Tooling & Workholding

Cutting Tools
The broad category of “cutting tools” includes all of the consumable tooling involved in milling, drilling, turning and other lathe and machining center operations. Drills, end mills, taps, reamers and inserts are all included here. Consumable tooling used on certain other types of machine tools is included here as well. Also found here are toolholders and closely related accessories such as angle heads.

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A drilling solution improves the production of a component that is critical for correcting spinal disorders. Meanwhile, an apprenticeship program ensures that improvements like this one can continue into the future.

Video: Big Boring Operations on a Marine Prop Housing


East Texas Machine Works focuses on large-scale work. Here’s a video showing impressive boring operations on a marine component.

Video: Modulation Assisted Machining


This footage shows the effect of a techology that speeds and simplifies center drilling by oscillating the drill through many pecks per second.



Diamond Coating for Tungsten Carbide End Mills Allows Milling of Cemented Carbide

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
U.S. Union Tool Inc. has developed a diamond coating for its UNIMAX Series UDCB and UDCL tungsten carbide end mills to improve hardness and durability for cutting cemented carbide.

Heimatec through coolant live tools

Straight, Angle Heads Offered with Through-Coolant Features

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Heimatec now offers through-coolant features on all of its line items including live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads.

Rego-Fix ReCool through coolant system

System Enables Through-Coolant on Swiss-Type Machines

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
After retrofitting its ReCool through-coolant system for live tooling on CNC lathes, Rego-Fix has expanded the coolant system to provide internal cooling capabilities to static toolholders on Swiss-type automatic machines.

Drill for Stainless Steels and Titanium Alloys

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
OSG’s Exocarb WDO-SUS drill for machining stainless steels and titanium alloys was specifically developed to combat the common issues that occur when machining these metals such as work hardening, elongated chips, low thermal conductivity and welding on the tool.

Alberti Angle Heads Can Run With or Without Coolant

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
Koma Precision Inc.'s TH Line angle heads from Alberti is targeted for aerospace parts manufacturing.


ERIX tool saves up to 90% of the manufacturing time on back spotfacing and chamfering operations.
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