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Published: 8/27/2019

Interrupted Turning Operation Cuts Cost With 10-Sided Insert
Using a robust 10-sided insert from Tungaloy, this oil-industry remanufacturer was able to reduce the number of inserts used in interrupted turning operations.

Published: 8/20/2019

A New Approach to Turning
In a world-first live demonstration, Ceratizit showed its High-Dynamic Turning process during the company’s Open Days 2019 in Austria. The technique uses a turn-mill center’s milling spindle to perform the turning process.

Published: 8/17/2019

Tooling System Reduces Setup Time So Shop Stays Competitive
Turret adapted clamping units and quick-change tooling systems have helped a company use its new turning centers more effectively, so it can win new business in a competitive environment.

Published: 7/30/2019

Tool Improves Efficiency in Cutting 4140 Steel
Switching from a cutting tool insert that produced 24 parts per cutting edge to one that produces 40 parts per cutting edge saved a shop time and money. 

Published: 7/30/2019

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.

Published: 7/10/2019

Ceratizit Presents Team Cutting Tools and Turns Turning Upside Down
Luxembourg-based Ceratizit Group invited more than 50 journalists from 15 countries for their Open Days 2019 press event from May 13-15 to present the new Team Cutting Tools and its new turning technology High Dynamic Turning.

Published: 5/16/2019

Burr-Free Micro Thread Whirling
Threading is usually the last operation when machining components, which is why the process needs to be reliable and highly precise. DC Swiss has developed an internal thread whirler, which leaves micro threads burr-free, even in demanding, hard-to-...

Published: 5/13/2019

A Rolling Cutting Tool Boosts Turning Efficiency
Rollfeed turning adds a third axis to turning operations that moves simultaneously with the X and Z axes to “roll” the cutting tool with a special insert geometry across the surface of the part. The result is reduced machining ...

Published: 12/20/2018

December 2018 Product Spotlight: Turning
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on turning machines and tooling.

Published: 11/8/2018

Video: Chipbreakers Are Not All the Same—How to Break Chips Effectively
Different chipbreakers are engineered for different parameters. Machining footage shows the difference in effectiveness between chipbreakers used in the right and the wrong applications.