MILLING TOOLS

NEWS

Ceratizit Acquires U.S. Carbide Cutting Tool Manufacturer.

Best Carbide Cutting Tools LLC strengthens Ceratizit’s U.S. network of distributors.

Cutting Tools

Square Shoulder Milling Cutter for Multipurpose Operations

Dormer Pramet’s Econ LN square shoulder milling cutter provides positive axial geometry that promotes lower cutting forces and smoother machining.

Cutting Tools

Milling Tool Provides Essentially Stepless Pocketing to 6.5 mm Deep

Kennametal’s Mill 4-11 indexable milling cutter is designed to provide accurate pocket positioning and the free cutting action of a single-sided insert at a cost per edge similar to a double-sided insert.

Cutting Tools

Milling Tools Get Update for Machining Deep Pockets in Titanium

Sandvik Coromant’s CoroMill 390 is now available with the company’s Silent Tools technology for more efficient machining of parts such as engine mounts as well as deep pockets on titanium-frame parts for the aerospace industry.

Cutting Tools

End Mills Feature Smaller Neck Diameters for Easier Five-Axis Machining

The Jabro-Solid2 JS554 range of solid-carbide end mills from Seco Tools is now available with smaller neck-diameter options.

Cutting Tools

New Corner Radius Options for End Mill Series

SGS Tool Co. has expanded its series 33 high-performance end mills for difficult-to-machine materials such as stainless steel, titanium and Inconel.

Cutting Tools

Toolholding for Heavy-Duty Machining

Heller Machine Tools needed to improve metal removal rates during roughing and heavy-duty machining. Haimer's Safe-Lock system enabled high-feed slotting of up to 2 times diameter in difficult materials.

Cutting Tools

Milling Tools Use Self-Rotating Inserts for Uniform Cutting Edge Wear

Pokolm’s Spinworx milling system is designed to reduce operating labor time with self-rotating cutting inserts.

Cutting Tools

End Mill Geometry Enables Doubled Feed Rates

Niagara Cutter, a subsidiary of Seco Tools, recently launched its Stabilizer 2.0 next-generation family of end mills.

Cutting Tools

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 flute density and other enhancements as well.