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.



AH8000 Series PVD Grades and Chipbreakers for Heat Resistant Alloys

By: Lori Beckman
The two AH8000 grades include AH8015, the first choice grade with well-balanced wear and fracture resistance and the AH8005, the high hardness grade with excellent wear resistance.

Carmex Mini Tools

Multifunction Tool Line Available in Inch Dimensions

By: Jedd Cole
Originally introduced in metric configurations, Carmex’s Mini Tools line is now available in standard inch dimensions.

Video: Accelerated Blisk Milling

By: Peter Zelinski
CAM and cutting tool companies develop a process for machining a titanium bladed disk in less than half the conventionally expected cycle time.

Supermill XVP and XVPS end mills

Carbide End Mills for Titanium, Steel, Stainless Alloys

By: Jedd Cole
Supermill offers its XPV and XPVS series of carbide end mills for roughing or finishing difficult materials, featuring a four-flute, variable-pitch and helix design.

Evacuation Plan

By: Russ Willcutt
Milling deep grooves generates tons of chips that are sometimes hard to clear. This internal coolant device provides an innovative solution to this challenge.


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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