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.

Walter USA TC142 blind hole tap

Blind-Hole Taps Handle Stainless Steel Applications

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
TC142 blind-hole taps from Walter USA are designed for machining stainless steels and ISO-M materials.

Tungaloy DoMiniTurn toolholder

Expanded Toolholders for Swiss-Type Lathes

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Tungaloy has expanded its DoMiniTurn line of external toolholders for Swiss-type lathes.

Sandvik Coromant GC3225 GC3210

Turning Grades for Cast Iron Extend Tool Life

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Sandvik Coromant introduces the GC3225 and GC3210 insert grades, designed to cover all cast iron turning operations for both gray and nodular cast iron materials.

Mapal CPMill ballnose milling cutter

Ballnose Cutter Adds Cutting Edge for Fast Feed Rates

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Designed for the production of homokinetic joints of hardened steel in automotive applications, Mapal’s CPMill ballnose milling cutter has been updated for efficiency in pre-machining (soft milling).

Deepgroove Internal Face Grooving

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
Thinbit, manufactured by Kaiser Tool Company, has expanded the Deepgroove line of support blade style tooling.

ERIX tool saves up to 90% of the manufacturing time on back spotfacing and chamfering operations.
AMAMCO Tool exceeds ISO and AS 9100 standards for quality, precision, and consistency.
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