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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Advancing Manufacturing, Tomorrow and Today


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.



Custom Shaving Attachments for CNC Machines

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
The culture of constant improvement developed by Peterson Tool is visible in its tools, in particular the ThriftShave platform, the company says.

Sawing Systems and Circular Saws for CNC Turning Machines

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
Users of Watkins’ SAW-lutions systems and circular saws provide cut off, groove, form and straddle-mill on turning machines.

Tooling with Adjustable Overhang Length Mechanism

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
NTK Cutting Tools continues to expand its line of Swiss tools with Stick Duo Splash.

Multi-Pocket Selectable Toolholder Speeds Insert Indexing

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
Modern Industries’ mPower SpinSelect multi-pocket selectable toolholder is designed to promote productivity and consistency by decreasing downtime for tool and insert setups and change-overs.

Miniature Brush Kit Features Stainless Steel Construction

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
BRM’s line of precision cross-hole deburring brushes feature all stainless steel construction.


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