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Published: 9/24/2014

Video Highlights Extreme Part-Off Demos
The strength of a tough part-off tool is shown in video showing it parting off a railroad rail and sledgehammer head. Talk about significant interrupted cuts…

Published: 8/14/2014

Productive Trade-Offs in Rough Turning
Maximizing productivity in rough turning operations requires a balance of trade-offs between the properties of the cutting tool substrate and the characteristics of its chipbreaker geometry.

Published: 7/16/2014

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.

Published: 5/23/2014

Five Process Security Tips When Parting Off
Tech Brief

Published: 12/16/2013

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.

Published: 11/18/2013

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.

Published: 8/19/2013

Making Cutting Tools in New Ways
Horn began operations in 1969 with a focus on grooving tools. Today, it is represented in more than 70 countries and has expanded its tooling business to threading, interpolated milling, axial grooving, drilling, reaming and broaching.

Published: 12/21/2012

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.

Published: 11/19/2012

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.

Published: 8/20/2012

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.