Cutting Tools

Sandvik Coromant Introduces New Insert Geometries for Grooving

Sandvik Coromant has added the -M30 and -L50 insert geometry options for its CoroMill 331 milling cutter.

CNC & Machine Controls

Metalworking News of Note: November 2019 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. 


Sandvik Coromant to Build Tech Center in Mebane, North Carolina

The location is central to the company’s aerospace and automotive customers as well as three large research universities. 

Cutting Tools

Tungaloy Expands DoTwistBall Series with New Shell Mill Diameters

DoTwistBall is designed to provide reliability during complex 3D milling processes.

Cutting Tools

Niagara Cutter ST540 from Seco Extends End Mill's Versatility

Seco Tools has expanded Niagara Cutter’s Stabilizer product line with the five-flute ST540 end mill designed to increase performance and versatility.

Cutting Tools

Platinum Tooling Offers Heimatec Base Mount Tooling

Platinum Tooling Technologies offers Heimatec Base Mount Tooling (BMT) products.

Cutting Tools

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 asymmetrical face grooves, too, and perform fly cutting.


Multitasking Machining Center Cuts Process Steps as Well as Metal

Consistent queue delays between the lathe and the drilling machine led Koso KentIntrol to purchase a multitasking machine from Starrag that was capable of doing both. 


Mapal's EasyAdjust System Simplifies External Reaming Setup

Mapal’s EasyAdjust (EA) tool system is designed for external reaming for machining of small outer diameters.

Cutting Tools

Big Kaiser Offers Insert Grades for Cutting Stainless Steel, Aluminum

Big Kaiser’s has released a new set of insert grades for its C-Cutter Mini, C-Centering Cutter and Fullcut Mill tool products.