Turning Tools

Grooving, Parting Inserts Ensure Reliable Handling

The Walter Cut MX grooving and parting tool is said to improve accuracy, stability and process reliability.

Turning Tools

Multipurpose Cutting Tool Reduces Cost

Arno Werkzeuge USA’s Shark-Cut line is a multipurpose cutting tool platform for a range of turning applications, enabling shops to use one tool for facing, drilling, boring and turning.


CAM Strategy for Turning Method Provides Process Reliability

Vandurit has developed a RollFeed turning method that is complemented by a HyperMill CAM strategy from Open Mind.

Turning Tools

High-Adhesion Turning Grades Improve Peeling Resistance

Sumitomo Electric Carbide is releasing the AC4010K and AC4015K turning grades for cast iron designed to promote longer, stable tool life.

VIDEOS: Tips for Screw Making on Swiss-Type Machines

Here’s a three-part video series focused on Swiss screw making to help explain the benefits of thread whirling, back turning and broaching while taking into consideration CAM programming, tooling and machine specifications.

Data-Driven Manufacturing Brings Efficiency to the Shop Floor

Developments in data-driven manufacturing, or digitization of the shop floor, are going far beyond merely knowing whether or not machines are in cycle.

Turning Tools

Smaller Economical Turning Inserts, Holders Maintain Same Performance

Tungaloy is expanding its economical ISO-EcoTurn turning insert and holder system to include VNMG inserts and holders.

Turning Tools

Insert Grade Excels in Turning Uneven Forged Surfaces

Sandvik Coromant has introduced its GC4335 insert grade for the turning of steels where unstable conditions or vibration issues prevail.

Turning Tools

New Turning Process Can Drastically Cut Cycle Times

Sandvik Coromant’s PrimeTurning process allows turning and facing in all directions, delivering dramatic increases in high-volume production. Cycle time reductions of 50 percent or more can be achieved.

Turning Machines

A New Turning Process Enables Cutting “In Reverse”

A methodology for cutting in both directions on a CNC lathe promises to make turning a much more productive operation in certain applications. New types of inserts driven by new CAM tool paths are key enablers of this development, but implementing the whole multifaceted system as a system is essential.