Cutting Tools

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

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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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Growth potential

April 28, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Long-term planning key to future growth of Canada’s mould and die industry 

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The Pilatus Turboprop multi-role aircraft PC12 built using Haimer toolholders

May 17, 2017

The new flexible manufacturing systems at Pilatus in Stans are regularly equipped with Haimer tool holders (on the picture: shrink fit chuck with HSK-A 63/80 interface)

Haimer's toolholders are helping the only Swiss aircraft manufacturer produce better aluminum parts. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. manufactures the Turboprop multi-role aircraft PC12 and other aircraft models, which mainly consist of aluminum structural components.

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Horn's S100  grooving insert with integrated coolant  supply provides  long tool life in  difficult to machine materials.

October 14, 2014

by Jim Barnes

Benefits and pitfalls of cutting exotic metals

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Seco's Jabro solid carbide end mills. Jay Ball, product manager for solid carbide end mills, says there's a big push to eliminate soft machining in the mouldmaking industry and to go directly to hard milling.

May 4, 2016

by Kip Hanson

Making the most of cutting tools in hard milling applications

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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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October 27, 2013

by Kip Hanson

Cutting tool manufacturers see huge demands from the energy sector

The world needs energy. Those in pursuit of increasingly elusive fossil fuels must drill deeper and explore farther than ever before.

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December 3, 2013

High feed milling cuttiers

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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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April 9, 2013

by Chris McDonald

Determining what defines high performance cutting tools

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Brian Wilson, general manager, Canada for Sandvik Coromant addresses the students during the Manufacturing Day event

October 9, 2015

Ontario high school students joined Sandvik Coromant Canada for Manufacturing Day to gain some insight into manufacturing and consider it as a career choice.

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Bore production with a DAH high feed axial cutter from PH Horn.

March 30, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Three cutting tool providers offer advice on high feed milling

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A single threading tool can be used to cut a range of tool thread pitches and sizes.  Image: Sandvik Coromant

April 27, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Tips on single-point thread cutting from the experts

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When clearance is not an issue in deep-hole drilling, use the shortest gauge length toolholder possible for added rigidity and less risk of balance and/or runout issues. Image: BIG Kaiser

March 30, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Toolholder considerations for drilling deep holes 10 to 30 times the hole diameter

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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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August 27, 2012

Emuge
Better chip breaking
Emuge Corp. has developed a tap with superb chip-breaking capabilities designed for machining applications in the energy and related industries.

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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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