Kennametal’s KBH10B and KBH20B grades, designed for hard turning, are available in double-sided inserts for materials as hard as 65 HRC.
Along with switching to a different milling tool to improve surface finishes on aluminum parts, Alupress also employed Mapal's Uniset-P setting fixture to make the process reliable and efficient.
An oil & gas part with a lot of holes required that Utex use two different tools to ensure burr-free inner and outer diameters. With Heule’s Vex-S tool, the shop realized time savings per cycle of an entire minute by performing drilling and chamfering in a single step.
Designed for the Supermini tool system, Horn’s HP geometry is suitable for drilling, boring, face turning and skimming.
Walter USA has expanded its M4000 milling cutter line with the M4791, a routing cutter capable of plunging in solid material and producing a true flat bottom.
Sunnen Products Co.’s DirectDex series of drill heads, inserts and pads are said to be directly interchangeable with Sandvik deep-hole drilling tools.
Sandvik Coromant has added the -M30 and -L50 insert geometry options for its CoroMill 331 milling cutter.
The location is central to the company’s aerospace and automotive customers as well as three large research universities.