Cutting Tools

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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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Jeff Rizzie is director, digital machining, Sandvik Coromant.

August 1, 2018

by Jeff Rizzie

Improve your competitive advantage

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If you have the production volumes to justify it, custom drills are a viable option, says Kyocera Micro Tools' Joe Negron.

April 24, 2014

by Kip Hanson

Manufacturing challenges increase as holes get smaller

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Enter the Matrix: minimal floor space is needed to vend literally hundreds of unique SKUs. IMAGE: CTMS

August 1, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Industrial vending machines bring order to tool crib chaos 

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Dormer Pramet acquires Miranda Tooling

June 24, 2020

Dormer Pramet has inked a deal to acquire Mumbai-based Miranda Tools, a manufacturer of high-speed steel (HSS) and solid carbide cutting tools.

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Dormer Pramet

October 1, 2014

Dormer Tools and Pramet Tools have come together under a new corporate name, Dormer Pramet. The newly formed entity debuted at IMTS 2014 in Chicago in September with the presentation of its new Pramet indexable range of cutting tools.

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Walter USA's MU5 double-sided indexable insert

March 11, 2020

The MU5 double-sided indexable insert from Walter USA delivers improved chip breakage and longer tool life.

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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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Positioning margins correctly is critical to successful deep hole drilling performance.

July 28, 2015

by Luck Pollock

Solid carbide advancements for drilling deep holes faster and better than ever

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February 26, 2013

by Jim Barnes

The problem
Long production time due to deburring holes in aluminum

The solution
New drill, end mill tweaks eliminate deburring by 90%, cut part production time by 50%

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Drive Time?

June 15, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

In the face of a global pandemic, the questions facing Canada’s automotive supply sector will shape the industry for years to come

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August 28, 2012

The problem
Inflexible and inefficient fabricating process with turret punch press producing excessive waste sheet metal.

The solution
A flexible 2D laser cutting system to cut a wider range of parts and reduce scrap.

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September 30, 2011

Calling it an industry first, Emuge's MultiTap is a high performance tap designed for threading a range of materials including carbon steel, steel alloys, stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, copper, brass and bronze.

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Scott Lowe NR Emuge

January 23, 2020

Emuge Corp. has appointed Scott Lowe as national accounts manager for Canada and the U.S.

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August 5, 2013

Sandvik Coromant's CoroMill Plura compression end mill for composites combines a positive and negative helix design to "compress" the top and bottom of the component edge.

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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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Brent Trenholm, production manager at Regent Global Machine & Tool, says machining for the energy sector is expected to pick up.

September 4, 2014

by Tim Wilson

The Problem: Build long term capabilities to serve Alberta's energy sector

The Solution: Cross-train a skilled workforce on advanced machinery

Alberta manufacturer looks to position itself for the future

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Energy Fix

July 29, 2019

By Noelle Stapinsky

Despite challenges in Canada’s energy and resource sector, future holds opportunities

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September 4, 2014

by Tim Wilson

Seizing opportunities in the energy and resource markets

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November 15, 2011

Sandvik Coromant has launched three new styles of inserts for the CoroMill 316 exchangeable head milling system.

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