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.

Live-Tool Spindles Designed for High-Torque Turrets

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
ITI Tooling Co. offers a line of live-tool spindles to complement the high-speed, high-torque tool turrets on DMG MORI’s NL, NT, NZ and DuraTurn machines.

Big-Plus toolholder

Testing Measures Impact of Toolholder Interface Rigidity

By: Peter Zelinski
Though Big-Plus and HSK share superficial similarities, they differ fundamentally in how they clamp the holder--a difference with important implications.

Briney Tooling Systems Tru Position

Holders Reduce Required Tool Passes for Slot Milling

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Briney Tooling Systems offers its Tru Position line of end mill holders with a reduced total indicator reading (TIR) of 0.0002", achieved via internal eccentric grinding.

Carmex Tiny Tool CMR

Multitasking Tool Eliminates Need for Pilot Holes

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
The CMR multitasking tool, part of the Carmex Tiny Tool line, enables users to bore, turn, face and chamfer with a single tool.

Toolholder for High Production Tapping

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
The Speedsynchro toolholder from Emuge features an integrated transmission of 1:4.412 for optimizing thread production on CNC machines with synchronous spindles.

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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