470

August 28, 2013

Tungaloy Corp. has extended its TurnLine range of Mini T-CBN inserts to incorporate a BX470 insert grade. The line is capable of boring diameters as small as 4.5 mm with indexable inserts. The BX470 grade designation has been added to the Mini T-CBN line for the effective machining of sintered metals.

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