Y G-1 Tool Co.

730 Corporate Woods Pkwy.
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 US


A Message from Y G-1 Tool Co.

YG-1 continues to bring cost saving cutting tools & tooling into the market.

We export to 53 countries and have manufacturing in the United States, Ireland, South Korea and China.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

YG-1's products.

YG-1’s Aerospace Tools Provide High Metal Removal Rates
Westec 2019: YG-1’s Aerospace tools include four-, five- and six-flute Titanox and V7plus A end mills for titanium.

YG-1 Blue Ring Tap lineup.

Tap and Drill Bundles Save Time, Money
Eastec 2019: YG-1 has announced a Blue Ring Tap lineup promotion featuring 28 different tap bundles.

Five Grades Added to Turning Insert Range
IMTS 2018: YG-1’s range of turning inserts has added five grades, on display with the company’s full lineup of cutting tools. 

YG-1 Tool Co. will display its V7PlusA and Titanox series of end mills at IMTS 2018.

End Mills Enable Trochoidal Milling, Fine Finishing
IMTS 2018: YG-1 Tool Co.’s V7PlusA series of end mills features four-flute and six-flute models.

Toyoda to Host Seminar at YG-1's North Carolina Facility
The lunch learning seminar will focus on prolonging tool life and maintaining accuracy when machining tough metals using YG-1’s cutting tools and Toyoda’s Stealth 1165 VMC. 

Jonathan Saade and Brian Rabe

Hi-Speed Corp. Now Represents YG-1 on U.S. West Coast
Hi-Speed’s decision comes after representing Widia-Hanita for more than 25 years.

YG-1 Only One

End Mill Material Improves Edge Strength, Sharpness, Durability
Westec 2017: YG-1 Tool offers the Only One powdered metal composition (HSS-PM60) for its end mills, designed to provide high performance in unstable and “less-than-perfect” setups.

End Mills Designed for Titanium, Stainless Steel, Nickel-Based Alloys
EMO 2017: YG-1 will showcase its TitanoxPower end mills for titanium, stainless steel and nickel-based alloys. 

YG-1 Tool 4G and X5070 end mills

End Mills Cut through Hard Materials
Amerimold 2017: YG-1 Tool’s 4G and X5070 end mills are designed to cut through hard materials.

End Mill Offers Stable Roughing
Eastec 2017: The V7/V7 Plus A is a next-generation end mill from YG-1 Tool Co. designed to enable heavy roughing, slotting, ramping, trochoidal and profile machining at high performance and excellent chip control.

YG-1 Hosts Education Event on Grinding, Machining with Superabrasives
The event is scheduled for November 17-18, 2015 at YG-1’s Charlotte, North Carolina, facility.

clamped parts

People are Part of the Process for Machining Inconel
A Tacoma shop describes its winning strategy for efficient machining of Inconel. That strategy includes careful choices of cutting tools and cutting parameters. It also includes a healthy breakfast.

Custom Tooling, Support Offered
YG-1 offers a range of special and made-to-print high-performance tooling including end mills, drills, reamers and routers.

YG-1 Opens Technical Center in North Carolina
The center is intended to provide engineering, R&D, and educational solutions for customers in the Americas.

YG-1 Combo tap

Tap Reduces Oversize Threads
YG-1 says its Combo tap effectively eliminates oversize threading problems that can occur with high-helix spiral-fluted taps.

YG-1 X-Speed Rougher

End Mill Flute Design Reduces Vibration
YG-1 offers its X-Speed Rougher solid carbide roughing end mills.

YG-1 i-Xmill ball-nose and corner radius inserts and holders

Inserts and Steel/Carbide Holder Catalog
YG-1 offers i-Xmill ball-nose and corner radius inserts and holders.

High speed milling

Pushbutton Die Making
High speed milling let this automotive forging company reverse a decades-old practice and bring die making back in house.

hard-milled steel workpieces

For Easier Turnaround...Hard Milling
By using milling in place of EDM, this mold shop delivers finished work to customers days sooner.

Product Categories of Y G-1 Tool Co.

End Mills
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change

Trade Names

Alu Power
Blue Ring Taps
D Power
Dream Drills
Hardslick Taps
Jet Power
Tank Power
V7 Mill
X Power
X5070 End Mills