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Value beyond the Tool Catalog

Both cutting tool suppliers and the manufacturers they serve have plenty to gain from deeper collaboration.


Measurement Versus Experience in Finding Optimal Machining Parameters

When it comes to finding chatter-free cutting speeds, measurement is the faster way to go. An anecdote illustrates this.


Making the Cut

As this short case study illustrates, Kennametal’s grooving and cutoff tools provide more precise chip control and extended tool life.


All Fired Up

After Taurus Tool and Engineering, a manufacturer of custom cutting tools, lost its production facility in a fire, it was able to rebuild the business on an entirely new basis.


Video: Think Twice Before Reaching for That Ballnose

Another type of tool engages comparatively more of the work to facilitate larger stepovers for improved efficiency and surface finish in five-axis finishing operations.


Tungaloy’s Product Seminar Focuses on How to Reduce the Real Costs of Production

More than 1,050 products are included in the latest TungForce line, leveraging coatings and geometries to hit machining costs where it counts: speed.


Parting Blade Adapter Delivers Precision Cooling

After flowing through the adapter, the coolant is transferred directly through the parting blade to the cutting zone, targeting the exact point of material removal.


Five-Axis Blends Require Minding Ballnose Tolerances

Proper symmetry, expressed via the end mill’s diameter and radius tolerance, is critical to ensure smooth surface finishes during five-axis contouring operations.


Video: Accelerated Blisk Milling

CAM and cutting tool companies develop a process for machining a titanium bladed disk in less than half the conventionally expected cycle time.


Choosing the Best Threading Method

What’s the difference between rolling and cutting threads? This tip sheet provides useful insights into which method will best produce a threaded part that will meet your requirements.


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