Cutting Tools

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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Figure 1: An advantage of this type of cutting edge is a significant increase in the distance between passes without degrading the surface finish.

November 2, 2020

Andrei Petrilin

Changes in barrel milling cutters have resulted in more flexible and versatile endmills

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Setting Priorities

November 2, 2020

Mike Brownhill, commercial accounts director at Export Development Canada (EDC), suggests a few key factors all manufacturers should take into consideration when planning for 2021.

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Planning Beyond Survival

November 2, 2020

by Michael Ouellette

Manufacturing experts discuss how to position your company for recovery and invest for post-pandemic growth

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Allied Machine’s T-A Pro drill allow penetration rates at speeds nearly 30 per cent faster than other high-performance drills

October 30, 2020

Allied Machine and Engineering’s T-A Pro drill combines material-specific insert geometries, a redesigned drill body and a proprietary coolant-through system to allow penetration rates at speeds nearly 30 per cent faster than other high-performance drills.

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The iSpeed5 from NSK America Corp.

October 14, 2020

The iSpeed5 from NSK America Corp. is a fully tool-changeable electronic spindle.

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Between high pressure coolant and precision delivery systems, there’s simply no reason to struggle with chip control problems. LNS North America

October 11, 2020

by Kip Hanson

Still struggling with bird nests? It might be time for a different toolholder and a different pump.

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Rhonda Barnet, chair of Canadian Manufacturing  and Exporters’ national board,  is also president and COO  of Peterborough, Ont.-based  AVIT Manufacturing, which designs and builds  custom automation  for manufacturers.

October 11, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canadian manufacturers need to diversify to answer the need for more skilled workers

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REGO FIX 70th Anniversary PGC

October 5, 2020

REGO-FIX USA has partnered with tooling system manufacturer WTO GmbH to develop a line of powRgrip holders for its QuickFlex quick-change driven toolholders for live turning systems.

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schunk itendo

September 7, 2020

Schunk’s new iTENDO sensory toolholder monitors machining processes at high resolution at the tool to control cutting parameters in real time.

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The Cost Cutter from North American Tools, a division of GWS, is a drill- tap combo tool that reduces tool changes and tool inventory. GWS Tool Group

August 31, 2020

by Kip Hanson

These alternatives to drilling can help save time on internal threading

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