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Published: 4/4/2017

New Tooling Technologies for Today, Tomorrow
A recent visit to Sandvik Coromant’s headquarters in Sandviken, Sweden, revealed a handful of technologies that will impact machining and machine monitoring moving forward.

Published: 3/10/2017

Ultrasonic Technology Poised for Advance into General Machining
Formerly applied only to exotic materials such as ceramics and gemstones, ultrasonic machining has been adapted to more general manufacturing. Titanium and CFRP are two workpiece materials in which the counterintuitive technology shows promise.

Published: 3/2/2017

Tool Mfr. Commits to Marketing-Free Product Training Seminars
Responding to feedback from its customers, Dapra Corp. changed its seminar model to focus less on marketing, and more on technical training.

Published: 2/23/2017

Applications Advance for Solid Ceramic End Mills
All they need is speed! Tools for roughing nickel-based alloys can be used in the same processes as carbide tools, just with high rpm and no coolant.

Published: 2/9/2017

Video: Custom Workholding for Tool Regrinding
This shop uses a simple toolholding device on a machine meant for unattended tool production to regrind tools that already have their precision geometry.

Published: 12/2/2016

Can Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number of flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flu...

Published: 6/28/2016

Measurement Vs. Experience in Optimal Machining Parameters
When it comes to finding chatter-free cutting speeds, measurement is the faster way to go. An anecdote illustrates this.

Published: 4/12/2016

Tungaloy’s Product Seminar Focuses on Reducing Real Costs of Production
More than 1,050 products are included in the latest TungForce line, leveraging coatings and geometries to hit machining costs where it counts: speed.

Published: 1/21/2016

Video: Accelerated Blisk Milling
CAM and cutting tool companies develop a process for machining a titanium bladed disk in less than half the conventionally expected cycle time.

Published: 12/24/2015

Evacuation Plan
Milling deep grooves generates tons of chips that are sometimes hard to clear. This internal coolant device provides an innovative solution to this challenge.