October 1, 2014
Dormer Tools and Pramet Tools have come together under a new corporate name, Dormer Pramet. The newly formed entity debuted at IMTS 2014 in Chicago in September with the presentation of its new Pramet indexable range of cutting tools.
September 30, 2014
A twelve-tooth groove milling tool from Horn USA shaves 19 hours off a cycle time for an Inconel part
You know you have a problem workpiece on your hands when your outsourcing vendors turn down the work. Inconel parts do that.
July 21, 2014
Volkswagon's Salzgitter, Germany plant had a problem with its Minimum Quantity Lubrication and dry processing operations.
June 23, 2014
Nick Tomac is the new sales representative for Tungaloy in Canada for the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph, ON, areas. A tool and die maker with more than 15 years of experience, he also holds a diploma in manufacturing engineering.
June 4, 2014
by Kevin Burton
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.