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Boring Tool Kits Accommodate Various Spindle Tapers

Allied Machine & Engineering has added three Criterion boring kits to its lineup: a kit for 1.00" cylindrical shanks, another for R8 shanks and a third kit for #4 Morse taper shanks. 

Holemaking

EDM Drill's Revised Design Increases Machining Speed

Makino’s EDBV3 is an EDM drilling machine designed to produce cooling film holes in blade and vane turbine engine component details.

Holemaking

Aluminum Drill Series Expanded

Kyocera SGS Precision Tools has expanded its Hi-PerCarb 131N series of drills such that it now includes 417 new items.

VMCs

The Little Shop That Could (with the Help of a Tapping Arm)

A pneumatic tapping arm enabled a small job shop to complete a challenging job in a week that would have taken other shops months to finish.  
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Holemaking

Multi-Function Cutter Prevents Chipping in Spot Drilling

Big Kaiser has introduced two versions of the C-Centering Cutter, a multifunction cutter capable of spot drilling, centering and chamfering.

Holemaking

Tap Forms Internal Threads in Half a Second

Emuge’s Punch Tap enables helical thread forming in cast and wrought aluminum alloys, as well as similar lightweight materials.

Holemaking

Vibration Damper Increases Productivity for Boring Operations

Wohlhaupter’s NoviTech vibration damper module, available from Allied Machine & Engineering, increases productivity for boring operations as well as surface quality and process reliability while extending the insert’s and machining spindle’s operating life.

Turning Tools

Insertable Form Drill System Reduces Setup Times

IMTS 2018: Schwanog’s PWP and PWP-D insertable form drill system reduces setup times with an insert holder that stays in the machine during insert change-over.

Holemaking

Milling Tool Requires No Pre-Drilled Holes, Improving Cycle Time

IMTS 2018: Vargus USA’s TMDR solid carbide thread milling tool enables drilling, thread milling and chamfering in one tooling operation. 

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Indexable-Insert Drill's Polished Surfaces Resist Wear

Walter USA has introduced the D4140 indexable-insert drill, a tough and versatile new drill designed to deliver maximum process reliability and extended tool life.