Cutting Tools

Haimer toolholding system

July 6, 2015

Like many shops, Applied Engineering Inc., spends quite a bit of money on tools each year. So it was pleasantly surprised when a new toolholding system from Haimer began doubling tool life and cutting overall costs.

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New Rohm headquarters

June 30, 2015

Rohm Products of America has opened a 3,000 sq m (32,000 sq ft) manufacturing facility and North American headquarters in Suwanee, GA. Three times larger thn the previous facility, the plant allows Rohm to manufacture in North America for the first time, as well as expand its service and support for North American customers.

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Joel Radner, sales manager for round tools for Seco Tools

June 30, 2015

Joel Radner has been named sales manager for round tools in North America for Seco Tools.

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Horn's Technology Centre in Tubingen, Germany during Horn Technology Days

June 22, 2015

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Horn event gives attendees insight into technology, manufacturing behind tools

After a visit to Horn's global headquarters in Tubingen, Germany, one thing becomes clear; this is not a cutting tool company that goes with the flow. Indeed, it goes against the stream, says Andreas Vollmer, sales and marketing director for Horn, and a member of the company's Board of Directors.

"We don't want to swim with the mainstream. We always look at what we can achieve if we go against the stream."

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Steve de Kleine joins Komet of Canada

June 3, 2015

Steve de Kleine has joined Komet of Canada Tooling Solutions, Mississauga, ON, as technical specialist.

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A Schunk worker loads the back of a semi-tractor with machined toolholders.

June 2, 2015

by Kip Hanson

The soup to nuts of rotary toolholders

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Image: Seco

June 2, 2015

by Mary Scianna

As cutting tool data management moves further into the digital world, what does it mean for
your machining operations?

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by Hironori Kondo

June 2, 2015

by Hironori Kondo

A double-sided insert with positive rake angles is your best bet for small part machining

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Sandvik Coromant partners with Hanna Tools in automotive sector

May 29, 2015

Sandvik Coromant has signed a partnership agreement with Hanna Tools that will strengthen Sandvik Coromant's global position in the automotive manufacturing industry.

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May 3, 2015

Horn's 312 grooving system with a groove width for face grooving of 2 to 3 mm and grooving depth of tmax = 3 mm. From the outside diameter depth is Dmin = 20 mm.

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A single threading tool can be used to cut a range of tool thread pitches and sizes.  Image: Sandvik Coromant

April 27, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Tips on single-point thread cutting from the experts

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Inserts with through-coolant designs control chip evacuation and heat for longer insert life. Image: Horn

April 27, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Save costs and improve machining performance

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Renato Evola, centre left, and Joe Tabri, centre right, cut the ribbon to officially celebrate the partnership between Castelar and Komet of Canada

April 16, 2015

Komet and its Ontario Service Partner, Castelar Tool & Grinding Inc., celebrated their partnership and the opening of a new facility in Mississauga, ON, the first shared facility between Komet and a Service Partner.

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R. Kitaguchi, chairman of BIG Daishowa Seiki Co. Ltd., right, and Chris Kaiser, chairman of Kaiser Precision Tooling Ltd.

April 16, 2015

Kaiser Precision Tooling, based in Rumlang, Switzerland, has agreed to become a company of the BIG Daishowa group.

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Better material selection and heat treatment on BIG Kaiser Capto modular turning and rotating toolholder systems improve performance.

March 30, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Turn mill operators are faced with a bewildering number of tooling choices

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Preben Hansen

March 30, 2015

by Preben Hansen

Consider your options if working with driven tools

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When clearance is not an issue in deep-hole drilling, use the shortest gauge length toolholder possible for added rigidity and less risk of balance and/or runout issues. Image: BIG Kaiser

March 30, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Toolholder considerations for drilling deep holes 10 to 30 times the hole diameter

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New Tungaloy production facility

February 25, 2015

Tungaloy Corp. has completed a significant expansion of its production operations at its headquarters in Japan.

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Dormer Pramet launches new corporate web site

February 16, 2015

The newly merged Dormer Pramet has launhced a new corporate website to bring both companies and their respective technologies together in one location under one corporate identity.

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BIG Kaiser's Sphinx tooling. Microcutters are specialized tools engineered to produce part features measuring less than 0.5 mm.

February 12, 2015

by Kip Hanson

It takes more than small cutters to make micro parts

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