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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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.



Synchroflex II.

Tap Holder Equipped with Internal Coolant

By: Edited by Julianne Mobilian
Tapmatic offers the Synchroflex II tap holder, includes a balanced, high-pressure internal coolant system with maximum flow rates for increased tap life and thread quality, especially in deep blind holes.

Webinar: Increase Milling Output on Your Existing Machine

By: Peter Zelinski
It is not always the strength of the tool or the power of the machine that limits your depth of cut. In many cases, the limitation is the tendency to vibrate. Learn how to mill more productively by selecting spindle speeds tailored to your machine’s dynamics.

When to Consider Customized Cutting Tools

By: Chris Koepfer (editor)
What is the real cost of choosing standard or customized tooling if time is money and efficiency translates into profits? It’s a question many shops face regularly.

Techniks NAP Gladu G-Force

High-Speed Metal Cutoff Blades Offered

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Available from Techniks, NAP Gladu's G-Force line of thin kerf cutoff saw blades are designed for use in high-speed cutoff machines including those manufactured by Tsune, Nishijimax, Amada and Kasto, among others.

Multidec Lube Coolant Clamp Reduces Setup Time

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
GenSwiss’ Multidec-Lube coolant-through toolholder clamp for CNC Swiss machines permits optimum coolant jet positioning, eliminates time bending and aiming coolant lines, reduces overall setup time and prevents stringy chips collecting on cutting tools, the company says.


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