Cutting Tools

5 axis clamping system

December 1, 2014

KIPP is a compact five axis clamping system from WTO, distributed in Canada by Mittmann.

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Mac Mackenzie is CEO of Epic Tool.

October 3, 2017

by Mac Mackenzie

Carbide inserts with flat bottom configurations can lead to lower machining costs

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Sam Matsumoto is an application engineer with OSG Canada Ltd.

August 29, 2019

by Sam Matsumoto 

Recent advances have overcome past limitations

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Fueling Future  Demand

August 4, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Will pent-up demand give a spark to the energy and resources value chain?

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Fueling the Force

March 30, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cultivating and managing a healthy workforce can be a key differentiator in today’s competitive landscape

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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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March 28, 2014

by Tim Wilson

How to succeed in the aerospace parts manufacturing industry

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Sanvik Coromant

March 27, 2014

by Kip Hanson

Why you should ditch those old hobs for modern gear-making methods

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The PGU 9000 system is part of the powRgrip toolholding system SMP Tech uses in its machining operations.

April 5, 2016

by Mary Scianna

Innovative toolholding system proves its worth at a Quebec machine shop

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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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Ferro holds machining event with Sandvik Coromant and other partners

August 22, 2017

Local manufacturers had the opportunity to learn about the latest machining innovations at a joint supplier event held at machine tool distributor Ferro Technique's Mississauga, ON, facility.

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Positive lead angles as shown with Iscar’s Feed Turn should be used whenever possible to prevent cratering at high feedrate. image: Iscar

February 11, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Turning gargantuan parts? Four cutting tool manufacturers weigh in with recommendations

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Sandvik Coromant's Tailor-Made program can take existing tools such as this CoroDrill to create a custom tool to meet specific needs.

September 5, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Improve machining efficiency and cut costs with specialty tooling

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Apollo Machine and Welding specializes in downhole drilling equipment for the global oil and gas industry.

September 25, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Using R&D to go beyond demand to supply future needs 

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Mathias Gerber, left, and Frank Fiebelkorn from Swiss Fritz Studer AG, a United Grinding Group.

February 16, 2016

Which process has the edge?

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Sample of grooving parts.

May 12, 2017

Exploring issues and technology advances with Horn USA

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February 26, 2013

For the grooving and parting off on lathes, the new TetraCut range of grooving and parting off toolholders with corresponding inserts are ideal for turned part manufacturers in the general machining and micro machining industries. It offers an economical advantage with four cutting edges while permitting simplistic operation on Swiss type sliding head lathes.

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

June 22, 2015

Horn 2

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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