Cutting Tools

Fueling the Force

March 30, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cultivating and managing a healthy workforce can be a key differentiator in today’s competitive landscape

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Seco QC Modular Toolholder

March 25, 2020

Seco Tools has introduced a modular toolholder system for manufacturers seeking to improve their productivity with Swiss-type machining. The system enables fast, easy and repeatable insert indexing and tool changes outside of tight machine work spaces.

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Xtra·tec XT M5008 milling cutter from Walter

March 18, 2020

Walter’s Xtra·tec XT M5008, an indexable high-feed milling cutter handles high-feed-per-tooth processes with low axial depths of cut.

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Walter USA's MU5 double-sided indexable insert

March 11, 2020

The MU5 double-sided indexable insert from Walter USA delivers improved chip breakage and longer tool life.

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5X corner rest machining with hyperMILL CAD/CAM software,

March 1, 2020

OPEN MIND Technologies AG focused on cutting corners with its latest version of hyperMILL CAD/CAM software, adding key new automation and additive manufacturing strategies along with powerful 3D and five axis machining enhancements.

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Seco JC898 JC899 Hybrid Stack tooling was developed to maintain hole quality in stacked materials

February 26, 2020

The JC899 Hybrid Stack finisher and JC898 rougher from Seco Tools are ideal solutions for holemaking and milling operations in hybrid stacked materials.

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OSG FourTools

February 26, 2020

OSG Canada has added two new tooling lines to its product offering.

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Sandvik Coromant’s CoroDrill 860 is available in grades optimized for steel, stainless steel, non-ferrous materials and heat-resistant superalloys.  Sandvik Coromant

February 19, 2020

by Kip Hanson

Forget about the price, solid carbide is the clear winner when it comes to holemaking

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ISCAR's Whisperline boring tools contain a heavy tungsten mass supported between elastomeric elements. This Dynamic Vibration Absorber (DVA) is said to reduce vibrations in overhangs between  7 x D and up to 14 x D.  Iscar Tool

February 19, 2020

by Kip Hanson

Five tooling manufacturers weigh in on ways to stop chatter during internal turning operations

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Renishaw's Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre provides a development environment for manufacturers to test additive processes.

February 19, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Additive manufacturing is finally a player in the future of metalworking 

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Heimatec tooling

February 12, 2020

U-tec a patented flexible tool adapter system from tool maker Heimatec, allows a standard ER output live tool to accept various adapters for different applications.

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Scott Lowe NR Emuge

January 23, 2020

Emuge Corp. has appointed Scott Lowe as national accounts manager for Canada and the U.S.

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Prod 2 Walter Tools WAL 370

January 15, 2020

The MC232 Perform line of solid carbide milling cutters are the latest addition to Walter’s cost-effective Perform product range.

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January 15, 2020

Markus Stolmar has been elected as the new president and chief executive officer by the board of directors for United Grinding North America. The appointment is effective immediately.

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Prod 1 Iscar Main image Fig. 1. MULTI MASTER Heads

January 8, 2020

by Andrei Petrilin, Iscar technical manager

Manufacturing's push towards comprehensive digitizing will impact almost all stages: product design, process planning, machining, assembly and logistics. The driving force behind the changes is a series of technological breakthroughs related to Industry 4.0.

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January 2, 2020

German tooling manufacturer Walter AG has reached an agreement to acquire the Ohio-based Melin Tool Company, a privately-owned manufacturer of solid carbide and HSS end mills, drills and countersinks.

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OSG's new coolant-through carbide drills for deep hole drilling

December 1, 2019

OSG has launched ADO-40D and 50D coolant-through carbide drills for deep hole drilling applications.

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RFID and QR-code toolholder identification are an increasingly popular way to manage tool data. Haimer USA

November 4, 2019

by kip hanson

Tool presetter manufacturers and their partners continue to make a good thing even better

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by Donald Halas

November 4, 2019

by Donald Halas

Increasing threading productivity

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FIELD NOTES: Circle Segment End Mills

November 4, 2019

supplier: Emuge Corp.

end user: Calframax Technologies Inc.

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