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Horn USA, Inc.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Cutting Tool Technology Aids Lights-Out Machining Applications

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.  

Q&A: Trends in Cutting Tool Application

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.

IMTS spark: Trends in Cutting Tool Adoption and Technology
Horn USA head of product management John Kollenbroich joins MMS’s Peter Zelinski to discuss cutting tool application trends. Join them Nov. 18 at 11:00 am EST. (Add to your MySpark Planner.)

Horn USA To Move into Expanded Headquarters Facility

Horn USA To Move into Expanded Headquarters Facility
The new facility’s production area is expected to triple capacity over Horn’s current Tennessee facility.

Horn USA's W&F Linear Unit Quick-Change System Improves Tool Change Repeatability

Horn USA's W&F Linear Unit Quick-Change System Improves Tool Change Repeatability
IMTS Spark: The W&F linear unit with coolant management from Horn USA is a user-friendly quick-change system that can be combined with W&F Micro quick-change holders and existing standard holders.

Quick-Change Tooling Improves Swiss Lathe Profits

Quick-Change Tooling Improves Swiss Lathe Profits
Horn USA has developed quick-change tooling systems to drastically reduce set-up and toolchange times for Swiss-type lathes, including those with through coolant.

How AM Is Advancing into Cutting Tools: Photos from EMO

How AM Is Advancing into Cutting Tools: Photos from EMO
The design freedom of additive manufacturing delivers increased performance to cutting tools. At the world’s leading exposition for machine tools, I saw various examples of this.

Horn's Supermini Gets an Insert Geometry for Drilling, Boring, Face Turning and Skimming

Horn's Supermini Gets an Insert Geometry for Drilling, Boring, Face Turning and Skimming
Designed for the Supermini tool system, Horn’s HP geometry is suitable for drilling, boring, face turning and skimming.

Gears for electric vehicles need to be machined with narrow tolerances

AMB 2018 Highlights E-Mobility and Lightweight Construction
More than 91,000 attendees gathered at the AMB trade show in Germany to visit 1,553 exhibitors and talk about the impact of e-mobility, Industry 4.0 and other relevant topics.

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.

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 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.

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.

Product Categories of HORN USA, Inc.

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

Trade Names

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