Tooling & Workholding

Exploring the: Cutting Tools Zone

Sort by:

« Prev | | Next »

An Extreme Part-Off Demo Returns to IMTS 2014

The strength of part-off tools is shown in demonstrations whereby they part off a railroad rail and sledge hammer head. Talk about significant interrupted cuts…

Video: Blisk Milling

The process seen here uses trochoidal tool paths and cryogenic cooling

Video: Milling Inconel 718 with Cermic Inserts

Metal removal rate is high and the cut is dry. See other basic tips for milling with ceramics.

Why Y?

This toolholder takes advantage of a Swiss-type’s Y-axis motion to approach and engage the barstock from the side, which helps prevent “bird nesting.”

Dapra high feed cutting 4140ph at 300-ipm.

(sponsored content) Video: High-Feed Cutting 4140PH at 300 IPM with RHINO-FEED Mid-Feed Shell Mill and Inserts from Dapra.

90-Degree Pocketing Aluminum - 0.250” DOC with Square Shoulder End Mill and XPET-ALU Inserts from Dapra

(sponsored content) This video demonstrates Dapra's 1" Square Shoulder End Mill executing a pocketing routine in aluminum.

Video: Maximizing Cutter Life

A shop owner describes his simple approach to evaluating cutting tool performance and finding the best parameters.

Video: Cryogenic Machining of Titanium

Through-tool liquid nitrogen turns the tool into a heat sink, extending tool life.

Video: Hard Pocket Milling

Relieved end mills and pre-machining of corners are two important considerations for accurate pocket machining in hard steel.

VIDEO: Pocketing Steel - 0.030” DOC

(Sponsored Content) This video demonstrates Dapra's 1" Toroid End Mill executing a pocketing routine in steel. The material is 4140PH (30 Rc), and the machine tool used is a Fadal 4020 with a 40-taper spindle with .030" DOC.

« Prev | | Next »

ERIX tool saves up to 90% of the manufacturing time on back spotfacing and chamfering operations.
AMAMCO Tool exceeds ISO and AS 9100 standards for quality, precision, and consistency.
Click here>