CUTTING TOOLS

Cutting Tools

Cutting Tool Orders May Have Reached Low Point

The pandemic accelerated the contraction in metalworking and extended the accelerating contraction in cutting tool orders. But, the GBI: Metalworking indicates the lows in cutting tool orders may be in the past.

Holemaking

New Metalworking Products from Modern Machine Shop, July 2020

The latest technology from Bel Air Finishing Supply, Advanced Industrial Measurement Systems, 168 Manufacturing, Select Machining Technologies, and UNISIG Deep Hole Drilling Systems

NEWS

Sunnen Products Co. Launches Rebranding, e-Commerce Site

The rebranding reflects Sunnen’s acquisition of BTA Heller, expansion of worldwide manufacturing operations and entry into the deep-hole drilling machine market.

CAD/CAM

How to Slash 5-Axis Finishing Time

Finally there is an alternative to ballnose endmills for finishing 3D parts. The combination of finishing tools shaped to provide more cutting surface and a CAM system with the ability to apply them on a five-axis machining center can dramatically reduce finishing cycle times while delivering better surface finishes.

Deburring

When Sophisticated CNC Machine Tools Aren't the Best Answer

As a machine shop owner, challenges come every day. Sometimes, relying on the tools you’re used to can keep you from finding more beneficial solutions.
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Deburring

Bel Air's AutoHone Uses Robot Arm to Insert, Remove, Clean and Dry Parts

Bel Air’s AutoHone reverse drag finisher rotates the media instead of the parts, which are then dipped into the flowing media in a rotating bin.

Milling Tools

YG-1's ENMX High-Feed Milling Tools Provide Insert Clamping Security

IMTS Spark: YG-1’s ENMX High-Feed Mill 4 is a series of small-diameter cutting tools developed to meet stringent demands of versatility, productivity and process stability.
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Milling Tools

Star SU's Single-Flute Gundrills Suitable for Medical Device Machining

Star SU’s solid carbide gundrills are designed for work in medical-grade materials such as titanium and stainless steel.

Holemaking

Suhner's BEX 15 Spindle Head Performs Milling, Drilling

Suhner’s BEX 15 spindle head has a maximum spindle speed of 23,000 rpm for improved in-line production.

Turning Tools

Ceratizit's FreeTurn Tooling Combines Different Cutting Edge Properties for Flexibility

Ceratizit’s FreeTurn tooling is designed to be used with its High Dynamic Turning (HDT) method, which is said to enable roughing, finishing, contour turning, face turning and longitudinal turning with a single tool.