HOLEMAKING

Holemaking

DeHoff 3060 Bores Railcar Hopper Bins

The DeHoff 3060, available from Kays Engineering, is a single-axis boring machine designed for applications in the railroad industry.

Medical

Shop Starts Work on Custom Drill for Ventilators Before Purchase Order Came

When this Indiana toolmaker saw an order for cutting tools to make ventilators for coronavirus patients, his workers started grinding before the customer officially hired them.
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Holemaking

Suhner's EconoMaster Drilling Units Cut Various Light Materials

Suhner’s EconoMaster line of drilling units is designed for multiple materials such as light metal, wood, composite, plastic and foam.

Holemaking

Tongtai VTX Drilling, Tapping Machines Provide High Precision

With rapid traverse speeds ranging to 2,362 ipm (60 m/min) in all axes and acceleration of 1.2 G, Tongtai’s VTX drilling and tapping centers are designed for high-precision, high-volume machining applications.

Holemaking

Tungaloy Adds Fracture-Resistant Guide Pads to DeepTri-Drill Line

Tungaloy’s DeepTri-Drill line of indexable deep hole drills now includes FH3135 grade guide pads.

Holemaking

Monaghan Tooling's Top Speed Ring Reamer Enables Higher Feed Rates

Monaghan Tooling Group’s Top Speed Ring is a reamer designed to provide higher feed rates over traditional cutting rings.

Turning Tools

Tungaloy's TungBoreMini Combines Drilling and ID, OD Turning

The TungBoreMini, a multifunctional drilling and turning tool from Tungaloy, is designed to combine the capabilities of drilling and OD and ID turning tools.

Holemaking

Emuge Expands FPC Chuck Line with Slim Models

Emuge has expanded its line of FPC Milling/ Drilling Chucks products to include Slim Line models that are designed to enhance five-axis machining productivity and versatility.

Holemaking

Deep-Hole Drilling Automation Is More Than Part Load/Unload

Automation inside deep-hole drilling machines can be more valuable than part handling outside of them.

Oil & Gas

Drilling and Chamfering Tool Solves Machine Shop's Vexing Problem

An oil & gas part with a lot of holes required that Utex use two different tools to ensure burr-free inner and outer diameters. With Heule’s Vex-S tool, the shop realized time savings per cycle of an entire minute by performing drilling and chamfering in a single step.
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