TURNING TOOLS

Turning Tools

Video: What Can Force Analysis Tell You About Your Machining Process?

See cuts and force profiles corresponding to tool failure, built-up edge and a tool that is too positive for the setup.

Toolholders

Q&A: Trends in Cutting Tool Application

Cutting tool technology is advancing and shops’ needs are changing as well. A leading cutting tool supplier offers this view.

Turning Tools

4 Questions To Ask When Moving to Live Tooling

Live tooling is often seen as a niche solution, but there are a number of different processes that are improved by introducing live tooling.

NEWS

GWS Tool Group Fills California/Northern Mexico Positions

GWS Tool Group has hired Bryan Comyns and Walter Lopez as, respectively, business development specialist and application specialist for the California/Northern Mexico region.

Milling Tools

IMTS spark: Trends in Cutting Tool Adoption and Technology

Horn USA head of product management John Kollenbroich joins MMS’s Peter Zelinski to discuss cutting tool application trends. Join them Nov. 18 at 11:00 am EST. (Add to your MySpark Planner.)

NEWS

Sumitomo Offers Expansive, Consumer-Friendly Catalog

Sumitomo’s new 21-22 General Catalog includes customer-oriented information on the company’s largest batch of new products since it opened a USA branch in 1979.

Turning Tools

Ceratizit Dragonskin Coating Protects Tools From Heat, Wear

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

Milling Tools

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.    

Turning Machines

Modulated CNC Turning: How a Reversal in the Tool Path Can Deliver Greater Cutting Speed

UNCC researchers introduce modulation into the tool path. Chip breaking was the goal, but higher metal removal rate is an intriguing secondary effect.

Turning Tools

New Walter CBN Grades Optimized for Challenging Materials

Walter’s new WBK20 and WBK30 CBN grades have edge-preparation designs that are optimized for applications in cast iron and hardened steel.