Cutting Tools

A "true flat bottom geometry" on Ingersoll's Gold-Twist drill doesn't sacrifice chip control, says Susan Valenti, product manager for holemaking.

February 10, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Cutting tool design is crucial for effective chip management

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August 3, 2012

By Karl Almquist, manager, Business Services at Sandvik Coromant

Recycling is part of our everyday lives. At home, recycling is done almost exclusively as our way of protecting the environment.

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May 5, 2013


Iscar's DoveIQTurn clamping mechanism can firmly hold double-sided inserts featuring double negative prism flanks.

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May 19, 2013

Close to 300 manufacturers from across the country attended the Canadian launch of Iscar Tools Inc.'s IQ product line, held May 7 at the Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON.

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CMTS show

August 30, 2017

SME Canada, the organizer of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) wants to bring attendees an innovative experience like no other in the industry.

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October 16, 2011

In the competitive cutting tool industry, suppliers need to set themselves apart from the competition.

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September 28, 2013

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

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March 28, 2013

Seco Tools' new EBP 5672 collet chuck for high precision machining combines the accuracy of shrinkfit and hydraulic chucks with the flexibility of a collet chuck for reduced runout, increased torque capabilities and greater productivity.

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August 26, 2012

Cost-cutting chip handling options for your shop floor

by Ed Robertson

For every input, there’s output, and in every process, there’s waste.

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November 25, 2012

Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc.'s new general purpose face mill provides substantial cost savings to consumers, claims the company.

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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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Colonial tool

October 24, 2017

by Mackenzie Froats

Why customized indexable tooling may be a good option for your machine shop

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Machinists have long been told that turning forces should be directed towards the chuck. Sandvik Coromant’s Prime turning breaks that rule. Image: Sandvik Coromant

April 28, 2019

by Kip Hanson

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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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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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December 18, 2011

Walter USA  LLC's Prototyp Proto·max Ultra ball-nose end mill is designed for efficient machining of hard materials.

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May 16, 2013

by Andrew Brooks

Machining automotive parts is a game of inches and speeds, with no time or room for error

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Electric drive broaching machines consume less floor space, up to 1,829 mm (72 in.) of stroke, and are effective in cellular manufacturing scenarios.

August 29, 2017

Need to make a million gears?

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Use geometries with sharp edges and positive top rakes. Image: Sandvik Coromant CoroMill 415 high feed milling cutter.

June 6, 2017

by Mary Scianna

Tips to help you succeed in aerospace machining

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August 27, 2012

The problem
Time-consuming set-ups on multiple machines for complex parts

The solution
Five axis turn/mill machine to reduce part set-ups and potential for errors

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