HOLEMAKING

Milling Tools

Thread Mills Combine Pros of Thread Milling, Tapping

Walter USA’s range of T2711/T2712 thread milling cutters for large threads has been expanded with three new inserts and two tool bodies for cutting M56 and M64 threads.

NEWS

The Whittemore Co. Distributes Four New Cutting Tool Brands

The company now offers Precision Twist Drill, Dormer, Pramet and Union Butterfield cutting tools.

Toolholders

Tap Holder Provides Tension, Compression Options

TM Smith Tool’s general-purpose compensating tap holder accommodates a broad range of tapping applications.

Milling Tools

Solid Carbide Micro Drill Meets DIN 1899 Standards

Walter USA has released the DB130 Advance, its smallest solid carbide micro drill

Holemaking

DROs Offer Useful Software Features

Heidenhain’s Acu-Rite brand has released a line of three digital readouts (DROs) with software features and hardware for milling, turning, grinding and boring applications

Milling Tools

Tap's Chipbreaking Geometry Promotes Versatility, Reliability

The Hoffmann Group has added the MasterTap high-performance tap to its Garant Master tool series.

Holemaking

Multi-Function Tool Drills, Chamfers, Thread Mills Holes

The MT drill from Carmex is designed to drill, chamfer and thread mill a hole in a single operation.

Holemaking

Mobile Package Performs Tapping Off-Line

FlexArm’s mobile tapping package enables operators to tap holes off-line while the machining center works on the next part. 

Laser & Waterjet

Laser Control Feature Programs, Drills Complex Hole Patterns on 3D Parts

SmartPerf from Prima Power Laserdyne is a laser control feature for programming and drilling simple or complex patterns of holes in linear and cylindrical paths on 2D and 3D parts.

Holemaking

Rugged Boring Heads Connect to Internet of Things

Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018: Big Kaiser’s EWE boring heads are intended to provide measurable performance advantages, significantly reducing finishing cost and cycle time.