MILLING TOOLS

Why Binderless CBN Inserts Turn Titanium Faster

A new formulation of cubic boron nitride could provide a more solid alternative to cemented carbide as finish-machining becomes more demanding. 

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How to Slash 5-Axis Finishing Time

Finally there is an alternative to ballnose endmills for finishing 3D parts. The combination of finishing tools shaped to provide more cutting surface and a CAM system with the ability to apply them on a five-axis machining center can dramatically reduce finishing cycle times while delivering better surface finishes.

Walter Xtra-tec XT M5012 Comes Fully Ground or Sintered

Walter’s Xtra-tec XT M5012 ships in fully ground and sintered configurations, increasing the cost-effectiveness and precision of this versatile face mill.

Carmex Multi-Function Milling Tool is Versatile, Durable

Carmex’s Multi-Function Milling Tool performs six milling operations on a single tool, while maintaining high performance and durability.

Kennametal Says Its PCD Tools Outperform Carbide Tools

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.

Walter M5137 Xtra-tec XT Cutter Reduces Finishing Operations

Walter’s M5137 Xtra-tec XT shoulder milling cutter features 90-degree approach angles, which it says reduces the need for additional finishing operations.

Big Kaiser Introduces LiveChat Services

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.

Sandvik CoroMill 390 LW Enhances Aerospace Machining Capacity

Sandvik Coromant’s 3D-printed CoroMill 390 cutter helped Flying S Inc. achieve six-times the productivity on MAX5 cast aluminum alloy than with previous tools.
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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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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.

Cutting Tool Technology Aids Lights-Out Machining Applications

These features can help improve cutting tool stability, standardize cutting performance and extend tool life, enabling shops to confidently run unattended shifts.  

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.

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.

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.

Tungaloy MillQuadFeed Products Enhance High-Feed Milling

Tungaloy has expanded its MillQuadFeed high-feed milling cutter series by adding new grades and cutter body options for its SWMT09 insert range to enhance high-feed milling capability.