CUTTING TOOLS

Turning Tools

Modulated CNC Turning: How a Reversal in the Tool Path Can Deliver Greater Cutting Speed

UNCC researchers introduce modulation into the tool path. Chip breaking was the goal, but higher metal removal rate is an intriguing secondary effect.

Holemaking

Kennametal Introduces Flat Bottom Geometry for KenTIP FS

The newest addition to Kennametal’s modular drill tip series, the KenTip FS FEG insert is designed to eliminate the need for drilling and end milling flat-bottom holes, instead completing the part in a single operation.

Holemaking

Eliminating Human Error with a Closed-Loop Boring Bar System

Rigibore’s ActiveEdge boring bars and Zenith system automatically adjust based on in-process measurement data, reducing scrap and aiding in lights out machining.

NEWS

IMCO Carbide Tool Joins IMC Group

Details of the August agreement were not disclosed, but company leadership says most aspects of IMCO’s operations and product portfolio will not change.

Holemaking

Allied Machine's T-A Pro Drills Improves Holemaking

Allied Machine recently announced the T-A Pro spade drilling insert as a new high performance go-to for general purpose holemaking.

Turning Tools

New Walter CBN Grades Optimized for Challenging Materials

Walter’s new WBK20 and WBK30 CBN grades have edge-preparation designs that are optimized for applications in cast iron and hardened steel.

Holemaking

Allied Machine & Engineering's T-A Pro Drill Enables Higher Cutting Speeds

IMTS Spark: Allied Machine and Engineering’s T-A Pro drill combines material-specific insert geometries, a redesigned drill body and a coolant-through system to enable penetration rates which run at higher speeds.
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Cutting Tools

Tungaloy MillQuadFeed Products Enhance High-Feed Milling

Tungaloy has expanded its MillQuadFeed high-feed milling cutter series by adding new grades and cutter body options for its SWMT09 insert range to enhance high-feed milling capability.

Cutting Tools

Big Kaiser's Noventa Optimizes Chamfering Cycle Times

Big Kaiser’s new Noventa from Sphinx milling cutter lineup optimizes front-and-back chamfering and deburring, improving cycle time, tool life, surface quality and product finish.

Holemaking

YG-1's Dream Drills Pro Optimized for Steel, Cast Iron

The Dream Drills Pro tools are made with micrograin carbide for core strength and longer tool life, and feature the company’s wave-shaped cutting edge to reduce cutting forces.