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This video from Precision Cutting Tools shows a stainless steel 15-5 application using series 451 variable helix tooling. The four-flute, solid carbide cutter measures 1/2 inch in diameter.

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Success Factors for Hard Turning  

A rigid machine and hard cutting edge are the beginning. Other considerations relate to system rigidity and keeping the cutting force steady. MORE

Reaming Application Illustrates True Cost of Cutting Tools

Cutting tools have two costs: purchase price and combined cost of all time, effort and extra steps required for a particular tool. MORE

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90-Degree Lead Angle Optimizes Shoulder Milling

Sumitomo Electric Carbide's WFX cutter series features a 90-degree lead angle to optimize shoulder milling.

Toolholder Directly Clamps Small Tools

Schunk's Tribos-Mini toolholder directly clamps small tools for challenging applications, including machining medical, dental and micro-level parts.

Grade Recommended for Hardened Steel Turning

Mitusbishi Materials' BC8020 coated cBN grade features 31 specific geometries designed to handle turning applications in hardened steel.

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