CUTTING TOOLS

Greenleaf Boosts OCCO's Cutter and Insert Productivity

Greenleaf Corp.’s proprietary insert, cutter and machine adjustments helped OCCO reduce crankshaft machining costs to, in some cases, a quarter of the original cost.
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Increasing Productivity in Drilling Holes in Steel

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.

Seco Tools' Turbo 16 Achieves Long-Lasting Tool Life

Seco Tools is expanding its Turbo Line with Turbo 16 cutting inserts, which feature tool longevity and material removal rate boosts.

Kennametal End Mill's Rippled Relief Improves Coolant Flow

Kennametal’s HARVI I TE four-flute ballnose end mill features a proprietary relief that improves coolant flow and milling versatility.

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.

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.

BIG KAISER Introduces Sphinx's High-Performance Nirox Drill

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 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.

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.)

Walter M2471 Milling Cutter Reduces Cutting Tools Costs

The Water M2471 milling cutter features a new, double-sided indexable round insert that can reduce cutting material costs by up to 20 percent.

Tungaloy SpinJet HPC Uses Coolant Pressures up to 7 MPa

Tungaloy’s new HPC SpinJet line adds high-pressure, high-speed spindle capability to the company’s coolant-driven spindle series.

Emuge Micro End Mills and Chucks Tackle High-Precision Tasks

Emuge’s Micro End Mills and Chucks improve milling performance and tool life for high-precision machining applications.

Ceratizit Releases WTX, World's First Four-Fluted Drill

CERATIZIT has released its WTX High-Feed Drill, which it says is the first four-fluted drill available on the market. Its design should result in longer tool life and increased drilling quality.

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.

Big Kaiser Raising Funds for NRL Through December

Big Kaiser plans to donate 2% of NTMA member orders to the National Robotics League from November 1 to December 31.

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Increasing Productivity in Drilling Holes in Steel

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.

Tungaloy's DMH Drill Head Resists Fracture Damage

Tungaloy’s DMH drill head for DrillMeister features an edge geometry that resists thin-wall snapback and wear from exit burrs.

ANCA's ToolRoom RN34 Software Eases Tool Balancing

ANCA’s ToolRoom RN34 supports ballnose cutting edges, which are suited for the aerospace, die/mold, general machining and power generation industries.

Hoffman Group Presetter Measures Up To 400 Milimeters

The Hoffman Group’s Garant VG Basic Presetter features electronic measuring equipment with a digital camera that has a measurement range of up to 400 mm on both axes.

Kennametal FEG Drill Insert Eliminates End Milling

Kennametal’s FEG drill insert is designed to increase the ease of drilling flat-bottom holes into difficult and curved surfaces while eliminating the need for end milling.

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How to Choose the Best Drill Type for Your Next Job

Five questions to ask when deciding between solid carbide drills or replaceable insert.

Cutting Data, Indexable Inserts Optimize Fine Boring

By using digital technology and optimized indexable inserts from Big Kaiser, Schmauser Müller Metalltechnik has increased its process reliability and efficiency in fine boring applications as well as improved tool life.
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