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Published: 12/22/2016

Improving Tool Life by Turning off Coolant
In this case study, learn how retooling with the Di-Pos Hexa high-performance face mill from Ingersoll Cutting Tools and turning off the coolant helped McGill Machine Works achieve eight times the tool life of its previous inserts plus an 80 percent...

Published: 6/2/2016

Inside Haimer’s Expanded North American Headquarters
The company’s shrink-fit, balancing and tooling technologies are on display in a new 25,000 square-foot facility.

Published: 4/8/2016

Video: Scannable Code Promotes Sharing of Cutting Tool Information in a Data-Driven Manufacturing Environment
Learn how a dot matrix code on the body of a toolholder enables critical information about the cutting tool to be captured, moved about the factory safely and updated promptly on a central database.

Published: 12/28/2015

Defeating Axial Forces
Prolong tool life and avoid failure—and even workpiece damage—with a toolholding system specially designed to provide pull-out protection.

Published: 12/10/2015

Three Angle Head Considerations
There’s more to getting started using these accessories than simply loading them into your machine’s spindle.

Published: 8/3/2015

Video: Machining API Groove with “Spirograph” Tool Path
A system for turning oil-industry face grooves on a machining center uses an adjustable toolholder along with an NC code generator for creating the unusual path.

Published: 6/9/2015

Video: Machine Tool Serves as its Own Robot
Schunk’s Gripper with Spindle Interface device enables a machine to load and unload workpieces on its own. See how.

Published: 10/23/2014

Weldon-Flat Tools in a Precision Toolholder
This system uses the standard Weldon flat so that end mills do not have to be modified for locking in place when a precision toolholder takes high-force cuts.

Published: 10/21/2014

Video: Trial Cuts with Ultrasonic-Assisted Machining
Ultrasonic-assisted machining reduces friction in metal cutting to enable a standard tool to cut faster and more smoothly. Video shows comparison cuts of the same machine and tool with and without this new accessory.

Published: 5/15/2014

Video: Installing a Right Angle Head on a Machine’s Toolchanger
This video steps you through the process for installing a standard right-angle head on a machine’s tool changer.