MMT ZONE: Cutting Tools

Tooling Up for Challenging Cuts
To maximize quality and repeatability, you need the right cutting tools, especially in challenging applications. Here’s a guide for selecting tools for high-speed tool paths, tight areas, straight walls and graphite cutting. more (+)

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Tool Line Includes Single-, Double-Sided Inserts
MoldMaking Technology

More than 280 items comprise Komet’s new line of milling tools, which includes bodies in inch and metric sizes.

Cutting to the Chase on New Cutting Tool Options
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Ingersoll Cutting Tool's Die and Mold Seminar featured all that's new in the company's arsenal of milling, drilling, turning and insert products, and more.

Exchangeable-Head End Mills Increase Accuracy, Repeatability
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OSG’s Phoenix PXM exchangeable-head end mill series features the company’s cutting geometries and coating, which are designed to improve performance in a variety of applications and materials such as steel, stainless steel, hardened steel and heat-resistant alloys.

Larger Inserts Increase Depth of Cut, Metal Removal
MoldMaking Technology

Seco Tools’ Engineered Solutions Square T4-12 line of square-shoulder and helical milling cutters features larger insert sizes and enables manufacturers to achieve increased depths of cut and higher metal-removal rates when roughing and semi-finishing steel, cast iron and other workpiece materials.

Toolholders Improve Coolant Penetration
MoldMaking Technology

Scientific Cutting Tools’ Coolant Ring Technology holders are made from high-quality, heat-treated steel and are black-oxide coated.

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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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