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.



Broaches Prevent Chipping

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Somma Tool Co.’s Forte line of broaches are made of the company’s new standard stock material, replacing M2.

Sumitomo Electric Carbide turning grades

Turning Grades Resist Fracture

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
The AC6030M and AC6040M turning grades from Sumitomo Electric Carbide feature the company’s Absotech coating to improve resistance to wear, adhesion and fracture, and extend tool life.

Heimatec coolant-through tooling

Coolant-Through Capability Added to Tooling

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
Heimatec now offers coolant-through technology on all its current products to enable faster, cleaner cutting on larger and deeper parts where chips and excess heat buildup can be problematic.

Heule Precision Tools SF back-spotfacing tool

Tool Performs Counterboring, Spotfacing in Difficult-to-Access Areas

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Heule Precision Tools’ BSF tool for automated, high-volume back-spotfacing and counterboring enables a counterbore ratio of 2.3×D.

SCT indexable tooling

Indexable Boring Bars, Port Tools, Thread Mills Provide Through Coolant

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Scientific Cutting Tools offers a line of indexable boring bars, port tools and thread mills that use through-coolant technology.


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