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.



Mikron

Line of Drilling, Milling Tools in Stainless Steel Materials

By: Katie Cattell
Mikron has developed a variety of drilling and milling tools designed for difficult-to-machine materials such as stainless steels, super alloys and chrome-cobalt alloys.

Sumitomo DFC

Double-Sided Milling Cutter Achieves Long-Term Accuracy, High Efficiency

By: Jedd Cole
Sumitomo Electric Carbide’s DFC double-sided 90-degree milling cutter features a six-edge insert designed to ensure long-term, stable cutting and high-efficiency machining with high feed rates.

Haimer USA Opens North American Headquarters

By: Jedd Cole
The new headquarters feature a showroom, training facilities and offices built to support the company’s continued growth.

Reasons to Consider Thread Milling

By: Lori Beckman
Read about how thread milling can make your shop's processes more efficient, as well as several requirements for thread milling that should be considered.

Haimer Power Mill F1304NN

End Mills Provide Stability for Lower Speed Machining

By: Jedd Cole
Designed for stainless and general steels, Haimer’s Power Mill F1304NN-series end mill combines a variable-helix flute geometry with a roughing cord profile for more stable milling in machines with limited horsepower.


AMAMCO Tool exceeds ISO and AS 9100 standards for quality, precision, and consistency.
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ERIX tool saves up to 90% of the manufacturing time on back spotfacing and chamfering operations.
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