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Published: 11/8/2019

Medical Screw Solution Includes More than Cutting Tools
With companies producing so many medical screws, every second saved counts. A turnkey program can help manufacturers machine these parts as efficiently as possible.With companies producing so many medical screws, every second saved counts. A turnkey...

Published: 11/6/2019

Metalworking News of Note: November 2019
Orderfox.com adds an RFQ service for its users, Sandvik Coromant begins construction on new tech center in North Carolina, and other news from the metalworking industry. 

Published: 6/19/2013

Tips for Improved Holemaking
A few drill types dominate holemaking, a machining process made up of sub-areas that are evolving along with changing drill capabilities.

Published: 10/24/2019

A New Spin on CNC Machining Face Grooves
Here is an alternative to standard end milling — an operation performed on a CNC milling machine to produce circular grooves in the part face. This new single-point trepanning tooling strategy can produce both symmetrical and as...

Published: 10/8/2019

News of Note: Machine Redesign, CAM Credentials and Solar Energy
Among the industry news of note in October 2019 is GF Machining Solutions’ rebranding of its machines, a cutting tool technology expo coming up in November and a huge solar panel installation on which Toyoda has broken ground. 

Published: 7/18/2016

Tools and Technologies for Deep Hole Drilling
Understanding the challenges and knowing how to select and apply the appropriate tools will help a shop profit from this difficult operation.

Published: 9/17/2019

Setup Options for Swiss Automatic Lathes
A hydraulic chuck and a counter-balanced centering tool, originally developed as in-house solutions, are now available to address the limited working space that is common in Swiss machining.

Published: 4/25/2011

3 Threading Options for Holemaking
Thorough analysis before selecting and committing to tooling will produce quality holemaking in the most efficient and cost-effective way. Here's a look at three ways to cut threads.

Published: 9/1/2019

Is Robotic Automation the Key to Drawing (and Keeping) New Employees?
Robotic automation is transforming a job that was perhaps a machine operator’s least-favorite work assignment into one that is not a heavy lift.  

Published: 8/27/2019

Interrupted Turning Operation Cuts Cost With 10-Sided Insert
Using a robust 10-sided insert from Tungaloy, this oil-industry remanufacturer was able to reduce the number of inserts used in interrupted turning operations.