Cutting Tools

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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July 9, 2012

Shop Metalworking Technology spoke with Joe Bodorkos, regional manager for Flow Waterjet Americas, about recent developments in waterjet cutting.

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July 1, 2012

Sandvik Coromant has launched a new, light cutting insert for its innovative CoroMill 170 precision gear milling cutter. The -PL geometry flank insert reduces cutting forces, making it the best option for smaller gear milling machines, giving users the option to reduce power consumption or run for faster and longer.

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June 28, 2012

 A toolholding system for high performance machining developed by German tooling manufacturer Haimer is gaining in popularity in North America.

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June 21, 2012

The problem
Slow cutting speeds for large holemaking in ferrous metals

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June 19, 2012

Automotive Cutting Tools

by Tim Wilson

Now that the automotive industry is back in gear, the new manufacturing environment is proving itself to be highly competitive, with improvements occurring in all areas, including materials and tooling.

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June 3, 2012

Following the  introduction of the SumoCham DCN drills family, Iscar has expanded family of drills:

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May 19, 2012

A strong spindle connection is key to machining titanium

by Keith Wiggins

Building today’s modern aircraft, many engineers are switching to high strength lighter alloys like titanium for component materials to increase fuel efficiencies.

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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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April 25, 2012

New generation of tougher cutting tools for hard metals

by Tim Wilson

In the world of cutting tools, hard metals don’t have to be hard-to-cut metals.

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April 25, 2012

Emuge
Solid carbide thread mills
Emuge Corp. has expanded its line of solid carbide thread mills in its Threads-All program.

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April 1, 2012

SGS Tool has added the new Multi-Carb to its high performance end mill product offering. The Multi-Carb incorporates a large number of flutes for stability and high feed finishing capabilities in applications where surface finish and tolerance are critical factors. The large flute count design allows smoother cutting performance and increased tool life, positively impacting productivity, quality levels, and cost efficiencies.

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April 1, 2012

Iscar’s new adjustable-pocket face mills, the F90LN-AFR CA11 tools, are designed to carry PCD or PCBN tipped inserts for use on cast iron, hardened steel, aluminum or any other non-metallic materials.

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April 1, 2012

The new High Feed 2 line of small diameter high feed milling tools from Seco focus on bringing high levels of productivity and reliability to modern CNC machines.

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March 18, 2012

by Tim Wilson

When it comes to milling, in order to get the most out of your application, it’s worth knowing some of the tricks of the trade.

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March 5, 2012

Building on the success of the Phoenix high performance drill from Sphinx, BIG Kaiser has introduced the new Power-Phoenix extra long high performance drill series.

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March 4, 2012

By Jim Barnes

Dampening vibration in extended reach toolholders boosts productivity

Extended-reach tooling can provide significant  productivity benefits through reductions in setup times.

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February 29, 2012

Emuge
Multi-purpose tap
Emuge Corp.’s MultiTap is what the company describes as the industry’s first high performance tap designed to cut a wide range of materials including carbon steel, steel alloys, stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, copper, brass, and bronze.

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