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January 2021 | Digital Edition
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Cutting Tool Technology Aids Lights-Out Machining Applications

These features can help improve cutting tool stability, standardize cutting performance and extend tool life, enabling shops to confidently run unattended shifts.  

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Cutting Tools

4 Questions To Ask When Moving to Live Tooling

Live tooling is often seen as a niche solution, but there are a number of different processes that are improved by introducing live tooling.

Can Nanotechnology Redefine Metalworking Fluid?

Tiny onions provide a maintenance-reducing alternative to hazardous chemicals for cooling and lubricating parts.


Cutting Tools

Cutting Tool Technology Aids Lights-Out Machining Applications

These features can help improve cutting tool stability, standardize cutting performance and extend tool life, enabling shops to confidently run unattended shifts.  


Holemaking Tools

Eliminating Human Error with a Closed-Loop Boring Bar System

Rigibore’s ActiveEdge boring bars and Zenith system automatically adjust based on in-process measurement data, reducing scrap and aiding in lights out machining.


Turning Tools

Q&A: Trends in Cutting Tool Application

Cutting tool technology is advancing and shops’ needs are changing as well. A leading cutting tool supplier offers this view.


Cutting Tools

Why Binderless CBN Inserts Turn Titanium Faster

A new formulation of cubic boron nitride could provide a more solid alternative to cemented carbide as finish-machining becomes more demanding.