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.



Quick-Change Can Equal Quick Savings

By: Chris Felix
Quick-change systems minimize the hassle of the tool change, cutting the process from several minutes to mere seconds. Shortened tool change time means more cutting time on the machine and increased productivity.

Sandvik Coromant CoroCut QD

Cutting System Parts off Long Overhangs

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Sandvik Coromant’s CoroCut QD system is designed for machining deep grooves and parting off with long overhangs.

Kyocera MFH-Raptor high-feed milling cutter

High-Feed Milling Cutter Resists Vibration

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The MFH-Raptor high-feed milling cutter from Kyocera Industrial Ceramics features a vibration-resistant design for increased productivity in ramping and helical milling at high speeds.

MESI Chipbreaker for Swiss Turning Features a Low Cutting Force

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc. adds MESI chipbreaker for Swiss turning and small parts machining.

Tiger•Tec Silver HU6 Round Insert Boosts Productivity

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
Walter has introduced Tiger·tec Silver HU6, a round insert with a geometry specifically developed for medium and heavy-duty roughing of solid railroad wheels and other forged parts.


Drilling, routing, milling, reaming.
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ERIX tool saves up to 90% of the manufacturing time on back spotfacing and chamfering operations.
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