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.



Manual Collet Fixture Enables Vertical, Horizontal Mounting

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
Royal Products’ Quick-Grip (QG) manual collet fixtures are suitable for use with the company’s QG-42, 65 and 80 series collets.

End Mills Cut Steel and Cast Iron

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
LMT Onsrud has added end mills for steel and cast iron to its high-performance end mill range.

Intrepid Tool Catalog Offers Drills, Reamers and Countersinks

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
Intrepid Tool Industries’ 2015/2016 full line catalog shows its current offering of drills, reamers and countersinks designed for use in machining composites, aluminum, titanium and other aerospace materials.

Cutting Tools Reduce Risk of Edge Chipping, Cracking

By: Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
Precision Cutting Tools offers cutting tools produced using its Edge Cut manufacturing process, which adds a controlled radius on the tool’s cutting edge.

Concentric Clamping for Ultimate Tool Performance

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
The Tendo product line shares many common features, including excellent vibration damping and improved surface quality, according to manufacturer Schunk.


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