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Small-Sized Inserts Offer Cost Savings
MoldMaking Technology

Available in a range of geometries, corner radii, chipformers and carbide grades, Iscar’s small-sized ISOTurn inserts are designed for applications where larger inserts are unnecessarily used, offering savings on cost per cutting edge.

Solid Carbide Drills, Cutters Handle Composites
MoldMaking Technology

Seco Tools offers a variety of milling and drilling tools designed to prevent uncut fibers and delamination in demanding composite applications.

Ballnose Milling Inserts Boost Finishes
MoldMaking Technology

Unlike ballnose geometries that tear off material when milling at the point, Millstar’s RB-T series ballnose milling inserts are engineered to shear the material to ensure quality finishes.

Electric Spindles Capable of High Speeds
MoldMaking Technology

HES series spindles from NSK America are integral motor/spindles that can be coupled with a variety of spindle tapers and used in either dry or flood-coolant cutting conditions.

IMTS: A Sneak Peek at What's Coming Up Next Week
MoldMaking Technology

Next week more than 100,000 manufacturing professionals from around the world will be attending IMTS in Chicago. Here is just a sampling of what will be on display.

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Cutting Tools

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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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