A new formulation of cubic boron nitride could provide a more solid alternative to cemented carbide as finish-machining becomes more demanding.
A new three-fluted drill designed for high production can improve the speed of drilling holes in steel by 50% while improving roundness and accuracy.
Allied Machine and Engineering has introduced the Wohlhaupter VolCut insert holder, which features a high cutting speed and material removal up to 2.755”.
GWS Tool Group has acquired Taurus Tool and Engineering, a manufacturer of precision custom round, HSS and carbide-step tools.
Live tooling is often seen as a niche solution, but there are a number of different processes that are improved by introducing live tooling.
Walter’s Xtra-tec XT M5012 ships in fully ground and sintered configurations, increasing the cost-effectiveness and precision of this versatile face mill.
Royal Products has hired Kendal Glotzbach as its new regional business manager for Indiana and Michigan.
Carmex’s Multi-Function Milling Tool performs six milling operations on a single tool, while maintaining high performance and durability.
The time is now to take stock of your tools. Recently posted articles explore the potential impact of tooling technology.
Kennametal has debuted a line of PCD tools, including drills, reams and end mills, that it says improves upon carbide tooling for aluminum and aluminum-alloy machining.
The combination of exchangeable micro-grain carbide drill inserts and tool steel holders in YG-1’s i-One system provides what the company says is exceptional tool life.
A collaborative agreement being overseen by the U.S. Department of Energy involves a deceptively simple test — a test that could radically increase throughput of the United States’ existing base of CNC machine tools.
Walter’s M5137 Xtra-tec XT shoulder milling cutter features 90-degree approach angles, which it says reduces the need for additional finishing operations.
Walter WBH20 and WBS10 grades provide improved quality, reliability and tool life in grooving operations on ISO-H and ISO-S materials, respectively.
Big Kaiser has introduced a LiveChat service to its website, providing real-time chat support during normal business hours and an after-hours message service.
Different chipbreakers are engineered for different parameters. Machining footage shows the difference in effectiveness between chipbreakers used in the right and the wrong applications.
Rigibore’s ActiveEdge boring bars and Zenith system automatically adjust based on in-process measurement data, reducing scrap and aiding in lights out machining.
Seco Tools is expanding its Turbo Line with Turbo 16 cutting inserts, which feature tool longevity and material removal rate boosts.
These features can help improve cutting tool stability, standardize cutting performance and extend tool life, enabling shops to confidently run unattended shifts.
Kennametal’s HARVI I TE four-flute ballnose end mill features a proprietary relief that improves coolant flow and milling versatility.
Cutting tool technology is advancing and shops’ needs are changing as well. A leading cutting tool supplier offers this view.
BIG KAISER has introduced Sphinx’s Nirox high-performance drill, which specializes in use cases with low cutting speeds in unstable environments.
GWS Tool Group has hired Bryan Comyns and Walter Lopez as, respectively, business development specialist and application specialist for the California/Northern Mexico region.