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Published: 6/9/2017

New Turning Process Can Drastically Cut Cycle Times
Sandvik Coromant’s PrimeTurning process allows turning and facing in all directions, delivering dramatic increases in high-volume production. Cycle time reductions of 50 percent or more can be achieved.

Published: 5/30/2017

Hot Temperatures (and Technologies) at Eastec 2017
Eastec’s peculiar Massachusetts venue offered the chance to sample a broad variety of advanced manufacturing technologies. Here is a slideshow and some impressions from the trade show.

Published: 4/4/2017

New Tooling Technologies for Today, Tomorrow
A recent visit to Sandvik Coromant’s headquarters in Sandviken, Sweden, revealed a handful of technologies that will impact machining and machine monitoring moving forward.

Published: 2/23/2017

Parts Cleaning Expo Coming to Columbus in April
Join us at PCx for sessions presented by leading parts cleaning experts from around the world on the latest parts cleaning technologies, chemistries, and equipment during PMTS this spring.

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: 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: 7/24/2015

Tips on Breaking Chips When Turning Transmission Parts
Components for automotive transmissions are typically made of ductile steels such as SAE 1018, 1020 and 8620. Turning these parts is often plagued by problems with long, stringy chips. This article from Sandvik Coromant addresses the complex variabl...

Published: 7/17/2015

A Really, Really Big Boring Bar
The developers are calling it the world’s largest anti-vibration boring bar—one that is capable of machining a bore 12 inches in diameter and as long as 165 inches. Sandvik Coromant designed and manufactured this boring bar in cooperation with lathe...

Published: 6/29/2015

News from Horn’s Technology Days
Every two years, cutting tool and carbide specialist Horn invites customers, distributors, suppliers and the industrial press to Tübingen, Germany for its Technology Days event. This year, the highlights include news of expanded production space, pl...

Published: 10/20/2014

Centerline Issues for Turning Inserts
Tooling experts Mike Fagan and David Grant suspect that many programmers and machinists could use a refresher on the importance and effects of insert alignment in turning operations. This short, amply-illustrated paper is their effort to clear up so...