Cutting Tools

Shops looking for high performance three-flute drills now have a choice between indexable and solid carbide versions. image: Iscar Metals

April 28, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Three-flute drills assume high performance holemaking responsibilities 

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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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Byron Christilaw, tool engineer for Cambron Engineering, monitors the work of new Horn USA 12-flute groove milling cutters with company representative Brett Kischnick.

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.

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Small high pressure coolant (HPC) units such as this one are suitable for many machine tools, and are an excellent way to control and evacuate chips while increasing productivity. Image: Chipblaster

February 10, 2017

by Kip Hanson

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Canada’s mining industry has its ups and downs, but a positive value proposition will always bring work

September 2, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Canada’s mining industry has its ups and downs, but a positive value proposition will always bring work

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Canada’s mining industry has its ups and downs, but a positive value proposition will always bring work

September 2, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Canada’s mining industry has its ups and downs, but a positive value proposition will always bring work

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Canada's bedrock: Job shops in Canada

February 16, 2016

G B Fabrication
Ghislain Levasseur, a certified truck and car mechanic, and his brother Bruno,

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Tungaloy Mini T-CBN BX470

August 28, 2013

Tungaloy Corp. has extended its TurnLine range of Mini T-CBN inserts to incorporate a BX470 insert grade. The line is capable of boring diameters as small as 4.5 mm with indexable inserts. The BX470 grade designation has been added to the Mini T-CBN line for the effective machining of sintered metals.

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Zoller interface

November 9, 2013

CGTech, developer of Vericut CNC verification and simulation software, and Zoller, a supplier of presetting and measuring machines and tool management solutions have developed a new product, a direct interface to Zoller's TMS tool management solutions.

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The Supermini system is able to bore holes down to 0.2 mm (0.008 in.) in diameter, and accepts more than 1,000 different grooving, back-boring, profiling and threading inserts. Image: Horn USA

April 28, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Multidirectional turning and grooving tools save time, improve tool life and reduce operating costs

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November 29, 2013

Iscar discusses strategies for chatter free cutting

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April 9, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Cost effective ways to remove chips

If you’re machining metal, you’re generating chips. And if you’re generating chips, you want the most cost effective way to eliminate them.

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November 27, 2011

Seco’s new M5 positive-lock chipbreaker insert with robust geometry brings what the company claims is productivity and strength to turning and boring applications in steel, stainless steel, cast iron and superalloys that extend from semi-finishing to the toughest roughing operations in harsh environments.

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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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