Cutting Tools

Cutting tools are used on machine tools to cut metal, and are one component of the overall mold machining process to consider when looking to improve speeds, feeds, wear and surface finish. Technologies include end mills, drills, inserts, spindles, toolholders, fluids and coatings. There are many styles, substrates and coatings to consider during selection.
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What’s All the Chatter about Aluminum?

Special cutter geometries can virtually eliminate vibration in machining of aluminum molds.
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Examining a cutting tool’s performance values, not just its cost, reveals the true efficiency of machining processes.
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End Mills Increase Feed Rates, Shorten Cycle Times

Seco Tools subsidiary Niagara Cutter’s Stabilizer 2.0 family of end mills incorporate continuous variable asymmetrical geometries for smooth and chatter-free performance that the company says allows feed rates to be doubled over those of previous models.



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