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Published: 1/11/2017

Custom Cutters Quicker
An online quoting service is said to speed and simplify quoting and purchasing of custom cutting tools.

Published: 1/3/2017

Hollow Workpiece? Try Hollow Barstock
A video from Sandvik Materials Technology demonstrates the benefits of turning oilfield parts out of near-net-shape rather than solid barstock.

Published: 12/27/2016

Video: Thread Mill Without a Pilot Hole
This tool can drill a hole and mill threads simultaneously.

Published: 12/16/2016

Ceramic Insert Grade Has Broad Range of Applications
When Greenleaf’s staff of researchers started exploring what they could do with a new manufacturing method to induce internal crystal growth within a silicon-nitride-based ceramic for forming ceramic composite cutting tool inserts, they "got pretty ...

Published: 12/2/2016

Can Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number of flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flu...

Published: 12/1/2016

Video: High-Performance Hard Turning
Machine shops involved in turning hard parts will be interested in learning about these new inserts that were specially designed for this particular operation.

Published: 11/23/2016

PMPA Chapter Meeting Covers Threading
The PMPA Indiana/Southern Ohio Chapter meeting on November 15 covered “All Things Threading,” with presentations from Horn USA and LMT Tools (Fette), and included live threading demonstrations on the Technical Equipment's showroom floor.

Published: 10/31/2016

Video: Micro Insert for Live Tooling on Swiss Lathes
This easy-loading 5-mm I.C. micro insert is designed to run at maximum feed rates and is equipped with fine-pitched densities for high-productivity machining.

Published: 10/31/2016

October 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
This month's Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on turning machines, peripheral equipment and tooling.

Published: 10/17/2016

Compact Burnishing Tools for Swiss Turning
With a unique design that allows adjustments to be made without removing the tool from the block, these burnishing tools produce exceptional micro-finishes in a variety of workpiece materials.

ERIX tool saves up to 90% of the manufacturing time on back spotfacing and chamfering operations.