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Published: 9/1/2014

Tooling Selection Keeps Big Aerospace Component In-House
Attention to the tool-up process enabled JWF Industries to launch a large-scale defense industry radar frame project, keeping production in-house and ultimately shaving weeks off of the expected production time.

Published: 7/1/2014

Tangential Milling, Slow-Motion Video Address Slotting Bottleneck
By switching to tangential milling from Ingersoll Cutting Tools and using a slow-motion video to identify and overcome a lack of horsepower, Busche Enterprise was able to reduce cycle time and tool cost.

Published: 12/1/2013

New Tooling Improves Machining Cell Output
By incorporating advanced tooling from Seco Tools, Thern Inc. was able to increase its machine tool capacity and reduce cutting costs.

Published: 11/1/2012

Tooling, Technical Support Boost Machining Capacity
Technology and application support from cutting tool supplier Seco Tools has played a key role in various process improvements at this manufacturer of transmission and torque converter components.

Published: 9/17/2012

Variable-Geometry End Mill Outguns Chatter
This shop boosted cutting speed and tool life on a troublesome tool steel application by switching to SGS Tool Company’s Z-Carb AP end mill, which features a custom geometry designed to reduce chatter.

Published: 8/13/2012

Tooling Helps Race Shop Take the Fast Lane
Cutting tools and expertise from Sandvik Coromant help this drag racing organization stay ahead.

Published: 4/11/2012

Inconel Meets Match in General-Purpose End Mill
This difficult Inconel application demonstrates that even some basic tool designs can perform admirably when paired with the right tool paths.

Published: 2/10/2012

High-Feed Cutters Keep Mold Shops Competitive
Ingersoll cutting tools designed specifically for high-feed machining helped these three mold-makers improve productivity on deep cavities and hostile combinations of layered material.

Published: 11/10/2011

Insert Geometry Doubles Hard Milling Throughput
Insert geometry can make a huge difference in throughput, as demonstrated by the gains this manufacturer realized by swapping tools in a long-reach slot-finishing application in hardened tool steel.

Published: 3/21/2011

A New Milling 101: What Customers Demand
Part 5. For W Machine Works in San Fernando, a custom variation of the WIDIA-Hanita VariMILL II solid end mill proved especially effective in roughing and semi-finishing applications in stainless steels, high-temp alloys, nickel- and carbon-based al...