According to Brush Research Manufacturing, abrasive finishing tools do not release large amounts of grit into a machine’s coolant. Hear from three shops using these tools.
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.
The FBX drill from Kennametal is designed for flat-bottom drilling for structural aerospace parts, combining advantages from a flat-bottom drill and a Z-axis plunge mill.
Superturnz, a multi-directional turning system that uses the front and back cutting edge of a four-corner insert, is now available from Ingersoll.
The advance of automation makes in-house cutting tool regrinding more accessible. An automated measurement cycle adjusts the tool path in grinding operations to make regrinding simpler to program and easier to automate.
Tungaloy has released boring toolholders for its TungBore-Mini line. The company says these toolholders maximize chip evacuation for small-diameter boring contexts.
Tungaloy’s AH9130 insert grade for its DrillForce-Meister line of exchangeable-head drills enhances tool life and wear-pattern predictability for ISO P, M and K hole-making applications.
Palmgren’s heavy-duty bench grinder provides what the company says are longer duty cycles under load and less speed degradation than competing products.
EMAG has acquired Samputensili Machine Tools and Samputensili CLC, planning to merge them into EMAG SU Srl.
Horn USA has developed a variety of different tooling solutions to assist end users and manufacturers of machine tools in the pipe and coupling production market.
Horn’s EH geometry mitigates parting-off cutting forces and ensures chip control, increasing rigidity and enabling higher feed rates as a result.
The pandemic has taught manufacturers to reevaluate their preparedness for unexpected and drastic market disruptions. A practical example from a cutting tool manufacturer may show the way.
Walter’s WAL-506 indexable cermet turning inserts use the company’s FP2 geometry to reduce vibration, produce stronger corners and enhance surface finish.
Dormer Pramet’s range of stainless steel cutters and inserts optimizes productivity on low-power machines, while also offering versatility for different cutting conditions and applications.
Walter has revised its Xtra-Tec XT M5130 shoulder milling cutter, increasing its productivity with more teeth, an enhanced clearance angle and a new insert-mounting position.
Dormer Pramet's HX high-speed steel jobber drills feature a combination of substrate and drill angle that reduces thrust requirements and increases rigidity.
RoboDK, DIY-Robotics and ATI Industrial Automation have released a plug-and-play Robotic Deburring Cell technology bundle, which they say rapidly integrates into user systems.
Allied Machine and Engineering has introduced the Wohlhaupter VolCut insert holder, which features a high cutting speed and material removal up to 2.755”.
Live tooling is often seen as a niche solution, but there are a number of different processes that are improved by introducing live tooling.
GWS Tool Group has acquired Taurus Tool and Engineering, a manufacturer of precision custom round, HSS and carbide-step tools.
Big Kaiser has debuted two smaller sizes of its EWN Smart Damper precision boring heads, which it says eliminate vibration in deep-hole finish boring.
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.
A new formulation of cubic boron nitride could provide a more solid alternative to cemented carbide as finish-machining becomes more demanding.
Carmex’s Multi-Function Milling Tool performs six milling operations on a single tool, while maintaining high performance and durability.