Cutting Tools

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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SecoComposites

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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October 9, 2011

Coolant can be an effective way to cool a cutting tool, help expel the chip and prevent built up edge.

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October 23, 2012

Innovative tool geometries, materials, ease machining challenges

by Tim Wilson

One bright spot in the current manufacturing climate is aerospace. The big players are seeing order backlogs, with the industry being transformed by newer designs and materials that can ensure lighter, stronger aircraft. 

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June 30, 2013

Iscar customers go behind the scenes to gain insights into cutting tool R&D, manufacturing

If you want to reduce your total production costs, increase your productivity. And the best way to do that is to increase speeds and feeds. Focus on that, and you will cut the cost of production in the first year by 15 to 20 per cent.

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IQCloud-interface

December 1, 2014

Users of CGTech's Vericut software for simulating CNC machine tools can now download directly Iscar tool assemblies because of a partnership between CGTech-MachiningCloud and Iscar.

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 Jim O’Leary is a process improvement specialist with LMT Onsrud.

May 8, 2017

by Jim O’Leary

Don’t overlook important elements to optimize machine tool efficiencies

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Cutting Tools Tech Tips: Centering your machining centre processes

September 4, 2015

By Tim Fara, Bilz Tool Co.

Machining centre manufacturers spend effort, design, and cost to make sure the spindle in the machine will operate on centreline. Spindle rotational accuracy as well as spindle alignment play an important role in cutting tool performance and productivity.

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