CUTTING TOOLS

NEWS

Big Kaiser Raising Funds for NRL Through December

Big Kaiser plans to donate 2% of NTMA member orders to the National Robotics League from November 1 to December 31.

Holemaking

Increasing Productivity in Drilling Holes in Steel

A new three-fluted drill designed for high production can improve the speed of drilling holes in steel by 50% while improving roundness and accuracy.

Holemaking

Tungaloy's DMH Drill Head Resists Fracture Damage

Tungaloy’s DMH drill head for DrillMeister features an edge geometry that resists thin-wall snapback and wear from exit burrs.

Turning Tools

Ceratizit Dragonskin Coating Protects Tools From Heat, Wear

Ceratizit’s Dragonskin coating technology enhances tool durability and heat resistance.

Grinding

ANCA's ToolRoom RN34 Software Eases Tool Balancing

ANCA’s ToolRoom RN34 supports ballnose cutting edges, which are suited for the aerospace, die/mold, general machining and power generation industries.

Turning Tools

Kyocera's DRV Magic Drills Reduce Chattering

The DRV Magic Drill family of indexable drills from Kyocera Precision Tools is now available in diameters from ½" to 2" and 12 mm to 60 mm sizes.    

Cutting Tools

Hoffman Group Presetter Measures Up To 400 Milimeters

The Hoffman Group’s Garant VG Basic Presetter features electronic measuring equipment with a digital camera that has a measurement range of up to 400 mm on both axes.

Holemaking

Kennametal FEG Drill Insert Eliminates End Milling

Kennametal’s FEG drill insert is designed to increase the ease of drilling flat-bottom holes into difficult and curved surfaces while eliminating the need for end milling.

VMCs

How Machine Tool Dynamics Could Become a U.S. Supply Chain Strategy

A collaborative agreement being overseen by the U.S. Department of Energy involves a deceptively simple test — a test that could radically increase throughput of the United States’ existing base of CNC machine tools.

Holemaking

How to Choose the Best Drill Type for Your Next Job

Five questions to ask when deciding between solid carbide drills or replaceable insert.