Cutting Tools

February 26, 2013

New chip breaking technology
The new Rekord DZBF series taps eliminate the formation of long continuous chips that commonly occur when tapping carbon steels, alloy steels, and austenitic stainless steels. 

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Marlon Blandon is thread mills product manager for Emuge Corp.

August 24, 2018

by Marlon Blandon

There’s more than one way to drill, thread and chamfer that hole

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It's important to ask the right questions before deciding on the right tool for super alloys.  Image: Walter USA.

May 29, 2014

by Kip Hanson

Cutting super alloys can be a formidable machining challenge

Nickel and cobalt-based superalloys may not be Kryptonite, but drilling holes in Hastelloy X, Inconel 625, Waspaloy and Haynes 25 is about as tough as it gets in the world of metal removal. With machinability ratings in the low teens, these nightmare materials test the patience of even the most cool-headed machinist.

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Sandvik Coromant How carbide inserts are made

January 30, 2017

Carbide inserts are used to machine almost everything made of metal. The insert has to withstand extreme heat and force, so it’s made of some of the hardest material in the world. The video illustrates the production of these inserts at Sandvik Coromant's insert production facility at Gimo, Sweden.

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Dave Morley, Zoller Inc., at Bosch Rexroth's Fountain Inn plant

September 12, 2014

Bosch Rexroth has improved cost controls on more than 900 different tool assemblies it uses in its pump manufacturing facility in Fountain Inn, SC.

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May 5, 2013

The CoroChuck 903 from Sandvik Coromant is a hydraulic chuck for milling and drilling operations.

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February 4, 2013

Iscar has upgraded its Do-Grip double-ended DGN/R/L inserts for parting with an improved clamping system.

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December 4, 2014

Insight into Sandvik Coromant's new CoroCut QD parting off and grooving tool.

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December 18, 2011

Seco has released another advancement for the square shoulder milling process with its new Turbo 10 cutting tool for most roughing, semi-finishing and finishing operations. The cutter offers improved tool life and precision by optimizing cutting properties that reduce heat generation and cutting forces.

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November 24, 2011

When machining tough materials like titanium, there is a need for a spindle connection that makes the best use of available power.

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September 3, 2012

Event on track to rank among top five largest IMTS events covering 1.2 million net square feet of trade show space with more than 1,800 exhibitors

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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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March 28, 2013

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. has two new indexable cutters: R-Cutter (Pat. P) and BF-Cutter from BIG Daishowa.

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August 28, 2013

The CoroMill 176 range of full profile hobs for spur gears, helical gears and splines is now incorporates module 3-10 applications. The indexable insert hob, introduced two years ago, can reduce cutting time by up to 70 per cent,

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May 2, 2012

Seco has developed a compact point-of-use automated inventory control device for cutting tools. SupplyPod is part of the company’s Point point-of-use vending program that big inventory control of small metalworking tools, such as inserts, drill bits, taps, fuses and small hand tools.

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August 19, 2012

Iscar is launching a new line of cutting tools at IMTS, recently unveiled as the IQ series.

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Iscar fig.2

April 17, 2017

Cemented carbide indexable inserts are an integral part of cutting tools today. Progress on manufacturing technology and design methods has led to important breakthroughs in the production of indexable inserts, says Iscar in this white paper.

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May 27, 2013

Iscar Tools Inc., Oakville, ON, began as a niche market supplier in 1984 with the revolutionary Self-Grip parting off line of tools and indexable inserts.

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Iscar and Megatel event

November 30, 2017

Iscar and Megatel held a joint event at Iscar's Oakville, ON facility recently to showcase the latest in machining and cutting strategies.

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September 30, 2011

Iscar Tool's latest innovations includes new adjustable-pocket face mills in the Alutang family, designed to carry primarily PCD or PCBN tipped inserts for use on cast iron, hardened steel, aluminum or any other non-metallic materials.

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