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When to Consider Customized Cutting Tools

What is the real cost of choosing standard or customized tooling if time is money and efficiency translates into profits? It’s a question many shops face regularly.


Five Process Security Tips When Parting Off

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Innovations in Five-Edged Parting and Grooving Inserts

Here's an alternative to the standard circlip-type grooving system, offering five cutting edges with fast indexing from either side.


Turbocharge Swiss-Type Turning with Accessories

Adding accessories to the already capable Swiss-type turning center is a cost effective method of increasing production efficiency.


Making Cutting Tools in New Ways


Cost Efficiency with Hard Part Turning

Either as an alternative or complement to grinding, hard part turning offers a number of advantages that have become even more evident with further developments in insert concepts.


A Guide to Insert Coating Processes and Materials

Few materials have had a greater impact on our economy and industrialized culture than cemented tungsten carbide.


Thread Whirling Basics

The rapidly increasing demand for high-value threaded parts with exceptionally high length-to-diameter ratios has created a lot of interest in thread whirling technology among American shops and manufacturers.


Tooling up for Micromachining

Choosing the right tools and matching them to the correct operations and process techniques for micromachining applications is critical to success in this burgeoning market.


Precision Lathe Operations on a CNC Mill

Sometimes a shop doesn’t do enough turning work to justify the purchase of a CNC lathe. But when it needs to produce precision turned parts, even if for a very small lot size, the shop needs a solution.


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