HORN USA, Inc.

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Franklin, TN 37067 US

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A Message from HORN USA, Inc.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Horn USA will display its CVD-D-tipped tools at IMTS 2018.

Diamond-Tipped Tools Cut Sintered Carbide
IMTS 2018: Horn USA’s CVD-D-tipped tools are designed for drilling, turning and milling carbide in the sintered state, up to a hardness of 2,200 Vickers.

VDW Chairman Heinz-Jürgen Prokop

United States Helps Drive German Machine Tool Sales
As Germany’s second-largest export market, the United States took delivery of 1.12 billion euros worth of German machine tools in 2017, which is up 20 percent compared to 2016. For incoming orders, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association, VDW, is optimistic that the United States will follow a moderate growth path, thanks in part to the government’s tax cuts.

aerospace bushings

Changing Cutting Tools Solves Three Problems in Hard-Turning Application
By switching to a new boring bar, a contract shop that specializes in precision Swiss turning and machining reduced one part’s cycle time by more than seven minutes.

bushing parts

Changing Cutting Tools Reduces Cycle Time by 7 Minutes in Hard-Turning Application
L.A.Y. Precision Machine’s cycle time to bore a hole in a bushing was more than eight minutes. Horn USA’s Supermini type-105 tool system with an HS36-grade boring bar insert reduced this cycle time. 

machining a micro part

What Should You Consider When Turning Micro Parts on a Lathe?
Various factors, including the machine, cutting tools and operator, must be taken into consideration to turn very small parts.

Vice President Vanessa Malo-Kurzinski, Swiss Automation

Europe Meets USA
European Correspondent Barbara Schulz’s recent visit to U.S. shops revealed some of the technologies American manufacturers apply and the challenges they face as they work to become more globally competitive.

M279 system

Horn Continues Growth Path
The company highlighted its facility expansions and new cutting tool technologies during a recent open house at its global headquarters in Tübingen, Germany.

New Substrate Increases Tool Life Turning Tough Materials of Small Diameters
PMTS 2017: Horn USA's Supermini cutting tool’s new substrate, coating and edge preparation is said to provide high-performance results in small diameters.

The Fahrion Centro P collet chuck system has helped Manufacturing Partners improve tool life by at least 40 percent.

Collet Chuck System Helps Produce AR Parts Efficiently
A collet chuck system from Horn USA Inc. helped firearm parts manufacturer Manufacturing Partners Inc. hit is productivity targets.

Gear Expo

Inside Gear Expo 2015
Billed as “The Drive Technology Show,” this year’s event featured new machine designs and cutting tools, heat-treat processes, and materials and hardening processes for hybrid transmission applications.

Horn Supermini Type-105

Boring Inserts Replace cBN Cutters
The Supermini Type-105 tool system from Horn is designed for demanding boring applications involving diameters ranging from 0.2 and 6 mm (0.008" and 0.236"), with more than 1,000 versions of the carbide insert that fit one toolholder.

Horn Expands Production, Office Space
The company is investing the equivalent of some $76 million in the expansion which, it is said, will make the company’s Tübingen, Germany, manufacturing presence the largest in the area.

Horn type-842 cartridge system

Cartridge System Eliminates Face Milling after Parting Off
Horn has added a type-842 cartridge system featuring smaller dimensions for machining smaller workpieces to its 940 modular grooving system comprising a basic holder, a grooving toolholder and a cartridge.

Horn is opening a new plant in Tubingen, Germany

News from Horn’s Technology Days
Every two years, cutting tool and carbide specialist Horn invites customers, distributors, suppliers and the industrial press to Tübingen, Germany for its Technology Days event. This year, the highlights include news of expanded production space, plans for a new office building and details of innovative product developments.

Face-Grooving System Expands Depth Range
Horn’s 25A face grooving system includes a toolholder with square shanks, cassettes and round shanks with internal coolant to boost chip flow.

Horn M117P face milling cutter

Face Milling Cutter for High-Polish Milling
Horn’s M117P face milling cutter is designed for high-polish milling applications.

Tools Improve Process Reliability in Oil and Gas Applications
Horn offers a range of tooling for mechanical machining of pipes and sleeves for the crude oil and gas industries.

milled automotive shaft

Cutting Tool Helps Automotive Manufacturer Implement Design Change
Horn USA’s Mini Mill helped Machine Tool and Gear mill a flat at 90 degrees from other operations.

Horn carbide blanks

Carbide Blanks Available for Precision Tool Manufacturers
Horn offers a range of carbide blanks for precision tools in both ground and raw-sintered versions.

Horn HP65-graed S224 indexable insert

Cutting Insert Incorporates Through-Tool Coolant
The Horn HP65-grade S224 indexable insert with through-tool coolant features the company’s 3V geometry and a 3-mm (0.118") grooving width.

Product Categories of HORN USA, Inc.

Boring Tools & Heads for Machining Centers
Boring Tools for Turning Machines
Broaching Tools
Burnishing Tools (Roller)
Chamfering Tools
Collets for Toolholding
Counterbores/Countersinks
Cut-Off Tools/Attachments
Drills
End Mills
Facing Tools/Heads
Form Tools
Gear Cutting Tools
Grooving Tools
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Key Seating Tools
Milling Cutters
Reamers
Slotting Saws
Thread Milling Cutters
Thread Whirling Tools
Threading Tools
Threading Tools - Cutting
Tool Blanks
Toolholders
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change

Trade Names

3-Peat (Grooving)
Centro P (Precision ER System)
DA System
DM System
DS System
GPS (Groove, Part-Off, Side Tu
Mini (Internal Groove)
Supermini