Y G-1 Tool Co.

730 Corporate Woods Pkwy.
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 US


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. We manufacture in high volume: Drills, Taps, End Mills and Rotary Tooling and are the fastest growing company in this industry. Only the highest quality materials and machinery are used in the manufacturing of our products. Our Chicago office and inventory ships at a 98% fill rate. Easy to use informative literature and technical support is readily available. As we offer new and exciting products, we invite you to take advantage of these products offering competitive advantages and grow with us. For technical assistance phone: 888-868-5988 or 866-862-7795.

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