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Increasing Productivity in Drilling Holes in Steel

A new three-fluted drill designed for high production can improve the speed of drilling holes in steel by 50% while improving roundness and accuracy.

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Tungaloy's DMH Drill Head Resists Fracture Damage

Tungaloy’s DMH drill head for DrillMeister features an edge geometry that resists thin-wall snapback and wear from exit burrs.

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Kyocera's DRV Magic Drills Reduce Chattering

The DRV Magic Drill family of indexable drills from Kyocera Precision Tools is now available in diameters from ½" to 2" and 12 mm to 60 mm sizes.    

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Kennametal FEG Drill Insert Eliminates End Milling

Kennametal’s FEG drill insert is designed to increase the ease of drilling flat-bottom holes into difficult and curved surfaces while eliminating the need for end milling.

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How to Choose the Best Drill Type for Your Next Job

Five questions to ask when deciding between solid carbide drills or replaceable insert.

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Cutting Data, Indexable Inserts Optimize Fine Boring

By using digital technology and optimized indexable inserts from Big Kaiser, Schmauser Müller Metalltechnik has increased its process reliability and efficiency in fine boring applications as well as improved tool life.
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Garant Master Steel Deep Enhances Performance and Longevity

The Hoffmann Group’s Garant Master Steel Deep tool can operate without a co-pilot hole in stainless steel and cast iron.

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Kyocera SGS Expands Micro-Tool Offerings

Kyocera SGS Precision Tools is expanding its micro-tool offerings by more than 4,000 tools, with large increases in its variety of micro-end mills and micro-drills.

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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.

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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.