Cutting Tools

October 1, 2012

Iscar Tools, the inventor of the HeliMill inserts, has launched the HeliIQMill 390 family, an evolution of inserts with one extra helical cutting edge.

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September 3, 2012

Event on track to rank among top five largest IMTS events covering 1.2 million net square feet of trade show space with more than 1,800 exhibitors

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September 3, 2012

Booth  W-2364

Rego-Fix Tool Corp. will highlight the latest productivity-boosting innovations in Swiss precision toolhandling products at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS).

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September 3, 2012

Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc.’s new ceramic grades emphasize a dynamic balance between wear resistance and toughness in rough turning and milling of cast iron.

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August 28, 2012

The problem
Inflexible and inefficient fabricating process with turret punch press producing excessive waste sheet metal.

The solution
A flexible 2D laser cutting system to cut a wider range of parts and reduce scrap.

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August 27, 2012

The problem
Time-consuming set-ups on multiple machines for complex parts

The solution
Five axis turn/mill machine to reduce part set-ups and potential for errors

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August 27, 2012

Micro holemaking presents unique challenges

by Ed Robertson

Production efficiencies dictate doing more with less. Fixtures and workholding systems can accommodate families of parts; tools and inserts can accomplish numerous functions such as milling, turning, and holemaking; and multi-tasking machining centres with various spindles, axes of motion, rotating worktables and the like, all offer the promise of greatly improving production efficiencies and lowering throughput times and costs.

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August 27, 2012

Emuge
Better chip breaking
Emuge Corp. has developed a tap with superb chip-breaking capabilities designed for machining applications in the energy and related industries.

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August 27, 2012

Growing medical device market may be good for the health of your manufacturing business

by Tim Wilson

To get a handle on Canada's medical industry, it is important to know that Canada has four classes of medical devices.

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August 26, 2012

Cost-cutting chip handling options for your shop floor

by Ed Robertson

For every input, there’s output, and in every process, there’s waste.

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August 19, 2012

Iscar is launching a new line of cutting tools at IMTS, recently unveiled as the IQ series.

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August 4, 2012

Walter USA LLC’s latest addition to its Walter Valenite line of ValCool cutting fluids is the VPLFC, a heavy duty, non-chlorinated, semi-synthetic coolant.

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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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July 9, 2012

Shop Metalworking Technology spoke with Joe Bodorkos, regional manager for Flow Waterjet Americas, about recent developments in waterjet cutting.

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July 1, 2012

Sandvik Coromant has launched a new, light cutting insert for its innovative CoroMill 170 precision gear milling cutter. The -PL geometry flank insert reduces cutting forces, making it the best option for smaller gear milling machines, giving users the option to reduce power consumption or run for faster and longer.

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June 28, 2012

 A toolholding system for high performance machining developed by German tooling manufacturer Haimer is gaining in popularity in North America.

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June 21, 2012

The problem
Slow cutting speeds for large holemaking in ferrous metals

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June 19, 2012

Automotive Cutting Tools

by Tim Wilson

Now that the automotive industry is back in gear, the new manufacturing environment is proving itself to be highly competitive, with improvements occurring in all areas, including materials and tooling.

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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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