Cutting Tools

Haimer’s Microset VIO Linear tool presetters

May 2, 2021

Improved gear skiving for Haimer’s Microset VIO Linear tool presetters allows the user to find the correct point on the skiving tooth with repeatable accuracy.

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Solaxis Ingenious Manufacturing produces far more than tooling. Shown here is one of the many large format 3D-printed parts made there each year, being inspected with a portable CMM.

April 29, 2021

by Staff Writer  |  Photos Solaxis Ingenious Manufacturing Inc.

Quebec 3D printing firm redefines the meaning of ingenious

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Canada’s Aerospace Industry

April 29, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

Opportunities abound, but a national strategy and support are paramount if our aerospace industry is to recover from the pandemic and become a global player again

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Further insert types are available as special tools and can be delivered quickly

April 28, 2021

Horn USA has released its FB geometry, a solution for finishing internal and external grooves.

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The FBX combines the advantages of a flat bottom drill and a z-axis plunge mill

April 14, 2021

Kennametal’s FBX drill for flat-bottom drilling of structural aerospace parts delivers superior stability and higher removal rates when machining high temperature alloys, stainless steel and other materials.

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With more insert shapes that are compatible with more tool holders, more manufacturers will be able the take advantage of the technology

April 4, 2021

Sandvik Coromant has updated its GC4415 and GC4425 steel turning grades with more insert shapes, making them ideal for manufacturers operating in mass and batch production set-ups.

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Machining deep holes in stainless steel requires in-depth knowledge of how the machine, the metal and the process will interact.

March 27, 2021

by Christa Kettlewell and Sal Deluca 

Mastering both machine and material are a big part of success

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No art necessary: balancing a toolholder assembly is as simple as following the on-screen instructions. Haimer

March 27, 2021

by Kip Hanson

Improved tool life and machine performance are accessible to everyone. Here’s how.

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More than meets the eye

March 27, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canadian job shops remain resilient and poised for new growth and opportunity

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Due to their specially developed geometries, both milling cutters are ideal for final machining of components with steep walls, deep cavities, prismatic surfaces and transition radii.

March 17, 2021

Walter has introduced two solid carbide circle segment milling cutters, the MD838 Supreme (conical) and the MD839 (tangential) Supreme.

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Sandvik's CoroTap delivers material-specific solutions for threading a variety of metals

March 10, 2021

Sandvik Coromant is upgrading its range of tools for steel tapping operations with two updates to its solid round tools range.

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The upgraded LR 4TL Top Lever locking mechanism on Iscar's CombiD-Lock system is said to combine the advantages of lever-style clamping with the extra rigidity of the top clamp method. Iscar Tools

February 24, 2021

by Kip Hanson

Tips to give your turning tools the long life they deserve

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A New Auto Motive

February 24, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

In a sharp turnaround, Canada’s freshly invigorated automotive industry shifts focus to electric vehicle technology

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Depending on the material and application, the new Tiger-tec Gold PVD grade achieves performance improvements of up to 75 per cent in automotive, energy and aerospace industries.

February 17, 2021

New Tiger·tec Gold PVD grade WSP45G from Walter pushes the boundaries of what a cutting tool material can be expected to accomplish.

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This extremely versatile end mill handles twice the feed rate with a much broader speed range

February 11, 2021

Unique cutting geometry gives Greenleaf Corp.’s XSYTIN-360 high-performance solid ceramic end mills ten times higher productivity, leading to tremendous cost savings.

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Suitable for use on machines with limited power, the combination of new inserts and cutter delivers high metal removal rates with low cutting force and reduced chatter.

February 3, 2021

The new Prameet stainless steel milling range from Dormer Prameet offers versatility and productivity.

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Walter offers Accure·tec with all popular machine interfaces

January 13, 2021

The Accure·tec AC001 vibration damping adaptor from Walter offers increased productivity for shell mill mount milling cutters.

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The inserts are offered in a fully-ground configuration for maximum precision

January 4, 2021

Walter’s newest face milling cutter, the Xtra·tec XT M5012, is a productive and versatile new face mill with an 88° approach angle.

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WBH20 is a grade well suited for ISO-H Group of materials while WBS10 is well suited for ISO-S materials

December 2, 2020

WBH20 and WBS10 CBN insert grades from Walter Tools deliver optimum surface quality, high process reliability, and extended tool life in grooving operations on the toughest materials.

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Of particular interest is ISCAR Tool Advisor, a "Swiss Army Knife" of industrial apps

November 18, 2020

Iscar has recently launched its Iscar World app, which consolidates all of the company's online apps, interfaces, and product catalogs in a single space.

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