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Parting and Grooving with Five Edges

While five-edged grooving and parting inserts are not new, here’s an economical solution for parting diameters as large as 40 mm. This alternative to the standard circlip-type grooving system offers five cutting edges with fast indexing from either ...


Quick-Change Can Equal Quick Savings

Quick-change systems minimize the hassle of the tool change, cutting the process from several minutes to mere seconds. Shortened tool change time means more cutting time on the machine and increased productivity.


Save Time with Polygon Turning

Polygon turning provides the capability to manufacture both flat surfaces and radii.


Life Outside of PMTS

Although a bit preoccupied with PMTS lately, we've still managed to keep up with our other editorial duties. I toured the expanded Rego-Fix facility in Switzerland.


Capitalizing on Manufacturing’s Vitality

Most sources indicate that manufacturing in the U.S. is on a very strong path right now.


Making a Deep Hole

Every cutting operation has its own set of parameters that determine the most suitable tool to handle the job.


Toolholder Care and Maintenance Guide

It’s not uncommon for a shop to dedicate a lot of effort to selecting the best toolholder for a particular machining application.


Offset-Style Swiss Toolholders Clear Up Clearance Issues

It’s no secret a Swiss-type machine’s tooling zone is a busy place where space utilization is critical.


Technology Hits the Road

As a strategy to assist in its tradeshow follow-up efforts, this company has put a demonstration vehicle on the road to bring its technology to prospective customers.


Winning Bids with In-House Broaching

This process can help a shop win business on jobs it otherwise might not be able to accomplish at all.


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