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 Tool System Reduces Setup Time

By: Katie Cattell
Benz’s Solidfix modular tool-changing system is designed to enable quick tooling changes via adapters that hold a variety of tools.

Heimatec U-tec

Flexible Adapter System Available on Right-Angle Heads

By: Katie Cattell
Heimatec’s U-tec flexible adapter system is available on all right-angle heads in the company’s line, and models are available for most machine tool lines in the North American market, the company says.

GenSwiss Lous Belet SA precision carbide Expert series

Tooling Package for Increased Productivity

By: Katie Cattell
GenSwiss offers its Lous Belet SA precision carbide Expert series tooling packages designed for aluminum, brass, titanium, stainless steels and composite material groups.

Cogsdill UBT-T4

Single-Roll Burnishing Tool for Compact Spaces

By: Katie Cattell
Cogsdill’s UBT-T4 universal single-roll burnishing tool features a compact design for use where limited space is available.

Scientific Cutting Tools Coolant Ring Technology

Toolholders Improve Coolant Penetration

By: Katie Cattell
Scientific Cutting Tools’ Coolant Ring Technology holders are made from high-quality, heat-treated steel and are black-oxide coated.


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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