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Published: 12/15/2000

Small Milling Tool Accounts For Big Productivity Gain In Machining Forging Dies
Who would have ever thought that such a small mill could so consistently and so reliably finish machine that hardened die steel.

Published: 6/15/2000

Vacuum Pump Maker Finds Innovative Ways To Reduce Manufaturing Costs
With new tooling, this manufacturer was able to mill housings at 3,000 sfm and a feed rate of 230 ipm. Cutting time dropped from 20.68 minutes to 12.74 minutes, a savings of nearly 40 percent.

Published: 11/15/1999

Aerospace On A Diet
The difficulty of close tolerance finishing in both high temperature alloys and titanium is particularly real in the Aerospace industry, where thinwall construction is becoming more common. Read how an insert gave this shop an edge.

Published: 12/15/1998

Ohio Manufacturer Cuts Milling Time By 75 Percent
Oren Elliott Products, Inc. is located in Edgerton, Ohio near the Indiana border. It is a large North American supplier of air-dielectric variable capacitors, which are used in such diverse applications as magnetic resonance imagery equipment, mass ...

Published: 1/1/1998

Fine Pitch Cutter Increases Milling Productivity
This 120 year-old manufacturer to update its manufacturing processes and expand its product offering so it could become a sole-source supplier for its customers in the steam industry.

Published: 1/1/1998

Tooling Partnerships Key To Rapid Growth
It is through partnerships with tooling vendors that this growing shop feels it can best position itself to provide the kind of service its customers require.

Published: 10/1/1997

Tool And Die Shop Doubles Throughput On Steel Tubing Grooving
With their conventional high-speed steel milling cutters, this shop experienced a series of problems producing critical axial grooves in steel tubings.

Published: 7/1/1997

Improving Milling Throughput By 50 Percent With 'Wrong' Insert
This company will save at least $87,500 per year by changing over to positive rake cutter and inserts for milling a family of ductile iron couplings. Cycle time per part has dropped one third, elevating production from four to six parts per hour.

Published: 3/1/1997

Inserts Improve Milling Of Tough Steel Castings For Missouri Manufacturer
When a Laurel, Missouri manufacturer of industrial equipment identified problems in their two machining operations on high alloy steel casting, they solved them with an insert and a cutter switch.

Published: 1/1/1997

Shop Standardizes On Cutter For All Of Its Face Milling In Steel
This 20-year-old contract shop is focused on short-run machining of large structural cast iron and hotrolled steel components for special machine tools.