Shrinking Costs: The Tool Life and Cycle Time Advantages of Shrink-Fit Tooling

A Tier-One automotive supplier measures the value of a toolholder change.

The Next Step in Setup Reduction

Quick-change modular tooling is a clear way to increase productivity, shorten setup time and generally improve the bottom line for job shops and large manufacturers alike.


From Universal Tool Clamping to Automated Presetting

The opening of Rego-Fix's new U.S. headquarters caps a long series of developments in precision tool clamping technology.


Live Tooling Head Enables Angled Milling, Gear Skiving

Exsys Tool’s 90-degree skiving, drilling and milling head enables angled drilling and milling capabilities on turning centers as well as gear skiving operations.


Air-Powered Spindles Enable 50,000-rpm Milling

Eastec 2017: Air Turbine Spindles’ new 50,000-rpm 660 series is said to dramatically reduce cycle time and machine spindle wear in applications ranging from micromachining to heavy-duty milling in tool steel, titanium, ceramics or Inconel.

Turning Tools

Overcoming the Challenges of Threading Hardened Parts

Threading hardened parts resulted in long cycle times and fast tool wear for one shop. Seco's Secomax CBN200 insert grade reduced threading cycle time by a third.


Schunk Opens Service, Technology Center in Houston, Texas

The center offers a range of services to local manufacturers.

Turning Tools

Tooling Line Now Includes Threading Inserts, Round Shank Holders

Tungaloy is expanding its DuoJustCut line to include threading inserts and round shank holders to further its position in small-part machining industries.


Automated Tool Clamping, Measurement

This system combines tool presetting with tool clamping to automatically set, measure and clamp tools.

Safe Tooling for Heavy Machining

Heavy machining puts stress on the tool holder. This system helps eliminate tool pullout.