Turning Tools

Ceratizit Dragonskin Coating Protects Tools From Heat, Wear

Ceratizit’s Dragonskin coating technology enhances tool durability and heat resistance.


ANCA's ToolRoom RN34 Software Eases Tool Balancing

ANCA’s ToolRoom RN34 supports ballnose cutting edges, which are suited for the aerospace, die/mold, general machining and power generation industries.


Kyocera's DRV Magic Drills Reduce Chattering

The DRV Magic Drill family of indexable drills from Kyocera Precision Tools is now available in diameters from ½" to 2" and 12 mm to 60 mm sizes.    

Milling Tools

Hoffman Group Presetter Measures Up To 400 Milimeters

The Hoffman Group’s Garant VG Basic Presetter features electronic measuring equipment with a digital camera that has a measurement range of up to 400 mm on both axes.


How Machine Tool Dynamics Could Become a U.S. Supply Chain Strategy

A collaborative agreement being overseen by the U.S. Department of Energy involves a deceptively simple test — a test that could radically increase throughput of the United States’ existing base of CNC machine tools.

Milling Tools

Kyocera SGS Expands Micro-Tool Offerings

Kyocera SGS Precision Tools is expanding its micro-tool offerings by more than 4,000 tools, with large increases in its variety of micro-end mills and micro-drills.


IMCO Carbide Tool Joins IMC Group

Details of the August agreement were not disclosed, but company leadership says most aspects of IMCO’s operations and product portfolio will not change.

Milling Tools

Tungaloy MillQuadFeed Products Enhance High-Feed Milling

Tungaloy has expanded its MillQuadFeed high-feed milling cutter series by adding new grades and cutter body options for its SWMT09 insert range to enhance high-feed milling capability.

Milling Tools

Big Kaiser's Noventa Optimizes Chamfering Cycle Times

Big Kaiser’s new Noventa from Sphinx milling cutter lineup optimizes front-and-back chamfering and deburring, improving cycle time, tool life, surface quality and product finish.

Milling Tools

Video: 3D Printed Tool Illustrates the Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Machining

Is AM an aid to machining? A competitor? It’s both. The Cool Parts Show looks at a milling tool design made possible by 3D printing.